The life and death of the ZeuS Trojan

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 21 Jul 2021 17:15:39 +0000

ZeuS is an infamous banking Trojan that infected millions of systems, and stole billions of dollars.

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TrickBot indictment reveals the scale and complexity of organized cybercrime

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Tue, 08 Jun 2021 18:07:15 +0000

We look at what recent charges against one of TrickBot’s authors tell us about what we’re up against. It’s not good.

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Phorpiex morphs: How a longstanding botnet persists and thrives in the current threat environment

Credit to Author: Eric Avena| Date: Thu, 20 May 2021 17:00:56 +0000

Phorpiex, an enduring botnet known for extortion campaigns and for using old-fashioned worms, began diversifying its infrastructure in recent years to become more resilient and to deliver more dangerous payloads. Today, the Phorphiex botnet continues to maintain a large network of bots and generates wide-ranging malicious activities. These activities have expanded to include cryptocurrency mining. Read our in-depth research into this botnet.

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Ryuk ransomware develops worm-like capability

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Tue, 02 Mar 2021 20:07:12 +0000

French researchers have found a Ryuk ransomware variant that can spread laterally through an infected network.

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Android devices caught in Matryosh botnet

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Tue, 09 Feb 2021 09:54:18 +0000

The Matryosh botnet goes after Android devices that have ADB enabled and uses them in orchestrated DDoS attacks.

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Cleaning up after Emotet: the law enforcement file

Credit to Author: Threat Intelligence Team| Date: Fri, 29 Jan 2021 19:31:58 +0000

Following global law enforcement action to take over the Emotet botnet, a special update is being sent to clean up infected machines.

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Pow! Emotet’s down. Is it out?

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 27 Jan 2021 19:19:58 +0000

The the world’s most dangerous malware has suffered a serious blow in a coordinated strike by multiple law enforcement agencies.

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