Malsmoke operators abandon exploit kits in favor of social engineering scheme

Credit to Author: Threat Intelligence Team| Date: Mon, 16 Nov 2020 18:00:06 +0000

Threat actors behind malsmoke, one of the largest malvertising campaigns we’ve seen in recent months, have switched malware delivery tactics.

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Taurus Project stealer now spreading via malvertising campaign

Credit to Author: Threat Intelligence Team| Date: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 21:45:27 +0000

The Taurus Project stealer gains an additional distribution vector via exploit kit.

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Lock and Code S1Ep15: Safely using Google Chrome Extensions with Pieter Arntz

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 14 Sep 2020 14:49:08 +0000

This week on Lock and Code, we talk to Pieter Arntz, malware intelligence researcher for Malwarebytes, about Google Chrome extensions.

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Malvertising campaigns come back in full swing

Credit to Author: Threat Intelligence Team| Date: Wed, 09 Sep 2020 17:07:14 +0000

Threat actors monetize on adult traffic in several large malvertising campaigns.

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Copycat criminals abuse Malwarebytes brand in malvertising campaign

Credit to Author: Threat Intelligence Team| Date: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 18:27:46 +0000

This fake, copycat Malwarebytes site was set up by cybercriminals to distribute malware in a malvertising campaign. We examine the campaign—and the criminals’ motives.

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Domen toolkit gets back to work with new malvertising campaign

Credit to Author: Threat Intelligence Team| Date: Fri, 28 Feb 2020 17:54:18 +0000

We describe the latest malvertising campaign that uses Domen, an advanced social engineering toolkit.

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Rudy Giuliani’s Twitter mishaps invite typosquatters and scammers

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Wed, 19 Feb 2020 17:21:08 +0000

Rudy Giuliani’s Twitter account contains many typos that lead to the wrong website—and scammers and typosquatters are taking advantage.

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WOOF locker: Unmasking the browser locker behind a stealthy tech support scam operation

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 16:00:00 +0000

We reveal the inner workings of WOOF locker, the most sophisticated browser locker campaign we’ve seen to date. Learn how this tech support scam evades researchers and ensnares users by hiding in plain sight.

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