What you need to know about the BazarLoader Malware?

Credit to Author: Anjali Raut| Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 08:49:41 +0000

At the start of February 2021, Bazarloader malware was in the news about its mechanism of delivering the…

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Analysts “strongly believe” the Russian state colludes with ransomware gangs

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Tue, 17 Aug 2021 14:12:57 +0000

“We have the smoke, the smell of gunpowder and a bullet casing. But we do not have the gun to link the activity to the Kremlin.”

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A week in security (July 12 – July 18)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2021 09:43:43 +0000

A roundup of all the most interesting cybersecurity news stories, articles, and happenings of the previous seven days.

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How Does One Get Hired by a Top Cybercrime Gang?

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Tue, 15 Jun 2021 15:41:26 +0000

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) last week announced the arrest of a 55-year-old Latvian woman who’s alleged to have worked as a programmer for Trickbot, a malware-as-a-service platform responsible for infecting millions of computers and seeding many of those systems with ransomware. Just how did a self-employed web site designer and mother of two come to work for one of the world’s most rapacious cybercriminal groups and then leave such an obvious trail of clues indicating her involvement with the gang? This post explores answers to those questions, as well as some of the ways Trickbot and other organized cybercrime gangs gradually recruit, groom and trust new programmers.

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TrickBot indictment reveals the scale and complexity of organized cybercrime

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Tue, 08 Jun 2021 18:07:15 +0000

We look at what recent charges against one of TrickBot’s authors tell us about what we’re up against. It’s not good.

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How ransomware gangs are connected, sharing resources and tactics

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 11:59:03 +0000

New research by Analyst1 sheds light on the cooperation between some of the ransomware gangs dominating the cybersecurity news.

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Report goes “behind enemy lines” to reveal SilverFish cyber-espionage group

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Mon, 22 Mar 2021 11:42:16 +0000

PRODRAFT researchers have uncovered a sophisticated cyber-espionage group with links to SolarWinds and EvilCorps.

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Ryuk ransomware develops worm-like capability

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Tue, 02 Mar 2021 20:07:12 +0000

French researchers have found a Ryuk ransomware variant that can spread laterally through an infected network.

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