Mac ThiefQuest malware may not be ransomware after all

Credit to Author: Thomas Reed| Date: Tue, 07 Jul 2020 17:20:00 +0000

We discovered a new Mac malware, ThiefQuest, that appeared to be ransomware at first glance. However, once we dug in deeper, we found out its true identity—and intention.

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New malware via gaming portals may affect thousands of personal computers

Credit to Author: Quickheal| Date: Thu, 02 Jul 2020 12:38:34 +0000

Gamers beware. A report by Chinese cybersecurity researchers recently discovered a malicious botnet campaign that infected hundreds of thousands of systems. This botnet campaign was spread through malware via pirate gaming portals. The attack has been traced back to a China-based cybercrime group called DoubleGun which has amassed thousands of…

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Do Chromebooks need antivirus protection?

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Wed, 01 Jul 2020 17:26:17 +0000

You may have heard that installing a Chromebook antivirus program is unnecessary. We take a look at the Chromebook’s security features and weigh in on whether that’s true.

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Poulight- An info-stealing trojan might be teaching you how to play Minecraft

Credit to Author: Akshay Gaikwad| Date: Mon, 22 Jun 2020 12:30:19 +0000

Poulight is an info-stealer trojan which most probably originated in Russia. It is written in the .NET and can collect sensitive information and deliver it to cybercriminals. Ever since its first appearance, it has been growing substantially and taking different forms. The main Infection vector remains spear-phishing emails. It was…

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Multi-stage APT attack drops Cobalt Strike using Malleable C2 feature

Credit to Author: Threat Intelligence Team| Date: Wed, 17 Jun 2020 17:30:00 +0000

A newly discovered APT spear-phishing attack implements several evasion techniques to drop Cobalt Strike toolkit.

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New LNK attack tied to Higaisa APT discovered

Credit to Author: Threat Intelligence Team| Date: Thu, 04 Jun 2020 15:00:00 +0000

We describe a new spearphishing campaign tied to the potential North Korean Higaisa APT group.

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Coronavirus campaigns lead to surge in malware threats, Labs report finds

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Mon, 01 Jun 2020 15:00:00 +0000

Our latest, special edition for our quarterly CTNT report focuses on recent, increased malware threats which all have one, big thing in common—using coronavirus as a lure.

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A week in security (May 25 – 31)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 01 Jun 2020 14:30:13 +0000

A roundup of news and blog posts from the week of May 25 – 31

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