Emotet’s back and it isn’t wasting any time

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Fri, 03 Dec 2021 17:07:01 +0000

The world’s most notrious malware is back and it’s growing fast. What are researchers seeing and what does it mean?

Categories: Trojans

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Vulnerabilities Exploited for Monero Mining Malware Delivered via GitHub, Netlify

Credit to Author: Nitesh Surana| Date: Fri, 03 Dec 2021 00:00:00 +0000

We looked into exploitation attempts we observed in the wild and the abuse of legitimate platforms Netlify and GitHub as repositories for malware.

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This Week in Security News – December 3, 2021

Credit to Author: Jon Clay| Date: Fri, 03 Dec 2021 00:00:00 +0000

This week, learn about how Squirrelwaffle utilized ProxyLogon and ProxyShell to hack email chains. Also, read on a recent data breach of the Los Angeles Planned Parenthood Network.

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Emotet being spread via malicious Windows App Installer packages

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Thu, 02 Dec 2021 20:19:24 +0000

Emotet is using a new attack vector, which makes Microsoft look bad. How does malware end up on Microsoft’s Azure cloud service and get distributed to victims from there?

Categories: Ransomware

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Podcast: What Apple's lawsuit against NSO Group means for digital rights

Credit to Author: Juliet Beauchamp, Ken Mingis, Lucas Mearian| Date: Thu, 02 Dec 2021 11:47:00 -0800

Last week, Apple filed a lawsuit against NSO Group, the technology firm behind the Pegasus spyware. In its lawsuit, Apple seeks to hold NSO Group accountable for alleged surveillance of select iPhone users, as well as ban the firm from using any Apple products. While digital rights activists commend Apple for standing up for privacy rights, they say they want to ensure that the precedent set by the case applies only to bad actors and not organizations in support of user privacy. Computerworld executive editor Ken Mingis and senior reporter Lucas Mearian join Juliet to discuss what the lawsuit means for Apple, those affected by the spyware and digital rights overall.

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Structured threat hunting: One way Microsoft Threat Experts prioritizes customer defense

Credit to Author: Eric Avena| Date: Thu, 02 Dec 2021 18:00:32 +0000

Our approach to threat hunting is designed to evaluate impact and escalate potential threats for investigation, based on how damaging the potential threat would be. It is also designed for speed: due to the highly time-sensitive nature of the threat response, the most dangerous potential threats are analyzed first.

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