Avast Finds Backdoor on US Government Commission Network

Avast –  Avast –  We have found a new targeted attack against a small, lesser-known U.S. federal government commission associated with international rights. Despite repeated attempts through multiple channels over…

Toss a Coin to your Helper (Part 2 of 2)

Avast –  Avast –  In the first posting of this series, we looked at a clipboard stealer belonging to the MyKings botnet. In this second part of the blog series,…

Avast releases decryptor for AtomSilo and LockFile ransomware

Avast –  Avast –  On Oct 17, 2021, Jiří Vinopal published information about a weakness in the AtomSilo ransomware and that it is possible to decrypt files without paying the…

The King is Dead, Long Live MyKings! (Part 1 of 2)

Avast –  Avast –  MyKings is a long-standing and relentless botnet which has been active from at least 2016. Since then it has spread and extended its infrastructure so much…

Research shows over 10% of sampled Firebase instances open

Avast –  Avast –  Firebase is Google’s mobile and web app development platform. Developers can use Firebase to facilitate developing mobile and web apps, especially for the Android mobile platform.…