A week in security (July 8 – 14)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2019 14:27:09 +0000

A roundup of cybersecurity news from July 8–14, including secure data sending, federal data privacy law, the Soft Cell attack, and more.

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Sophisticated threats plague ailing healthcare industry

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2019 15:00:00 +0000

Black hat hackers are after patient healthcare data, and such breaches will only intensify. Which forms of malware are behind the attacks? We take a look at the advanced threats targeting a sector struggling to keep up.

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Emotet revisited: pervasive threat still a danger to businesses

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2019 15:00:00 +0000

Emotet is often mentioned as one of the most annoying, effective, and costly present-day malware infections. We discuss the reasons why and the proper way to remove it.

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2019 State of Malware report: Trojans and cryptominers dominate threat landscape

Credit to Author: Wendy Zamora| Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:01:36 +0000

The 2019 State of Malware report is here. Learn what Malwarebytes Labs researchers discovered about the top global threats for businesses and consumers in 2018, and predictions for 2019.

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Ryuk ransomware attacks businesses over the holidays

Credit to Author: Adam Kujawa| Date: Tue, 08 Jan 2019 19:49:45 +0000

Over the holiday, a little-known ransomware family called Ryuk caused serious damage to numerous organizations. The attacks leave a lot of questions unanswered. What do we know so far?

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New ‘Under the Radar’ report examines modern threats and future technologies

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 05 Dec 2018 13:01:44 +0000

Malwarebytes released a new report called “Under the Radar: The Future of Undetected Malware” that takes a look at current threats using next generation tricks, and how current security technologies stand up to these threats, as well as the threats to come.

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A week in security (November 12 – 18)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 19 Nov 2018 17:08:50 +0000

A roundup of security news from November 12 to 18, including TrickBot, smart jewelry, Secret Sisters scam, and the compromise of air traffic control.

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TrickBot takes over as top business threat

Credit to Author: Wendy Zamora| Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 15:00:37 +0000

There’s a newer, more sophisticated banking Trojan in town attempting to penetrate business networks and giving Emotet a run for its money. And its name is TrickBot. Learn how this threat is giving organizations a run for their money.

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What’s new in TrickBot? Deobfuscating elements

Credit to Author: hasherezade| Date: Mon, 12 Nov 2018 15:00:22 +0000

Trojan.TrickBot has been present in the threat landscape from quite a while. We wrote about its first version in October 2016. From the beginning, it was a well organized modular malware, written by developers with mature skills. It is often called a banker, however its modular structure allows to freely add new functionalities without modifying…

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This Week in Security News: Fake Apps & Malicious Bots

Credit to Author: Jon Clay (Global Threat Communications)| Date: Fri, 09 Nov 2018 15:48:47 +0000

Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about the cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days. This week, learn how the adoption of mobile banking services has grown as an opportunity for scammers with fake banking apps. Also, see how Trickbot steals access from several…

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