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17
Aug

What you need to know for Patch Tuesday, August 2018

With 23 critical vulnerabilities addressed in patches from Microsoft and Adobe, August is turning out to be a good month for updates -- but don't delay installing them.
14
Aug

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.
06
Aug

Understanding WebAssembly (video)

We investigate the WASM engine, which operates in a “portable and sandboxed” virtual machine inside the browser
31
Jul

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 […]
31
Jul

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
30
Jul

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.

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