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Anubis is Back: Are You Prepared?

This fully-featured bot is, once again, managing to bypass Google Play Store security measures. We look at just how dangerous the Anubis mobile malware can be.

Understanding WebAssembly (video)

We investigate the WASM engine, which operates in a “portable and sandboxed” virtual machine inside the browser

SamSam guide to coverage

Links to work we’ve published related to the SamSam ransomware. On the Technical Papers section of our website: SamSam: The (Almost) Six Million Dollar Ransomware (July, 2018) SamSam Ransomware Chooses Its Targets Carefully (April, 2018) On Naked Security: SamSam: The (almost) $6 million ransomware How to defend yourself against SamSam ransomware How Bitcoin and the […]

SophosLabs releases SamSam ransomware report

This culmination of more than six months' work is a comprehensive look at the ransomware, its peculiar attack method, and its sky high ransom demands

Finally, A Way To Send Malicious PDFs With URLs In Russian Letters

Spammers increasingly use PDF's ability to embed hyperlinks into documents to direct recipients of malicious PDFs to open malicious Web sites. We've discovered a spam campaign using internationalized URLs embedded in PDF document attachments.

AdKoob information thief targets Facebook ad purchase info

Newly discovered malware appears to seek out information about the target's ad purchasing history on Facebook

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