Attackers have long used distributed denial of service attacks to knock domain-name servers offline but over the last several months malware creators have taken to using DNS requests to tunnel stolen data.
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Staffan Truve spoke Monday at the Kaspersky Analyst Summit about the efforts his company Recorded Future is taking to index the dark web, or what he called the underbelly.
CANCUN–Businesses, especially those in the financial sector, should operate under the assumption that data exfiltration either is or will soon happen in their organization. A lot like car insurance, end users should hope for the best and prepare for the worst, according to Wells Fargo’s Steve Adegbite, who spoke on the challenges of detecting silent[…]
Dan Kaminsky insisted that there’s a cost to doing security crypto through DNS at Kaspersky Lab’s 2015 Security Analyst Summit Monday.
A Chinese APT group has been linked to a watering hole attack on Forbes.com used to target defense and financial targets.
The popular remote access tool PlugX enjoyed an ascent in popularity in 2014 and is now a go-to malware for attack groups.
Developers have patched a zero day vulnerability in FancyBox, a plug-in for WordPress, which allowed malware to be added, via an iFrame, to infected sites.
Microsoft is aware of a recently disclosed bug in its latest browser, Internet Explorer 11, and is actively developing a patch for the issue.
A relatively new Android Trojan that specializes in stealing banking information by intercepting SMS messages has been making the rounds.