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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A state of constant uncertainty or uncertain constancy? Fast flux explained

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Tue, 12 Dec 2017 16:00:00 +0000

Although often seen as an illegal cybercriminal tactic, the methodology behind fast flux is actually far from evil. So how is it being abused? Read on to learn more.

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More trouble in Google Play land

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Fri, 20 Oct 2017 20:41:36 +0000

After our mobile security experts repeatedly discovered adware on several apps on the Google Play store, our friends at Symantec have unearthed at least eight malicious apps that are found capable of adding affected mobile devices to a botnet.

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A week in security (October 9 – October 15)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 19:00:56 +0000

A compilation of notable security news and blog posts from Monday, October 9 to Sunday, October 15. We presented our quarterly report, won security awards, and lots more.

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