LAS VEGAS–The takedown of the GameOver Zeus malware operation in June got more than its share of attention, but it was the concurrent demolition of the CryptoLocker ransomware infrastructure that may prove to have been the most important part of the operation. That outcome was the culmination of months of behind the scenes work by[…]
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Researchers at Kaspersky Lab have cracked the means by which the Turla APT campaign compromises its victims, using a precursor called Epic.
LAS VEGAS–Mobile broadband modems can be a great alternative if you can’t find a WiFi network or don’t trust the ones you can find. But many of the models sold by the major manufacturers contain bugs and functionality that a remote attacker can exploit without much difficulty. Much of the market for these devices is[…]
Researchers will discuss a study into the effectiveness of telephone fraud against enterprise call centers, and how these attacks are sometimes combine with hacks or malware attacks.
A new variant of the Citadel banking Trojan has been discovered where the attackers are using Windows remote shell commands to be enable Remote Desktop Protocol access, even if the malware is discovered and removed.
A new variant of the GameOver Zeus malware has been spotted with a new domain generation algorithm that now generates 1,000 new domains daily.
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.
Georgia Tech Research Institute has released an open source threat intelligence gathering tool called BlackForest that automates attack-data mining.
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.
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.