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Rovnix Variant Surfaces With New DGA

Categories: Malware, Web Security

Researchers have unearthed a new version of the Rovnix malware that has a couple of additional features, including a new domain generation algorithm and a secure transmission channel for communicating with the command-and-control servers. Rovnix is a malware variant that often has been distributed by other kinds of malware. Last year Microsoft warned users about a[...]

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New Signed Version of CryptoWall Ransomware On the Loose

Categories: Malware, Web Security

Researchers have discovered a variant of the CryptoWall ransomware that has a valid digital signature and is being distributed through malicious ads on several top-ranked Alexa Web sites.

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FBI to Open Up Malware Investigator Portal to External Researchers

SEATTLE–The FBI has developed an internal malware-analysis tool, somewhat akin to the systems used by antimalware companies, and plans to open the system up to external security researchers, academics and others. The system is known as Malware Investigator and is designed to allow FBI agents and other authorized law enforcement users to upload suspicious files.[...]

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Patching Bash Vulnerability a Challenge for ICS, SCADA

Experts are concerned that many Linux-based industrial control systems and embedded systems could be too steep a patching challenge and remain in the crosshairs of the Bash vulnerability.

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