A week in security (Nov 29 – Dec 5)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 06 Dec 2021 10:22:14 +0000

The most important and interesting security stories from the last seven days.

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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?

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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?

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A week in security (Nov 15 – Nov 21)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 22 Nov 2021 12:53:06 +0000

The most important and interesting security stories from the last seven days.

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TrickBot helps Emotet come back from the dead

Credit to Author: Threat Intelligence Team| Date: Tue, 16 Nov 2021 20:05:15 +0000

The infamous Emotet makes yet another comeback despite having been severely dismantled earlier this year.

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Lessons from a real-life ransomware attack

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Mon, 01 Nov 2021 16:58:37 +0000

Recovering from a ransomware attack shouldn’t be a mysterious process. A sysadmin reveals all the best guidance to get through it.

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Police seize DoubleVPN data, servers, and domain

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2021 18:53:41 +0000

DoubleVPN, a VPN service that promised to double- and triple-encrypt web activity, was seized after allegedly being favored for cybercrime.

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Clop stopped? Ransomware gang loses Tesla and other treasures in police raid

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Wed, 16 Jun 2021 19:36:37 +0000

Clop ransomware activity was stopped by Ukrainian cops on Wednesday who shut down the ransomware gang’s infrastructure and made arrests.

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