Malspam email – Jack of all malware, master of none.

Credit to Author: Shriram Munde| Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2019 07:37:49 +0000

Malspam email or malicious spam emails are considered to be one of the favorite malware delivery channels for the attackers to deliver the malware to targeted victims. Attackers also run spam email campaigns to distribute their malware to a large number of users. For attackers to succeed, two things are…

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Alerta: campaña de phishing contra el BBVA

Credit to Author: Sophos Iberia| Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2019 16:49:30 +0000

La Oficina de Seguridad del Internauta ha detectado una campaña de correos electrónicos fraudulentos que suplantan al BBVA, su objetivo es dirigir a la víctima a una página falsa (phishing) que simula ser la web legítima del banco para robar sus credenciales de acceso. Los correos detectados en esta nueva campaña de phishing tienen normalmente [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/SbhaMUgNbM8″ height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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El phishing por SMS ha vuelto y es muy realista

Credit to Author: Naked Security| Date: Wed, 09 Jan 2019 11:51:14 +0000

El SMS, también conocido como mensaje de texto, puede parecer una tecnología de “ayer”, pero el phishing por SMS está vivo y nos sirve para recordar que KISS funciona a la perfección. Si no estás familiarizado con el acrónimo KISS, significa “keep it simple, stupid” (mantenlo sencillo, tonto). Pese al tono un poco insultante de [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/Az1P5E4U-FU” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Ways to Improve Your Data Center Cybersecurity That Most People Don’t Think of Until It’s Too Late

Credit to Author: Steven Carlini| Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 16:00:00 +0000

It’s been well publicized that Microsoft fends off more than 7 trillion cyberthreats per day, and allocates over $1 billion each year to cybersecurity for its cloud data centers. While… Read more »

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A week in security (December 31, 2018 – January 6, 2019)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 07 Jan 2019 17:33:05 +0000

A roundup of last week’s security news from December 31, 2018 to January 6, 2019, including fresh breaches in the New Year, mobile malware, GandCrab, and how we remembered 2018.

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Beware! Your website might be delivering Emotet malware

Credit to Author: Bajrang Mane| Date: Sat, 29 Dec 2018 08:28:45 +0000

In 2018, we saw a surge in Emotet activity. Emotet started as a banking trojan but this blog will shed light on how it has also become a “threat distributor”. We will also discuss server-side and client-side activity and how it spreads. Its self-propagation makes it all the more challenging…

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The complete story of EMOTET: Most prominent Malware of 2018

Credit to Author: Bajrang Mane| Date: Sat, 29 Dec 2018 08:28:45 +0000

In 2018, we saw a surge in Emotet activity. Emotet started as a banking trojan but this blog will shed light on how it has also become a “threat distributor”. We will also discuss server-side and client-side activity and how it spreads. Its self-propagation makes it all the more challenging…

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Tackling phishing with signal-sharing and machine learning

Credit to Author: Windows Defender Research| Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2018 16:00:11 +0000

Across services in Microsoft Threat Protection, the correlation of security signals enhances the comprehensive and integrated security for identities, endpoints, user data, cloud apps, and infrastructure. Our industry-leading visibility into the entire attack chain translates to enriched protection thats evident in many different attack scenarios, including flashy cyberattacks, massive malware campaigns, and even small-scale, localized

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Sophisticated Ransomware : “Katyusha”

Credit to Author: Ghanshyam More| Date: Fri, 14 Dec 2018 10:59:58 +0000

For several months, Quick Heal Security Labs has been observing an increase in ransomware, we have found one more interesting ransomware which encrypts files and adds extension “.katyusha” and demands for an amount of 0.5 btc within three days and threatens to release the data to public download if the ransom is not…

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Something else is phishy: How to detect phishing attempts on mobile

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Mon, 10 Dec 2018 15:00:56 +0000

Phishing is more problematic on smartphones than on desktops. Not only that, approaches to handling phishing attacks on mobile are quite different because their techniques are also different. So, how can users sniff out a mobile phish? Let us count the ways.

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