PowerShell: An Attacker’s Paradise

Credit to Author: Mrigank Tyagi| Date: Fri, 29 Jul 2022 12:13:02 +0000

  PowerShell was originally intended as a task automation and configuration management program for system administrators. However, it…

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Attacker uses tricky technique of Excel 4.0 in Malspam campaign

Credit to Author: Anjali Raut| Date: Sat, 02 Nov 2019 12:56:15 +0000

Use of Phishing emails is not new for cyber-attack and is still one of the classic strategies to compromise a victim’s machine. Cyber criminals lure victims to open email attachments (mostly Doc and XLS files) by faking them to look like important one using keywords like invoice, payment, finance, order…

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Ransomware As A Tool – LockerGoga

Credit to Author: Ghanshyam More| Date: Wed, 03 Jul 2019 07:18:00 +0000

Ransomware authors keep experimenting with the development of payload in various dimensions. In the timeline of ransomware implementations, we have seen its evolution from a simple screen locker to multi-component model for file encryption, from novice approach to a sophisticated one. The Ransomware as a Tool has evolved in wild…

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Anatova, A modular ransomware

Credit to Author: Shriram Munde| Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2019 06:09:49 +0000

While everyone was engaged in new year celebrations, malware authors were busy creating new ransomware for 2019. Quick Heal Security Labs has discovered the first ransomware of 2019 — Anatova ransomware. During our analysis, we found that Anatova is not just ransomware but a modular one. By modular ransomware we…

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Mongolock Ransomware deletes files and targets databases

Credit to Author: Shriram Munde| Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2019 05:30:20 +0000

Ransomware has become one of the most dangerous cyber-attack methods because of the different techniques it uses to encrypt the files and evade the detection of security software to earn money. Also, at a time, it’s not limited to encrypting user’s files but also deletes the files and formats the…

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Malspam email – Jack of all malware, master of none.

Credit to Author: Shriram Munde| Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2019 07:37:49 +0000

Malspam email or malicious spam emails are considered to be one of the favorite malware delivery channels for the attackers to deliver the malware to targeted victims. Attackers also run spam email campaigns to distribute their malware to a large number of users. For attackers to succeed, two things are…

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A new ransomware campaign in the wild,Ryuk!!

Credit to Author: Shriram Munde| Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2018 13:07:23 +0000

Recently, Quick Heal Security Labs observed a new destructive ransomware named ‘Ryuk. Ransomware’. This ransomware campaign has already affected many users worldwide and seems to be a spear phishing attack. The compelling thing, it encrypts victim files without appending any extension but making files unreadable. Ryuk uses robust military algorithms…

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