A week in security (Nov 15 – Nov 21)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 22 Nov 2021 12:53:06 +0000

The most important and interesting security stories from the last seven days.

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Stay Alert – Malware Authors Deploy ELF as Windows Loaders to Exploit WSL feature

Credit to Author: Rutuja Mane| Date: Tue, 02 Nov 2021 11:01:48 +0000

What is WSL? The Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) is a resource inside the Windows operating system that…

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Aurora campaign: Attacking Azerbaijan using multiple RATs

Credit to Author: Threat Intelligence Team| Date: Tue, 06 Apr 2021 19:24:27 +0000

We identified a new Python-based RAT targeting Azerbaijan from the same threat actor we profiled a month ago.

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New critical vulnerability discovered in open-source office suites

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2019 17:16:50 +0000

A security researcher recently published a proof of concept exploit for open-source office software LibreOffice and OpenOffice. Will this new vulnerability be used in the wild?

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New critical vulnerability in open-source office suites

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2019 17:16:50 +0000

A security researcher recently published a proof of concept exploit for open-source office software LibreOffice and OpenOffice. Will this new vulnerability be used in the wild?

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PBot: a Python-based adware

Credit to Author: hasherezade| Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2018 15:00:00 +0000

Recently, we came across a Python-based sample dropped by an exploit kit. Although it arrives under the disguise of a MinerBlocker, it has nothing in common with miners. In fact, it seems to be PBot: a Python-based adware.

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