Say hello to Lord Exploit Kit

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Fri, 02 Aug 2019 18:15:24 +0000

In this blog, we take a look at a new exploit kit distributed via malvertising that calls itself Lord EK.

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Threat Spotlight: Sodinokibi ransomware attempts to fill GandCrab void

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Thu, 18 Jul 2019 17:58:26 +0000

There’s a new ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) in town, and it can twist tongues for giggles as much as twist organizations’ arms for cash. Get to know the Sodinokibi ransomware, including how to protect against this fledgling threat.

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Fake jquery campaign leads to malvertising and ad fraud schemes

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Thu, 27 Jun 2019 16:14:35 +0000

We look for answers in a long-running and yet mysterious malware campaign that has compromised thousands of websites to date.

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GreenFlash Sundown exploit kit expands via large malvertising campaign

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Wed, 26 Jun 2019 18:30:48 +0000

The GreenFlash exploit kit, which we typically saw targeting South Korean users, reaches globally with a large malvertising campaign via a popular website.

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Recipe for success: tech support scammers zero in via paid search

Credit to Author: Threat Intelligence Team| Date: Tue, 25 Jun 2019 15:00:00 +0000

We take a deep dive into the recently reported Azure-hosted tech support scam pages, identifying this as one of the most successful scam campaigns in use today.

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Plugin vulnerabilities exploited in traffic monetization schemes

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2019 15:00:00 +0000

The latest round of vulnerable WordPress plugins leads to an active traffic monetization campaign via hacked websites.

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Partnerstroka: Large tech support scam operation features latest browser locker

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2018 15:00:00 +0000

Tech support scammers belonging to the Partnerstroka group are once again abusing browsers, this time with a new browlock feature to reel in more victims, in one of the biggest campaigns we’ve ever tracked.

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How to block ads like a pro

Credit to Author: Adam McNeil| Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2018 17:24:34 +0000

In part one of this series, we had a look at a few reasons why you should block ads on your network and devices. In the second part, we’ll cover a few of the common ad blocking utilities and how to best configure those tools for maximum effectiveness.

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Everybody and their mother is blocking ads, so why aren’t you?

Credit to Author: Adam McNeil| Date: Mon, 09 Jul 2018 15:00:00 +0000

If you’re not blocking ads on your PC and mobile device, you should be! In this two-part series, we dispel some of the myths surrounding ad blocking, and cover the reasons why you should be blocking ads on your network and devices.

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Tech support scam uses fake Shoppers Stop site to lure thousands

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Tue, 08 May 2018 13:25:00 +0000

The same group behind the Shoppers Stop tech scam campaign is at it again, injecting malicious ad code into thousands of sites and redirecting to a templated warning page.

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