A week in security (June 11 – June 17)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 18 Jun 2018 17:00:00 +0000

A roundup of the security news from June 11 – 17, including a look at online privacy for children, an exploit kits update, and how law enforcement is coping with cybercrime.

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Exploit kits: Spring 2018 review

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Tue, 12 Jun 2018 19:04:14 +0000

In this Spring 2018 snapshot, we review the top exploit kits observed in the wild.

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A week in security (March 26 – April 01)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 02 Apr 2018 16:03:51 +0000

A roundup of notable security news from March 26 to April 1, including data breaches, encryption, exploit kits, and more.

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Exploit kits: Winter 2018 review

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2018 15:00:00 +0000

In this Winter 2018 review, we check the pulse of exploit kits and their latest developments.

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GandCrab ransomware distributed by RIG and GrandSoft exploit kits (updated)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Tue, 30 Jan 2018 23:43:52 +0000

Ransomware may have slowed its growth but is still a go-to payload for threat actors looking to monetize drive-by download attacks. The latest attempt: GandCrab ransomware.

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GandCrab ransomware distributed by RIG and GrandSoft exploit kits

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Tue, 30 Jan 2018 23:43:52 +0000

Ransomware may have slowed its growth but is still a go-to payload for threat actors looking to monetize drive-by download attacks. The latest attempt: GandCrab ransomware.

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RIG exploit kit campaign gets deep into crypto craze

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Tue, 09 Jan 2018 17:11:16 +0000

We take a look at a prolific campaign that is focused on the distribution of coin miners via drive-by download attacks. We started to notice larger-than-usual payloads from the RIG exploit kit around November 2017, a trend that has continued more recently via a campaign dubbed Ngay.

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A week in security (December 04 – December 10)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 19:58:39 +0000

A compilation of notable security news and blog posts from December 04 to December 10, including Botnets, hacked toys, ransom demands and jailbreaks gone horribly wrong.

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Terror exploit kit goes HTTPS all the way

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Mon, 27 Nov 2017 20:00:34 +0000

A look at some techniques used by the Terror exploit kit to evade traffic-based detection.

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Flash Player is Dead, Long Live Flash Player!

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Wed, 02 Aug 2017 16:17:05 +0000

Adobe last week detailed plans to retire its Flash Player software, a cross-platform browser plugin so powerful and so packed with security holes that it has become the favorite target of malware developers. To help eradicate this ubiquitous liability, Adobe is enlisting the help of Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Mozilla. But don’t break out the bubbly just yet: Adobe says Flash won’t be put down officially until 2020.

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Terror EK actor experiments with URL shortener fraud

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Wed, 19 Jul 2017 21:25:39 +0000

We catch up with a small player in the exploit kit scene.

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