Juan Andres Guerrero-Saade from Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research & Analysis Team (GReAT) joins Ryan Naraine on the podcast to discuss the “identity crisis” in the anti-malware industry and the ethics and perils of investigating state-sponsored or geopolitically significant threats.
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An adware campaign called Kemoge not only aggressively serves ads to Android devices, but also can open a backdoor and install malicious components leading to remote takeover.
A targeted attack has been uncovered in which hackers were able to burrow onto the corporate network and steal thousands of username-password combinations via Outlook Web Access.
After its alleged developer was arrested, Dridex banking Trojan infections were nil for close to two months. That all changed today.
The Dyreza, or Dyre, Trojan has been spotted phishing credentials in attacks against the IT supply chain.
Researchers found a weakness in XcodeGhost that puts it at risk for man-in-the-middle attacks.
A day after researchers detailed a technique that attackers are using to upload malicious firmware images to Cisco routers, academic researchers say they have scanned the entire IPv4 address space and discovered a total of 79 likely compromised routers. The researchers at the University of Michigan used their Zmap tool, which can scan the Internet in about[…]
As many researchers expected it would, CoreBot, the credential-stealing malware that first surfaced last month, has added a bevy of new capabilities and reinvented itself as a robust banking Trojan.
Cisco routers are built into the fabric of the Internet and enterprise networks, a fact that makes them highly attractive targets for attackers. Researchers at FireEye have come across attacks recently in which hackers have been modifying the firmware of Cisco routers and using that foothold to maintain persistence on the victim’s network. Such a technique[…]
The author behind one strain of banking malware, Gozi, has plead guilty and is awaiting sentencing while two other men, apparently responsible for developing the banking malware Citadel and Dridex, were recently apprehended.