In Review: What GPT-3 Taught ChatGPT in a Year

Credit to Author: Vincenzo Ciancaglini| Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2023 00:00:00 +0000

Amidst the uproar and opinions since November 2022, we look at the possibilities and implications of what OpenAI’s ChatGPT presents to the cybersecurity industry using a comparison to earlier products, like its predecessor GPT-3.

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Earth Kitsune Delivers New WhiskerSpy Backdoor via Watering Hole Attack

Credit to Author: Joseph C Chen| Date: Fri, 17 Feb 2023 00:00:00 +0000

We discovered a new backdoor which we have attributed to the advanced persistent threat actor known as Earth Kitsune, which we have covered before. Since 2019, Earth Kitsune has been distributing variants of self-developed backdoors to targets, primarily individuals who are interested in North Korea.

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“Payzero” Scams and The Evolution of Asset Theft in Web3

Credit to Author: Fyodor Yarochkin| Date: Wed, 18 Jan 2023 00:00:00 +0000

In this entry, we discuss a Web3 fraud scenario where scammers target potential victims via fake smart contracts, and then take over their digital assets, such as NFT tokens, without paying. We named this scam “Payzero”.

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Conti Team One Splinter Group Resurfaces as Royal Ransomware with Callback Phishing Attacks

Credit to Author: Ivan Nicole Chavez| Date: Wed, 21 Dec 2022 00:00:00 +0000

From September to December, we detected multiple attacks from the Royal ransomware group. In this blog entry, we discuss findings from our investigation of this ransomware and the tools that Royal ransomware actors used to carry out their attacks.

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Trend Joining App Defense Alliance Announced by Google

Credit to Author: Jon Clay| Date: Thu, 15 Dec 2022 00:00:00 +0000

Trend Micro’s participation in Google’s App Defense Alliance will ensure the security of customers by preventing malicious apps from being made available on the Google Play Store.

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