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…

ESPecter Bootkit Malware Haunts Victims with Persistent Espionage

The rare UEFI bootkit drops a fully featured backdoor on PCs and gains the ultimate persistence by modifying the Windows Boot Manager. A rare Windows UEFI bootkit malware has been…

Windows Boot Manager Hijacked by FinFisher Malware

The FinFisher surveillance solution was developed by the Gamma Group but it also comes with malware-like capabilities often found in spyware strains. Its creator claims it is only offered to government…

SAS 2021: FinSpy Surveillance Kit Re-Emerges Stronger Than Ever

A ‘nearly impossible to analyze’ version of the malware sports a bootkit and ‘steal-everything’ capabilities.