Avzhan DDoS bot dropped by Chinese drive-by attack

Credit to Author: hasherezade| Date: Fri, 23 Feb 2018 18:00:00 +0000

The Avzhan DDoS bot is back in the wild again, this time being dropped by a Chinese drive-by attack. In this post, we’ll take a deep dive into its functionality and compare the sample we captured with the one described in the past.

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Deepfakes FakeApp tool (briefly) includes cryptominer

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Fri, 23 Feb 2018 17:20:00 +0000

We take a look at what happens when one of the most popular DIY Deepfakes programs decides to monetise with a spot of coin mining. Surprise: it doesn’t end well.

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TippingPoint Threat Intelligence and Zero-Day Coverage – Week of February 19, 2018

Credit to Author: Elisa Lippincott (TippingPoint Global Product Marketing)| Date: Fri, 23 Feb 2018 15:44:45 +0000

Earlier this week, Trend Micro released its Security Roundup for 2017, which reveals an increase in ransomware, cryptocurrency mining and business email compromise (BEC) attempts over the past year as cybercriminals refined and targeted their attacks for greater financial return. Surprisingly, some of the biggest attacks still rely on known vulnerabilities that have available patches….

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This Week in Security News: Bank Robberies and Whaling

Credit to Author: Jon Clay (Global Threat Communications)| Date: Fri, 23 Feb 2018 14:29:52 +0000

Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about the cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days. This week, business leaders share their tips on keeping their companies safe, hackers stole from a Russian central bank, and Google reveals a new Microsoft Edge flaw. Read on…

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