Quick Heal thwarts attempts of a JAVA jRAT phishing campaign targeting an international embassy in India

Credit to Author: Pradeep Kulkarni| Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2018 05:09:15 +0000

Earlier we had blogged about how JAVA based jRAT malware were evolved in the recent times. At Quick Heal Security Labs, we are actively observing jRAT campaigns happening in the wild. These JAVA malware spread through phishing campaigns. While analyzing one such phishing campaign, we found that an International embassy in India was being targeted by phishers. The malware used in the phishing campaign was the infamous JAVA malware called jRAT. …

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Combating a spate of Java malware with machine learning in real-time

Credit to Author: msft-mmpc| Date: Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:02:00 +0000

In recent weeks, we have seen a surge in emails carrying fresh malicious Java (.jar) malware that use new techniques to evade antivirus protection. But with our research team’s automated expert systems and machine learning models, Windows 10 PCs get real-time protection against these latest threats. Attackers are constantly changing their methods and tools. We…

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