VASTFLUX ad fraud massively affected millions of iOS devices, dismantled

Categories: Apple

Categories: News

Tags: VASTFLUX

Tags: HUMAN

Tags: fast flux

Tags: VAST

Tags: Matryoshka

Tags: JavaScript

Tags: JS

Tags: iOS

Tags: ad fraud

Tags: malvertising

Tags: Video Ad Serving Template

Tags: VAST

Tags: command-and-control

Tags: C2

An evasive ad fraud campaign affecting iOS users has come to light. It’s called VASTFLUX.

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Stopping C2 communications in human-operated ransomware through network protection

Credit to Author: Katie McCafferty| Date: Thu, 03 Nov 2022 16:00:00 +0000

Providing advanced protection against increasingly sophisticated human-operated ransomware, Microsoft Defender for Endpoint’s network protection leverages threat intelligence and machine learning to block command-and-control (C2) communications.

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Point-of-sale malware used to steal 167,000 credit cards

Categories: News

Tags: POS

Tags: malware

Tags: credit card

Tags: credit identity theft

Tags: C2

Tags: MajikPOS

Tags: Treasure Hunter

Researchers have discovered the theft of 167,000 sets of credit card detials by MajikPOS and Treasure Hunter POS malware

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Winnti APT group docks in Sri Lanka for new campaign

Categories: Threat Intelligence

Tags: Winnti

Tags: APT

Tags: China

Tags: Sri Lanka

Tags: India

Tags: Keyplug

Tags: malware

Tags: dropbox

Tags: C2

Tags: DBoxAgent

In this research paper, we document a new campaign we attribute to the Winnti APT group. The victims are located in Sri Lanka at a point in time where the country is going through economic hardship while China makes headlines for docking on of its special vessels there.

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Cryptojackers growing in numbers and sophistication

Categories: News

Categories: Cryptomining

Tags: Cryptojacking

Tags: fileless

Tags: malware

Tags: LOLBins

Tags: RiskWare.BitCoinMiner

Tags: Trojan.BitCoinMiner

Tags: c2

Tags: mining pools

Probably due to rising energy costs and the volatility in crypto-currencies, we can see a rise in malicious crypto mining, aka cryptojacking.

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Hermit spyware is deployed with the help of a victim’s ISP

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Wed, 29 Jun 2022 10:03:54 +0000

A new commercial spyware for governments, called Hermit, has spotted in the wild. It affects iOS and all Android versions.

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Denonia cryptominer is first malware to target AWS Lambda

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Mon, 11 Apr 2022 14:36:53 +0000

There is now malware in serverless environments. Dubbed Denonia, it specifically targets the AWS Lambda to perform cryptojacking.

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Duo of Android dropper and payload target certain countries and app users

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Tue, 01 Feb 2022 13:32:37 +0000

A yet unnamed Android malware is spotted in Google’s Play Store. After profiling its target, it drops Vultur, a newish RAT.

Categories: Android

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