At the Security Analyst Summit, a researcher from PwC explained how some huge operational security failures on the part of APT gangs helped uncover those behind attacks.
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The Carbanak cybercrime gang could be responsible for stealing up to $1 billion from as many as 100 banks in 30 countries, researchers at Kaspersky Lab said.
A reseller of the Rig Exploit Kit has leaked some of the source code behind the pack after parting ways with the kit’s developer. Experts don’t expect a spike in Rig-based attacks.
A Chinese APT group has been linked to a watering hole attack on Forbes.com used to target defense and financial targets.
Facebook announced ThreatExchange, an API-based platform for the exchange of attack and threat data.
In the wake of news-making attacks on Sony Pictures, Home Depot and many others, the federal government is establishing a new information integration center to focus on cyber threats.
The popular remote access tool PlugX enjoyed an ascent in popularity in 2014 and is now a go-to malware for attack groups.
Research from Cisco on Cryptowall 3.0 ransomware shows that exploits have been removed from the dropper, indicating that the group behind it will rely instead on exploit kits.
Angler’s unique obfuscation, ability to detect antivirus and virtual machines, encrypted payload and fileless infection have some calling it the most sophisticated exploit kit.
The recent Flash zero-day vulnerabilities and exploits have uncovered the relatively quiet Hanjuan exploit kit, and further exposed the dangers of malvertising.