New Golang brute forcer discovered amid rise in e-commerce attacks

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2019 16:00:08 +0000

E-commerce sites are a hot commodity these days. We dig into how compromised PCs are helping to hack into them to inject skimmers, whether via vulnerabilities in the websites themselves or through a new malware we discovered gaining entry via brute force.

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Analyzing a new stealer written in Golang

Credit to Author: hasherezade| Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2019 17:00:00 +0000

We captured a new information-stealing malware written in Golang (Go). Read up on our analysis of its functionality, as well as the tools researchers can use to unpack malware written in this relatively new programming language.

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Who is Anna-Senpai, the Mirai Worm Author?


On September 22, 2016, this site was forced offline for nearly four days after it was hit with “Mirai,” a malware strain that enslaves poorly secured Internet of Things (IoT) devices like wireless routers and security cameras into a botnet for use in large cyberattacks. Roughly a week after that assault, the individual(s) who launched that attack — using the name “Anna Senpai” — released the source code for Mirai, spawning dozens of copycat attack armies online. After months of digging, KrebsOnSecurity is now confident to have uncovered Anna Senpai’s real-life identity, and the identity of at least one co-conspirator who helped to write and modify the malware.

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