Emotet revisited: pervasive threat still a danger to businesses

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2019 15:00:00 +0000

Emotet is often mentioned as one of the most annoying, effective, and costly present-day malware infections. We discuss the reasons why and the proper way to remove it.

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Sophisticated Ransomware : “Katyusha”

Credit to Author: Ghanshyam More| Date: Fri, 14 Dec 2018 10:59:58 +0000

For several months, Quick Heal Security Labs has been observing an increase in ransomware, we have found one more interesting ransomware which encrypts files and adds extension “.katyusha” and demands for an amount of 0.5 btc within three days and threatens to release the data to public download if the ransom is not…

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How threat actors are using SMB vulnerabilities

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Fri, 14 Dec 2018 16:00:00 +0000

SMB vulnerabilities have been so successful for criminals that they’ve been used in some of the most devastating ransomware and Trojan attacks of the last two years. Learn how they work and how your organization can protect against them.

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New ‘Under the Radar’ report examines modern threats and future technologies

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 05 Dec 2018 13:01:44 +0000

Malwarebytes released a new report called “Under the Radar: The Future of Undetected Malware” that takes a look at current threats using next generation tricks, and how current security technologies stand up to these threats, as well as the threats to come.

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Malwarebytes’ 2019 security predictions

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2018 16:00:00 +0000

Every year, we at Malwarebytes Labs like to stare into our crystal ball and foretell the future of malware. And while all hope is for a threat-free 2019, the reality likely includes botnets, IoT, artificial intelligence, and even more data breaches. When it comes to security, we can pretty much assure you that attacks will keep happening—just as the sun rises and sets. 

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Emotet on the rise with heavy spam campaign

Credit to Author: Adam Kujawa| Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2018 22:55:12 +0000

Over the last few days, we’ve noticed a large increase in malicious spam spreading Emotet, as well as a higher number of detections from our customers. Looks like we’re in the middle of an active Emotet campaign.

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A worthy upgrade: Next-gen security on Windows 10 proves resilient against ransomware outbreaks in 2017

Credit to Author: Windows Defender ATP| Date: Wed, 10 Jan 2018 14:00:31 +0000

Adopting reliable attack methods and techniques borrowed from more evolved threat types, ransomware attained new levels of reach and damage in 2017. The following trends characterize the ransomware narrative in the past year: Three global outbreaks showed the force of ransomware in making real-world impact, affecting corporate networks and bringing down critical services like hospitals,

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Report: Second quarter dominated by ransomware outbreaks

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 06 Jul 2017 19:06:53 +0000

The second quarter of 2017 left the security world wondering, “What the hell happened?” With leaks of government-created exploits being deployed against users in the wild, a continued sea of ransomware constantly threatening our ability to work online, and the lines between malware and potentially unwanted programs continuing to blur, every new incident was a wakeup call.In this report, we are going to discuss some of the most important trends, tactics, and attacks of Q2 2017, including an update on ransomware, what is going on with all these exploits, and a special look at all the breaches that happened this quarter.

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All this EternalPetya stuff makes me WannaCry

Credit to Author: Adam McNeil| Date: Thu, 06 Jul 2017 18:15:09 +0000

Get more background on the EternalPetya ransomware. Learn about its origin, attribution, decryption, and the methods of infection and propagation.

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Petya ransomware is affecting users globally, here are things you can do

Credit to Author: Pradeep Kulkarni| Date: Wed, 28 Jun 2017 03:18:54 +0000

Quick Heal Security Labs has come across a new strain of Petya Ransomware that is affecting users globally. This clearly looks like early signs of a new ransomware attack that is spreading fast across the globe. Currently we have seen multiple reports of this ransomware attack from several countries. Our…

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Petya ransomware is affecting users globally, here are things you can do:

Credit to Author: Pradeep Kulkarni| Date: Wed, 28 Jun 2017 03:18:54 +0000

Quick Heal Security Labs has come across a new strain of Petya Ransomware that is affecting users globally. This clearly looks like early sings of a new Ransomware attack that is spreading fast across the globe. Currently we have seen multiple reports of this ransomware attack from several countries. Our…

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