A week in security (March 18 – 24)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 25 Mar 2019 15:46:38 +0000

A roundup of cybersecurity news from March 18–24, including Facebook’s privacy pivot, password reuse, new research on hospital phishing attacks, infected iPhone apps, and more.

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GandCrab 101: All about the most widely distributed ransomware of the moment

Credit to Author: Luca Nagy| Date: Tue, 05 Mar 2019 14:00:10 +0000

In this Sophos101 report, we’ll give you the lowdown on what you need to know about this, unfortunately, widely disseminated malware.<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/QbQ2o1iJn68″ height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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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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A week in security (December 31, 2018 – January 6, 2019)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 07 Jan 2019 17:33:05 +0000

A roundup of last week’s security news from December 31, 2018 to January 6, 2019, including fresh breaches in the New Year, mobile malware, GandCrab, and how we remembered 2018.

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Vidar and GandCrab: stealer and ransomware combo observed in the wild

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Fri, 04 Jan 2019 18:15:25 +0000

Threat actors combine new stealer Vidar and GandCrab ransomware in one-two punch.

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GandCrab says, “We will become back very soon! ;)”

Credit to Author: Anant Pulgam| Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2018 12:44:21 +0000

GandCrab has been in the wild since last week of January 2018. Over the period it kept learning from its mistakes and GandCrab’s agile development grabbed the attention of many security researchers. From moving its servers to Namecoin powered Top Level Domain (.BIT TLD) servers after the first breach, then learning from…

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What’s new in TrickBot? Deobfuscating elements

Credit to Author: hasherezade| Date: Mon, 12 Nov 2018 15:00:22 +0000

Trojan.TrickBot has been present in the threat landscape from quite a while. We wrote about its first version in October 2016. From the beginning, it was a well organized modular malware, written by developers with mature skills. It is often called a banker, however its modular structure allows to freely add new functionalities without modifying…

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Cybercrime tactics & techniques Q2 2018

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 12:05:00 +0000

The last quarter is likely the last hurrah of the campaigns and attacks we’ve been seeing over the last 6 months. What comes next may completely change the game. Check out our latest Cybercrime Tactics & Techniques report to find out more about what you may encounter next quarter.

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Magnitude exploit kit switches to GandCrab ransomware

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2018 16:58:26 +0000

After being faithful to its own Magniber ransomware for several months, Magnitude EK joins others to adopt GandCrab.

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Labs CTNT report shows shift in threat landscape to cryptomining

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 09 Apr 2018 13:00:00 +0000

What did we learn about cybercrime in the quarterly Labs CTNT report? Malicious cryptomining has taken over in 2018, and it’s leaving all other malware families behind.

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