Browsing Category: Malware

yeti

Crouching Yeti APT Campaign Stretches Back Four Years

Categories: Hacks, Malware, Web Security

A new analysis of a long-term APT campaign targeting manufacturers, industrial, pharmaceutical, construction and IT companies in several countries has uncovered fresh details of the attack, including identification of nearly 3,000 victims and the unmasking of the command-and-control infrastructure.

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Critical Android FakeID Bug Allows Attackers to Impersonate Trusted Apps

There is a critical vulnerability in millions of Android devices that allows a malicious app to impersonate a trusted application in a transparent way.

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Koler Ransomware Infrastructure Complex and Agile

Categories: Malware, Mobile Security

Researchers at Kaspersky Lab report on the infrastructure supporting the Koler ransomware, which not only has components targeting Android devices, but also redirects desktop browsers to other ransomware and exploit kits.

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onion

More Details of Onion/Critroni Crypto Ransomware Emerge

New ransomware has been dubbed Onion by researchers at Kaspersky Lab as its creators use command and control servers hidden in the Tor Network (a/k/a The Onion Router) to obscure their malicious activity.

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do not enter

Mozilla Improves Malware Blocking in Firefox 31

The newest version of Mozilla Firefox includes an improved defense against malware downloaded through the browser, which could prevent many kinds of infections.

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Critroni Crypto Ransomware Seen Using Tor for Command and Control

There’s a new kid on the crypto ransomware block, known as Critroni, that’s been sold in underground forums for the last month or so and is now being dropped by the Angler exploit kit. The ransomware includes a number of unusual features and researchers say it’s the first crypto ransomware seen using the Tor network for command and control.

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SSL Black List Aims to Publicize Certificates Associated With Malware

The new SSL Black List is a public list of certificates associated with a variety of malicious operations, including botnets, malware campaigns and banking Trojans.

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