Poisoned peer-to-peer app kicked off Dofoil coin miner outbreak

Credit to Author: Windows Defender Research| Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2018 22:27:06 +0000

On March 7, we reported that a massive Dofoil campaign attempted to install malicious cryptocurrency miners on hundreds of thousands of computers. Windows Defender Antivirus, with its behavior monitoring, machine learning technologies, and layered approach to security detected and blocked the attack within milliseconds.Windows 10 S, a special configuration of Windows 10 providing Microsoft-verified security,

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Fake Spectre and Meltdown patch pushes Smoke Loader malware

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2018 20:50:29 +0000

German users are being targeted with a rogue patch for the recently announced Meltdown and Spectre flaws.

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Terror exploit kit goes HTTPS all the way

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Mon, 27 Nov 2017 20:00:34 +0000

A look at some techniques used by the Terror exploit kit to evade traffic-based detection.

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