The Link Between AWM Proxy & the Glupteba Botnet

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2022 18:33:31 +0000

On December 7, 2021, Google announced it had sued two Russian men allegedly responsible for operating the Glupteba botnet, a global malware menace that has infected millions of computers over the past decade. That same day, AWM Proxy — a 14-year-old anonymity service that rents hacked PCs to cybercriminals — suddenly went offline. Security experts had long seen a link between Glupteba and AWM Proxy, but new research shows AWM Proxy’s founder is one of the men being sued by Google.

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A week in security (March 21 – 27)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 28 Mar 2022 10:17:58 +0000

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

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A new rootkit comes to an ATM near you

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Tue, 22 Mar 2022 21:24:19 +0000

CAKETAP is a new rootkit that can run on ATM switch servers—and its not alone in its ATM attacks.

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A week in security (January 13 – 19)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 20 Jan 2020 16:32:45 +0000

Our weekly security roundup for January 13-19, with a look at elastic servers, data enrichment, rootkits, regulation for deepfakes, and more.

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How to prevent a rootkit attack

Credit to Author: Gilad Maayan| Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2020 17:31:55 +0000

Rootkit attacks are considered one of the most dangerous cyberthreats today. Learn what they are, how they infect systems, and how to protect against them.

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Adware the series, the final: Tools section

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Wed, 19 Jul 2017 15:00:46 +0000

The final episode of our adware series talks specifically about the tools that we use in identifying adware and the places where it lurks on a system.

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