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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The Desert Falcons gang is the first Arabic APT group, according to researchers at Kaspersky Lab.
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.
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.
Facebook announced ThreatExchange, an API-based platform for the exchange of attack and threat data.
The popular remote access tool PlugX enjoyed an ascent in popularity in 2014 and is now a go-to malware for attack groups.
A relatively new Android Trojan that specializes in stealing banking information by intercepting SMS messages has been making the rounds.
There is a new wave of attacks delivering the CTB-Locker or Critroni crypto ransomware, arriving through spam messages with a variety of lures in several different countries. CTB-Locker is one of the newer variants in the crypto ransomware family, a kind of malware that encrypts victims’ hard drives and demands a relatively large payment in order[…]
The Flash zero day that made its way into the Angler exploit kit was wrapped in multiple layers of obfuscation and has the ability to inject its malicious payload straight into users’ browsers. In the last week, since the news broke of the Adobe Flash zero-day flaw appearing in the Angler kit, security researchers have[…]
Researchers at Kaspersky Lab today released a detailed analysis of two modules belonging to the Regin malware platform, one for lateral movement, the other a backdoor.