Ransomware bleibt ein Problem – nicht nur für Windows

Credit to Author: Jörg Schindler| Date: Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:17:03 +0000

Ransomware hat Unternehmen und Privatanwender in diesem Jahr auffällig zugesetzt. SophosLabs kommt nach seiner Analyse von Daten aus April bis Oktober 2017 zur Prognose, dass auch das nächste Jahr von Ransomware und Ransomware as a Service (RaaS) inkl. Do-it-yourself-Bausätzen geprägt sein wird. Neben Windows müssen sich zukünftig allerdings auch Linux, Mac und Android User wappnen. [&#8230;]<img alt=”” border=”0″ src=”https://pixel.wp.com/b.gif?host=news.sophos.com&#038;blog=834173&#038;post=44132&#038;subd=sophos&#038;ref=&#038;feed=1″ width=”1″ height=”1″ /><img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/bn9hDukwQNM” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Labs report: summer ushers in unprecedented season of breaches

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 12 Oct 2017 16:00:27 +0000

In this edition of the Malwarebytes Cybercrime Tactics and Techniques report, we saw a number of high profile breaches targeting the personal information of hundreds of millions of people. We also observed shifts in malware distribution, the revival of some old families, and found cases of international tech support scams.

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Analysis of recent Locky ransomware outbreak

Credit to Author: Ankita Ashesh| Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2017 16:38:33 +0000

Quick Heal Security Labs is observing the infamous Locky ransomware outbreak which kicked off recently in the last week of September. The outbreak started with spam email with various subjects and different attachment names. On 26th September, spam campaign delivering a new variant of Locky ransomware started. The observed commonality in this campaign was…

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A week in security (August 28 – September 3)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 04 Sep 2017 17:00:53 +0000

Last week, we looked at what actions Kronos can perform in the final installment of a 2-part post. We also dived into Locky, again, a ransomware that just made a comeback, and found that its latest variant (as of this writing) has anti-sandboxing capabilities. This means that once Locky has determined that it’s residing in…

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Locky ransomware adds anti sandbox feature (updated)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 31 Aug 2017 16:09:39 +0000

Locky attempts to evade detection by relying once more on simply, yet effective user interaction.

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Locky ransomware adds anti sandbox feature

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 31 Aug 2017 16:09:39 +0000

Locky attempts to evade detection by relying once more on simply, yet effective user interaction.

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A week in security (August 14 – August 20)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 21 Aug 2017 16:02:37 +0000

A compilation of security news and blog posts from the 14th of August to the 20th of August. We looked at back to school cybersecurity tips, Kronos malware, and the return of Locky ransomware.

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Locky ransomware returns to the game with two new flavors

Credit to Author: Marcelo Rivero| Date: Wed, 16 Aug 2017 17:57:10 +0000

We recently observed a fresh malicious spam campaign pushed through the Necurs botnet distributing so far, two new variants of Locky ransomware.

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Week in Security (August 7 – August 13)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 14 Aug 2017 19:51:26 +0000

A compilation of security news and blog posts from Monday the 7th of August to August 14th. We looked at security certificates and the new bloated Cerber ransomware.

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Report: Second quarter dominated by ransomware outbreaks

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 06 Jul 2017 19:06:53 +0000

The second quarter of 2017 left the security world wondering, “What the hell happened?” With leaks of government-created exploits being deployed against users in the wild, a continued sea of ransomware constantly threatening our ability to work online, and the lines between malware and potentially unwanted programs continuing to blur, every new incident was a wakeup call.In this report, we are going to discuss some of the most important trends, tactics, and attacks of Q2 2017, including an update on ransomware, what is going on with all these exploits, and a special look at all the breaches that happened this quarter.

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Ransomware families – and how to fight them

Credit to Author: Bill Brenner| Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:52:16 +0000

SophosLabs looked at the most prolific ransomware variants. And, we offer you the tools to better defend against them.<img alt=”” border=”0″ src=”https://pixel.wp.com/b.gif?host=news.sophos.com&#038;blog=834173&#038;post=39967&#038;subd=sophos&#038;ref=&#038;feed=1″ width=”1″ height=”1″ /><img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/FrSFs81iTfA” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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