A week in security (February 15 – February 21)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2021 11:37:19 +0000

A roundup of cybersecurity news from February 15 – 21, including Egregor, romance scams, insider threats, and more.

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Your guide to new-age cybersecurity terms

Credit to Author: Quickheal| Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2020 12:32:19 +0000

Like every other sector, cybersecurity has its own lingo. Often, it can be difficult for us users to understand the nuances. If jargon and long lists of indecipherable acronyms are frustrating you, we’re here to keep you updated with the latest lingo in the cybersecurity world. Keep in mind though,…

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INTERPOL Collaboration Reduces Cryptojacking by 78%

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Wed, 08 Jan 2020 14:40:55 +0000

Cybercriminals are often seen as having the upper hand over the “white hat” community. After all, they’re anonymous, can launch attacks from virtually anywhere in the world, and usually have the element of surprise. But there’s one secret weapon the good guys have: Collaboration. That’s why Trend Micro has always prioritized its partnerships with law…

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Lemon_Duck PowerShell malware cryptojacks enterprise networks

Credit to Author: rajeshnataraj| Date: Tue, 01 Oct 2019 04:01:09 +0000

SophosLabs are monitoring a significant spike in crypto mining attacks, which spread quickly across enterprise networks. Starting from a single infection, these attacks use a variety of malicious scripts that, eventually, turn an enterprise&#8217;s large pool of CPU resources into efficient cryptocurrency mining slaves. The threat actors behind these campaigns have been using an array [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/jF91Bgk0dso” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Cryptojacking in the post-Coinhive era

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Thu, 02 May 2019 15:00:00 +0000

Cryptojacking captured everyone’s attention in 2017 and 2018. With Coinhive no longer in business, has this threat been completely snuffed out?

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