GandCrab Riding Emotet’s Bus!

Credit to Author: Bajrang Mane| Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 10:03:57 +0000

Emotet Known for constantly changing its payload and infection vectors like spam mail, Malicious Doc and even Malicious JS files. It compromised a very high number of websites on the internet. Emotet malware campaign has existed since 2014. It comes frequently in intervals with different techniques and variants to deliver malware…

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Hacker destroys VFEmail service, wipes backups

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 16:56:00 +0000

A hacker managed to compromise, and entirely destroy, a popular email service and all of its backups. What happened?

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Businesses: It’s time to implement an anti-phishing plan

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2019 16:54:28 +0000

If your organization doesn’t have an anti-phishing plan in place, it’s time to start thinking about one. Here’s what to tell your employees and customers about phishing attacks.

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Sextortion Bitcoin scam makes unwelcome return

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 18:38:53 +0000

A well-worn sextortion scam is back in user’s inboxes. We explain what to look for and why recipients shouldn’t panic.

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Anatova, A modular ransomware

Credit to Author: Shriram Munde| Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2019 06:09:49 +0000

While everyone was engaged in new year celebrations, malware authors were busy creating new ransomware for 2019. Quick Heal Security Labs has discovered the first ransomware of 2019 — Anatova ransomware. During our analysis, we found that Anatova is not just ransomware but a modular one. By modular ransomware we…

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GandCrab Ransomware along with Monero Miner and Spammer

Credit to Author: Prashant Tilekar| Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2019 11:54:00 +0000

Recently we saw a new campaign through spam mail attachment- zip file. It contains JavaScript file which delivers a bundle of GandCrab Ransomware, Monero miner and Spammer. This bundle of multiple malware variants is nothing new, it is common for ransomware to be paired with miner and spammer. This type…

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Malspam email – Jack of all malware, master of none.

Credit to Author: Shriram Munde| Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2019 07:37:49 +0000

Malspam email or malicious spam emails are considered to be one of the favorite malware delivery channels for the attackers to deliver the malware to targeted victims. Attackers also run spam email campaigns to distribute their malware to a large number of users. For attackers to succeed, two things are…

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Christmas tech scams roundup

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2018 17:30:14 +0000

What’s under the Christmas tree? It’s worse than lumps of coal, it’s a not very festive assortment of tricks and scams designed to give you a festive season hangover.

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Ghost Has Arrived

Credit to Author: Ghanshyam More| Date: Fri, 14 Dec 2018 11:58:50 +0000

On the back of an upswing in Ransomware activity, we decided to carry out an in-depth analysis of Ghost Ransomware. Interesting fact about this malware is that it uses multiple components to encrypt user files. Technical Analysis : Main malware executable (Ghost.exe) is compiled using the DotNet Framework. The infection…

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