Attackers behind one of the more popular exploit kits, Angler, have added a tweaked version of an exploit from last fall, a use after free vulnerability in Microsoft’s Internet Explorer browser.
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A pharming attack has been detected targeting home routers distributed from Brazil’s largest telco, a rare instance of a web-based attack changing DNS settings in order to redirect traffic.
Kaspersky Lab researcher Vitaly Kamluk discusses the Equation Group, claiming it is the most sophisticated advanced persistent threat group in the world.
On May 30, 2014, law enforcement officials from the FBI and Europol seized a series of servers that were being used to help operate the GameOver Zeus botnet, an especially pernicious and troublesome piece of malware. The authorities also began an international manhunt for a Russian man they said was connected to operating the botnet,[…]
Europol and several private technology companies announced the overnight takedown of the command and control infrastructure supporting the Ramnit botnet.
Advanced attacks against industrial control systems are intelligence gathering operations in order to learn the inner workings of ICS infrastructure to facilitate sabotage.
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.
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.