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28
Jul

Emotet’s return is the canary in the coal mine

In the past week, we’ve observed that one of the most prevalent, widely-distributed malware families in the world has reawakened after a prolonged absence. Emotet, the ubiquitous botnet that arrives in the guise of any of a thousand different bogus email messages, never really went away when it suddenly stopped appearing in our internal records […]
27
Jul

ProLock ransomware gives you the first 8 kilobytes of decryption for free

As organizations were scrambling to deal with the lockdowns associated with the global COVID-19 pandemic, a new wave of ransomware attacks began. The ransomware,  called ProLock, is a successor to PwndLocker, a ransomware strain that emerged late in 2019. PwndLocker’s distribution was short-lived, primarily because it was discovered that the keys needed to decrypt files […]
14
Jul

It’s always DNS, including on July, 2020’s Patch Tuesday

For our roundup of July, 2020’s Patch Tuesday release, Microsoft today published a few patches that need quick attention. Microsoft fixes 123 vulnerabilities across their product lines this month including 20 classified as Critical, and a whopping 103 flagged as Important.  As usual all the additional details can be found in the Security Update Guide Release […]
14
Jul

RATicate malware gang goes commercial

O, what tangled code we weave, when first we practise to deceive!
14
Jul

RATicate upgrades “RATs as a Service” attacks with commercial “crypter”

In May, we reported initial findings on RATicate, a group of actors spreading remote administration tools (RATs) and other information-stealing malware at least since last year. We tracked multiple malicious spam (“malspam”) email campaigns from the group, with attached installers that usually posed as documents related to financial transactions. In recent campaigns, the group’s tactics […]
02
Jul

Mykings jumps on the Corona train

The ubiquitous, noisy, SQL-attacking botnet can't help comparing itself to a deadly disease

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