A week in security (August 6 – August 12)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 13 Aug 2018 16:37:10 +0000

A round-up of the security news from August 6 – August 12, including ransomware, interesting talks during BlackHat, botnets, and the evils of JavaScript.

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A week in security (August 6 – 12)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 13 Aug 2018 16:37:10 +0000

A round-up of the security news from August 6 – 12, including ransomware, interesting talks during BlackHat, botnets, and the evils of JavaScript.

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Trojans: What’s the real deal?

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Wed, 25 Jul 2018 15:40:47 +0000

We take a fresh look at Trojans: the history of the term, the most popular threats over the years, the different types of Trojans, and their relationship with social engineering.

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A week in security (June 4 – June 10)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2018 16:02:13 +0000

A roundup of the security news from June 4 – June 10, including IoT botnets, government attacks, dodgy Wi-Fi, and more.

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Internet Shortcut used in Necurs malspam campaign

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 03 May 2018 17:44:18 +0000

The Necurs gang tries out a new trick to load malware and bypass security defenses.

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An in-depth analysis of a new, emerging “.url” malware campaign – by Quick Heal Security Labs

Credit to Author: Pradeep Kulkarni| Date: Mon, 19 Mar 2018 14:19:13 +0000

Last week, we had blogged about the emergence of a new attack vector ‘.url’ which is used to spread malware. In this blog post, we will deep-dive into the attack chain of this ‘.url’ vector and elaborate on the Quant Loader malware which is actively making use of it. Let’s…

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An in-depth analysis of a new, emerging “.url” malware campaign – An analysis by Quick Heal Security Labs

Credit to Author: Pradeep Kulkarni| Date: Mon, 19 Mar 2018 14:19:13 +0000

Last week, we had blogged about the emergence of a new attack vector ‘.url’ which is used to spread malware. In this blog post, we will deep-dive into the attack chain of this ‘.url’ vector and elaborate on the Quant Loader malware which is actively making use of it. Let’s…

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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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Microsoft teams up with law enforcement and other partners to disrupt Gamarue (Andromeda)

Credit to Author: Windows Defender ATP| Date: Mon, 04 Dec 2017 23:06:44 +0000

Today, with help from Microsoft security researchers, law enforcement agencies around the globe, in cooperation with Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit (DCU), announced the disruption of Gamarue, a widely distributed malware that has been used in networks of infected computers collectively called the Andromeda botnet. The disruption is the culmination of a journey that started in

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