Extortion, precision malware, and ruthless scams. Read the State of Malware 2021 report

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Tue, 16 Feb 2021 14:00:00 +0000

Through the chaos and devastation of 2020, one form of business seems to have thrived—the creation and operation of malicious software.

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What tracking an attacker email infrastructure tells us about persistent cybercriminal operations

Credit to Author: Eric Avena| Date: Mon, 01 Feb 2021 17:00:06 +0000

Sweeping research into massive attacker infrastructures, as well as our real-time monitoring of malware campaigns and attacker activity, directly inform Microsoft security solutions, allowing us to build or improve protections that block malware campaigns and other email threats, both current and future, as well as provide enterprises with the tools for investigating and responding to email campaigns in real-time.

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A week in security (January 25 – January 31)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 01 Feb 2021 10:15:34 +0000

A privacy week special on Malwarebytes Labs with a special episode of our Lock & Code podcast, FLoC, Grindr, Emotet, and more.

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International Action Targets Emotet Crimeware

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Wed, 27 Jan 2021 14:20:16 +0000

Authorities across Europe on Tuesday said they’d seized control over Emotet, a prolific malware strain and cybercrime-as-service operation. Investigators say the action could help quarantine more than a million Microsoft Windows systems currently compromised with malware tied to Emotet infections.

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The story of ZeroLogon

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 18:37:09 +0000

ZeroLogon is a treasure for cybercriminals, an ongoing struggle for Microsoft, and a headache for everyone caught in the middle.

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The most enticing cyberattacks of 2020

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Wed, 30 Dec 2020 16:00:55 +0000

These are the most enticing—or the most impossible-to-ignore—cyberattack lures and cyberattack capabilities of 2020. They can’t be gone soon enough.

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Emotet returns just in time for Christmas

Credit to Author: Threat Intelligence Team| Date: Tue, 22 Dec 2020 19:02:02 +0000

Guess who’s back right for the holidays? Emotet of course.

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Hospital ransomware: Gangs are back to target healthcare

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Tue, 03 Nov 2020 12:50:03 +0000

With some countries and states heading back in to lockdown due to rising rates of COVID-19 infections, it seems horrible timing that hospital ransomware is back in the news.

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