Vigilante malware rats out software pirates while blocking ThePirateBay

Credit to Author: Andrew Brandt| Date: Thu, 17 Jun 2021 13:00:39 +0000

A collection of malware samples revives a decade-old HOSTS modification trick to block hundreds of websites<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/tM5f4MbaBZg” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Six in-the-wild exploits patched in Microsoft’s June security fix release

Credit to Author: gallagherseanm| Date: Tue, 08 Jun 2021 17:00:45 +0000

Security fixes address five critical vulnerabilities, including scripting and Defender bugs—and one actively exploited flaw in MSHTML.<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/r0CoAVFd2jE” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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AMSI bypasses remain tricks of the malware trade

Credit to Author: gallagherseanm| Date: Wed, 02 Jun 2021 12:30:35 +0000

Malware developers continue to try to sabotage or evade Microsoft’s Anti-Malware Software Interface in “fileless” and living-off-land attacks.<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/uI-Yma4KkpU” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Fake Android and iOS apps disguise as trading and cryptocurrency apps

Credit to Author: Szabolcs Lévai| Date: Wed, 12 May 2021 12:30:50 +0000

Recently, we were tipped off to a fraudulent mobile trading application that masqueraded as one tied to a well-known Asia-based trading company. As we investigated, we uncovered several other counterfeit versions of popular cryptocurrency trading, stock trading and banking apps on iOS and Android, all designed to steal from those fooled into using them. These [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/WTLV0EipD4w” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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