Improved Fallout EK comes back after short hiatus

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 19:51:27 +0000

The Fallout exploit kit is back with some noteworthy improvements.

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Vidar and GandCrab: stealer and ransomware combo observed in the wild

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Fri, 04 Jan 2019 18:15:25 +0000

Threat actors combine new stealer Vidar and GandCrab ransomware in one-two punch.

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Underminer exploit kit improves in its latest iteration

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Fri, 21 Dec 2018 21:34:24 +0000

We take a look at some recent changes with the elusive Underminer exploit kit.

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Flurry of new Mac malware drops in December

Credit to Author: Thomas Reed| Date: Tue, 11 Dec 2018 16:00:00 +0000

Multiple new pieces of Mac malware have appeared in December, all distributed through different means, but all opening backdoors on infected computers.

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Mac malware combines EmPyre backdoor and XMRig miner

Credit to Author: Thomas Reed| Date: Fri, 07 Dec 2018 16:57:36 +0000

New Mac malware is using the EmPyre backdoor and the XMRig cryptominer to drain processor power—and possibly worse.

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Web skimmers compete in Umbro Brasil hack

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2018 16:51:57 +0000

In this web skimming match between two Magecart groups, there can only be one winner.

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Browlock flies under the radar with complete obfuscation

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Mon, 05 Nov 2018 20:37:26 +0000

A new browlock (browser locker) steps up the game once more with soup to nuts obfuscation. Learn more about how it works and what you can do to protect against it.

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Mac cryptocurrency ticker app installs backdoors

Credit to Author: Thomas Reed| Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2018 17:20:00 +0000

A Mac application named CoinTicker has been found installing two different backdoors, capable of keylogging, data theft, execution of arbitrary commands, and more.

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Scammers use old browser trick to create fake virus download

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Fri, 26 Oct 2018 15:00:00 +0000

A file downloaded to your computer says it’s a virus but turns out to just be a ploy used by tech support scammers.

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Exploit kits: fall 2018 review

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2018 16:10:54 +0000

With a fresh exploit kit in town, the drive-by download landscape shows new signs of life in fall 2018.

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Mac malware intercepts encrypted web traffic for ad injection

Credit to Author: Thomas Reed| Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2018 15:00:43 +0000

New Mac malware has been found that intercepts encrypted traffic for the purpose of injecting ads into web pages. But could this adware be used for more devious purposes in the future?

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