Use TeamViewer? Fix this dangerous permissions bug with an update

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 06 Dec 2017 19:42:54 +0000

A potentially dangerous permissions bug in TeamViewer grants unauthorised access to either the client or the server—and patches may take up to a week to fully roll out.

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Seamless campaign serves RIG EK via Punycode (updated)

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Mon, 04 Dec 2017 22:48:49 +0000

The most prolific gate to the RIG exploit kit is coming in a different flavor. The Seamless campaign is now using a domain name with foreign characters translated by Punycode.

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Seamless campaign serves RIG EK via Punycode

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Mon, 04 Dec 2017 22:48:49 +0000

The most prolific gate to the RIG exploit kit is coming in a different flavor. The Seamless campaign is now using a domain name with foreign characters translated by Punycode.

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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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Disdain exploit kit and a side of social engineering deliver Neutrino Bot

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:23:26 +0000

Exploits may not be enough as threat actors combine them with social engineering in a new Disdain exploit kit attack method.

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Disdain exploit kit served with a side of social engineering

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:23:26 +0000

Exploits may not be enough as threat actors combine them with social engineering in a new Disdain exploit kit attack method.

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A look into the global drive-by cryptocurrency mining phenomenon

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Tue, 07 Nov 2017 13:00:12 +0000

As drive-by downloads slow down, drive-by cryptocurrency mining emerges as the latest annoyance that hijacks our PCs’ CPU.

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Release the KRACKen: flaw in Wi-Fi security leaves users vulnerable

Credit to Author: Jean Taggart| Date: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:44:37 +0000

A serious flaw in the wireless protocol that secures all modern protected Wi-Fi networks has been discovered. If your device supports Wi-Fi, it is most likely affected. This feasible attack, dubbed KRACK, could abuse design or implementation flaws in the Wi-Fi standard, not some specific hardware. 

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Decoy Microsoft Word document delivers malware through a RAT

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Fri, 13 Oct 2017 15:00:41 +0000

A Remote Administration Tool (RAT) is delivered via an unusual route: a benign-looking Microsoft Word document with an ulterior motive.

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BlueBorne – Bluetooth’s airborne influenza

Credit to Author: Nathan Collier| Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2017 15:00:11 +0000

Armis Labs has discovered a new attack vector that targets any device that has Bluetooth capability.

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PSA: New Microsoft Word 0day used in the wild

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Wed, 13 Sep 2017 22:49:19 +0000

Read more about the latest Microsoft Word Zero-Day and how to protect yourself against it.

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