Proofpoint has connected the University College London ransomware to Mole, spread by AdGholas malvertising campaigns and the Astrum Exploit Kit.
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Google removed two apps, Magic Browser, and Noise Detector, that were vehicles for the Ztorg Trojan, Kaspersky Lab said.
The SMBv1 file-sharing protocol abused by the NSA’s EternalBlue exploit to spread WannaCry ransomware is being disabled in the upcoming Windows Fall Creators Update, or Redstone 3.
Dozens of Mexican journalists, lawyers, and even a child, were hit with Pegasus, commercially-produced spyware, as part of a campaign believed to be carried out by the nation’s government.
As reports of the NSA officially connecting WannaCry to North Korea surface, experts are saying developers failed to contain the ransomware before it was ready for deployment.
University officials said users likely kicked off a ransomware attack that infected a dozen personal and shared drives by visiting a compromised website.
Researchers at Telefonica’s cybersecurity unit ElevenPaths conducted an analysis of WannaCry metadata.
Kaspersky Lab said it has seen some of the first exploits targeting a patched Samba vulnerability, and those are being used to mine Monero cryptocurrency.
QakBot, a worm-like, information-stealing strain of malware is back and locking users out of their Active Directory accounts.
GoDaddy, along with researchers from RSA Security and other companies, shut down tens of thousands of illegal established subdomains tied to the RIG Exploit Kit.