Mughthesec, a variant of the OperatorMac adware, has been turning hijacked Macs into revenue-generating machines for the authors.
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Researchers at Kaspersky Lab have seen a resurgence of Mamba ransomware pop up recently in Brazil and Saudi Arabia.
Attackers behind APT campaigns have kept busy in Q2 2017, adding new ways to bypass detection, crafting new payloads to drop, and identifying new zero days and backdoors to help them infect users and maintain persistence on machines.
WannaCry hero Marcus Hutchins pleaded not guilty last week could be freed today on $30,000 bond before the case moves to Wisconsin.
Marcus Hutchins, aka MalwareTech the WannaCry hero, was arrested and charged with another unnamed individual with creating and distributing the Kronos banking malware.
The WannaCry story has new life with the attacks having withdrawn the Bitcoin collected as ransom during the attacks, and with the detainment of killswitch researcher Marcus Hutchins in Nevada.
Pharmaceutical kingpin Merck reported that operational disruptions continue more than a month after the NotPetya wiper malware attacks.
At Black Hat last week, an add-on Windows driver and filesystem called ShieldFS was unveiled that detects ransomware and recovers files.
The authors behind the Android banking malware family Svpeng have added a keylogger to a recent strain, giving attackers yet another way to steal sensitive data.
Spyware called Adups found on millions of low-end phones is still collecting personal identifiable information of users despite public outcry.