Cobalt Strike Is Being Installed by Emotet for Faster Attacks

Emotet belongs to the malware strain known as banking Trojans, and it primarily spreads through malspam. The messages used by Emotet often contain familiar branding, mimicking the email format of well-known…

Patch Tuesday December 2021 – Microsoft Fixes 67 Flaws, Including 6 Zero-Day Vulnerabilities

December’s Patch Tuesday comes with numerous security fixes and improvements, including two actively exploited zero-day vulnerabilities. The list features spoofing, denial of service, remote code execution, elevation of privilege, and…

Log4j Looms Large Over Patch Tuesday

Log4j Looms Large Over Patch Tuesday IT teams knocked for six by a newly disclosed Log4j bug were forced to tackle a new patch load from Microsoft released yesterday, containing 67 new…

Volatile and Adaptable: Tracking the Movements of Modern Ransomware

Trend Micro – Trend Micro – Volatile and Adaptable: Tracking the Movements of Modern Ransomware Ransomware Trend Micro’s tracking of modern ransomware, as well as of older families, shows which…

Actively Exploited Microsoft Zero-Day Allows App Spoofing, Malware Delivery

December’s Patch Tuesday updates address six publicly known bugs and seven critical security vulnerabilities. Microsoft has addressed a zero-day vulnerability that was exploited in the wild to deliver Emotet, Trickbot…

Microsoft December 2021 Patch Tuesday: Zero-day exploited to spread Emotet malware

Microsoft has released 67 security fixes for software including seven critical issues and a zero-day flaw being actively exploited by cybercriminals.  In the Redmond giant’s latest round of patches, usually released…

Ransomware Alert! Why AV and EDR are Failing and How to Better Secure your Company

Ransomware attacks are soaring. By the end of this year, the global costs incurred by ransomware will be more than $20 billion annually – 57 times what they were in…

Emotet’s Behavior & Spread Are Omens of Ransomware Attacks

The botnet, which resurfaced last month on the back of TrickBot, can now directly install Cobalt Strike on infected devices, giving threat actors direct access to targets. The rapid spread…

Emotet Is Dropping Cobalt Strike

Emotet is a virus infection that is propagated by spam email attachments that contain malicious Word or Excel documents. These documents utilize macros to download and install the Emotet Trojan…

Emotet's comeback is getting a boost from fellow botnet TrickBot

Written by Tonya Riley Dec 8, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP The resurgence of botnet Emotet after a law enforcement takedown earlier this year is getting a boost from fellow crime group…