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Alert: Emotet is Back with Major Spam Campaign, Email Exfiltration Module

New Emotet malspam campaign in flight  ­čÜĘ#emotet is back to sending malspam­čÜĘCurrent Emotet botnet/epoch 2 payloads as of 16:00UTC/11:00EST: https://t.co/RZsxAtAbgF/artsntek.com/YtQno...

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GandCrab Version 5.0.5 Scuttles Past Bitdefender Decryption Tool

On October 25, Romanian antivirus vendor Bitdefender made the welcome announcement that they had developed a decryption tool allowing victims of...

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2018's Most Active Ransomware: The Ongoing Evolution of GandCrab

Researchers announced the discovery of GandCrab v5 last week, the latest major update to a strain of ransomware that has gained significant...

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TrickBot Banking Trojan Takes Center Stage in 2018

Something strange happened in November 2015. The prolific group behind the Dyre banking trojan, responsible for a long string of brazen cyber...

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Unraveling Emotet's Latest Macro Obfuscation

Attack campaigns distributing Emotet have become a regular occurrence, with each new onslaught continuing to claim more victims. We've written...

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New Necurs Spam Campaign Targets Banks with Malicious .Wiz Files

It's been a summer of experimentation for attackers leveraging the Necurs botnet. In late May and early June, large waves of Necurs-distributed...

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Sep 2018
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Necurs Botnet Takes Aim at Banks with Targeted, Iterative Campaigns

After staying relatively quiet for the large part of the year, Necurs, the world's largest spam botnet, has sprung back to life this summer. Most...

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Attackers Use DOSfuscation to Sneak Downloaders Past AV

In the escalating cat-and-mouse game between attackers and security vendors one of the fundamental levers on the attackers' side is the use of...

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Aug 2018
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Malware Installs Ransomware or Coinminer Depending on Victim

During the past 12 months, one of the most notable trends in malware has been the massive decline in ransomware volume and corresponding boom in...

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Satan Relaunched as DBGer: The Evolution of Ransomware-as-a-Service

Today marks the one-year anniversary of the NotPetya outbreak. Even more so than WannaCry (which hit just one month prior), it was a seminal event...

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Jun 2018
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Double Kill Exploit May Be Heading for Widespread Abuse

Among the 67 vulnerabilities that Microsoft released patches for this month, two garner special attention for being leveraged in active attack...

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