Gierig, lautlos, unberechenbar – ein gigantisches Auge schaut uns online über die Schulter

Credit to Author: Jörg Schindler| Date: Tue, 05 Dec 2017 13:30:17 +0000

Gierig, lautlos, unberechenbar – JavaScript ist der neue Stern am Cyberschurken-Himmel und vermiest einem gehörig das Surfen oder virtuelle Shoppen. Das nächste Mal, wenn man eine Webseite öffnet, stelle man sich vor, dass gleichzeitig eine Filmcrew eintrifft. Ein Kameramann platziert seine Kameralinse direkt über der eigenen Schulter und zwar so blitzartig schnell, dass die Webseite, die [&#8230;]<img alt=”” border=”0″ src=”https://pixel.wp.com/b.gif?host=news.sophos.com&#038;blog=834173&#038;post=44471&#038;subd=sophos&#038;ref=&#038;feed=1″ width=”1″ height=”1″ /><img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/4Ik8K_Bngj0″ height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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USPS-themed malspam now delivering 1-2-3 Knock-out

Credit to Author: Adam McNeil| Date: Mon, 10 Apr 2017 15:00:43 +0000

We’ve detected an uptick in USPS-themed malspam walloping users with a 1-2-3 knock-out of nasty malware designed to infiltrate your system and steal all your most valuable information. This malware-laced email is actively being distributed with various Subject and Body messages containing references to missing and/or late USPS parcels.

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A Chip Flaw Strips Away Hacking Protections for Millions of Devices

Credit to Author: Andy Greenberg| Date: Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:30:24 +0000

A Chip Flaw Strips Away Hacking Protections for Millions of Devices

A new attack cracks a key hacking protection known as address space layout randomization, leaving millions of computers vulnerable. The post A Chip Flaw Strips Away Hacking Protections for Millions of Devices appeared first on WIRED.

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Don’t let this Black Friday/Cyber Monday spam deliver Locky ransomware to you

We see it every year: social engineering attacks that take advantage of the online shopping activities around Black Friday and Cyber Monday, targeting customers of online retailers. This year, we’re seeing a spam campaign that Amazon customers need to be wary of. The fake emails pretend to be notifications from the online retailer that a purchase has…

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Nemucod dot dot..WSF

The latest Nemucod campaign shows the malware distributing a spam email attachment with a .wsf extension, specifically ..wsf (with a double dot) extension. It is a variation of what has been observed since last year (2015) – the TrojanDownloader:JS/Nemucod malware downloader using JScript. It still spreads through spam email attachment, typically inside a .zip file,…

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Gamarue, Nemucod, and JavaScript

JavaScript is now being used largely to download malware because it’s easy to obfuscate the code and it has a small size. Most recently, one of the most predominant JavaScript malware that has been spreading other malware is Nemucod. This JavaScript trojan downloads additional malware (such as Win32/Tescrypt and Win32/Crowti – two pervasive ransomware trojans…

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