Avast Finds Compromised Philippine Navy Certificate Used in Remote Access Tool

Avast –  Avast –  Avast Threat Intelligence Team has found a remote access tool (RAT) actively being used in the wild in the Philippines that uses what appears to be…

Mēris and TrickBot standing on the shoulders of giants

Avast –  Avast –  This is the story of piecing together information and research leading to the discovery of one of the largest botnet-as-a-service cybercrime operations we’ve seen in a…

Decrypted: Prometheus Ransomware

Avast –  Avast –  Avast Releases Decryptor for the Prometheus Ransomware. Prometheus is a ransomware strain written in C# that inherited a lot of code from an older strain called…

Help for Ukraine: Free decryptor for HermeticRansom ransomware

Avast –  Avast –  On February 24th, the Avast Threat Labs discovered a new ransomware strain accompanying the data wiper HermeticWiper malware,  which our colleagues at ESET found circulating in…

Decrypted: TargetCompany Ransomware

Avast –  Avast –  On January 25, 2022, a victim of a ransomware attack reached out to us for help. The extension of the encrypted files and the ransom note…

Analysis of Attack Against National Games of China Systems

Avast –  Avast –  Introduction On September 15, 2021 the National Games of China began in the Chinese city of Shaanxi. It is an event similar if not identical to…

Web Skimming Attacks Using Google Tag Manager

Avast –  Avast –  E-commerce websites are much more popular than they used to be, people tend to shop online more and more often. This leads to the growth of…

NSW government casual recruiter suffers ransomware hit

IT recruitment firm Finite Recruitment has confirmed it experienced a cyber incident in October, which resulted in a “small subset” of the company’s data being downloaded and published on the…

US and Australia Enter CLOUD Act Agreement

US and Australia Enter CLOUD Act Agreement The United States has entered into an agreement with Australia to share electronic data so as to facilitate the investigation of serious crimes. …

‘Tropic Trooper’ Reemerges to Target Transportation Outfits

Analysts warn that the attack group, now known as ‘Earth Centaur,’ is honing its attacks to go after transportation and government agencies. They’ve been an active threat group since 2011,…