This 'relentless' malware botnet has made millions with a surprisingly simple trick

The long-running botnet known as MyKings is still in business and has raked in at least $24.7 million by using its network of compromised computers to mine for cryptocurrencies.  MyKings,…

The Botnet Dubbed MyKings Is Still Active

MyKings botnet appeared in the wild five years ago and is one of the most analyzed botnets in history. A botnet is a collection of infected computers or other internet-connected…

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…

Beware- FontOnLake Rootkit Malware Attacking Linux Systems

According to ESET’s researchers, components of FontOnLake malware are divided into three groups: Trojamized app, Rootkit, and Backdoor.  Researchers at Slovak cybersecurity company ESET have identified a new malware family…

BluStealer: from SpyEx to ThunderFox

Avast –  Avast –  Overview BluStealer is is a crypto stealer, keylogger, and document uploader written in Visual Basic that loads C#.NET hack tools to steal credentials. The family was…

DirtyMoe: Code Signing Certificate

Avast –  Avast –  Abstract The DirtyMoe malware uses a driver signed with a revoked certificate that can be seamlessly loaded into the Windows kernel. Therefore, one of the goals…

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.…

What the Norton-Avast Merger Means for Cybersecurity

Trend Micro – Trend Micro – NortonLifeLock and Avast announced an $8 billion deal which will see the two consumer cybersecurity vendors merge their respective businesses. The two have highlighted…

DirtyMoe Botnet Returns With Undetectable Threat Profile

Security Intelligence – Security Intelligence – DirtyMoe Botnet Returns With Undetectable Threat Profile The malware botnet known as DirtyMoe has been around since at least 2016, but its newest version…

DirtyMoe: Rootkit Driver

Avast –  Avast –  Abstract In the first post DirtyMoe: Introduction and General Overview of Modularized Malware, we have described one of the complex and sophisticated malware called DirtyMoe. The…