Exploit Kits vs. Google Chrome

Avast –  Avast –  In October 2021, we discovered that the Magnitude exploit kit was testing out a Chromium exploit chain in the wild. This really piqued our interest, because…

Russian Bulletproof Hosting Kingpin Gets Five Years

Russian Bulletproof Hosting Kingpin Gets Five Years A Russian man has been sentenced to five years behind bars for his part in a bulletproof hosting venture that helped support countless…

Avast Q3’21 Threat Report

Avast –  Avast –  Latest Avast Q3’21 Threat Report reveals elevated risk for ransomware and RAT attacks, rootkits and exploit kits return. Foreword The threat landscape is a fascinating environment…

What is RaaS and why is it so dangerous?

It’s no secret that ransomware is quickly becoming the most dangerous threat to organizations. There has been a dramatic increase in ransomware attacks, largely due to the pandemic.  Globally, ransomware…

Magniber Ransomware Shifts Attention Now to Internet Explorer Vulnerabilities

A change of focus took place in the Magniber ransomware’s gang attack method arsenal, as now the threat actor group started to propagate the ransomware and encrypt users’ devices by…

Maze Ransomware: Origins, Operating Mode, Attacks

This post is also available in: Danish Coming back to your laptop only to find all your data encrypted and a defiant message on your screen asking you for money…

Cybersecurity Trends & Predictions for CISOs

Trend Micro – Trend Micro – Staying one step ahead of the bad guys is the best way to stop cyberattacks. Trend Micro’s VP of Threat Research, Jon Clay, provides…

US Imprisons Bulletproof Hosting Providers

US Imprisons Bulletproof Hosting Providers Two men from Eastern Europe have been imprisoned in the United States for helping cyber-criminals carry out cyber-attacks against individuals and financial institutions in America. …

US judge sentences duo for roles in running bulletproof hosting service

A US judge has sentenced two Eastern European men for operating a bulletproof hosting service leveraged by cybercriminals to deploy malware. On Wednesday, the US Department of Justice (DoJ) said…

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…