Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso discuss their takeaways from the SAS 2015 conference, including the Equation Group APT analysis, hacking car washes, indexing the dark web and hacking home appliances.
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Dennis Fisher talks with Costin Raiu of the Kaspersky Lab GReAT team about the researcher behind the Equation Group campaign, the group’s capabilities and why they seem to have gone dark now.
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.
The Desert Falcons gang is the first Arabic APT group, according to researchers at Kaspersky Lab.
The persistence module used by the Equation APT Group uncovered by researchers at Kaspersky Lab has been called the ultimate cyberattack tool.
CANCUN–Researchers at Kaspersky Lab have uncovered a cyberespionage group that has been operating for at least 15 years and has worked with and supported the attackers behind Stuxnet, Flame and other highly sophisticated operations.
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.
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.