Malspam banks on Kaseya ransomware attack

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 08 Jul 2021 16:45:01 +0000

The Malwarebytes Threat Intelligence Team recently found a malspam campaign banking on the ransomware attack that hit Kaseya VSA.

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A week in security (May 31 – June 6)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 07 Jun 2021 10:10:13 +0000

A roundup of the previous week’s most interesting security and online privacy news from May 31 to June 6.

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Cobalt Strike, a penetration testing tool abused by criminals

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Tue, 01 Jun 2021 19:09:48 +0000

Cobalt Strike is a pen-testing tool that often ends up in the hands of cybercriminals. Are we providing them with the tools to attack us?

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Cobalt Strike, a penetration testing tool popular among criminals

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Tue, 01 Jun 2021 17:45:43 +0000

Cobalt Strike is a pen-testing tool that often ends up in the hands of cybercriminals. Are we providing them with the tools to attack us?

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New Lemon Duck variants exploiting Microsoft Exchange Server

Credit to Author: rajeshnataraj| Date: Fri, 07 May 2021 12:30:35 +0000

In March, Microsoft published a set of critical fixes to Exchange Server following the discovery of  ProxyLogon–an exploit that was stolen or leaked from researchers within hours of its disclosure to Microsoft. The exploit is now widely available to cybercriminals, and unpatched and vulnerable Microsoft Exchange Servers continue to attract many threat actors to install cryptocurrency-miners, [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/f5mbGzsxNSo” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Nearly half of malware now use TLS to conceal communications

Credit to Author: gallagherseanm| Date: Wed, 21 Apr 2021 12:30:08 +0000

As more of the Internet uses Transport Layer Security, analysis of detection telemetry shows the volume of TLS encrypted communications by malware has doubled in a year.<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/K1PpdsbTaK8″ height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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