Friday, December 15, 2017
Mirai-Malware

New Version of Mirai Malware Targets Default Credentials

Security researchers warn that they have noticed a new variant of the Mirai malware over the past week. The malicious threat is currently targeting new sets of default credentials specific to...
Scarab-Ransomware

New Necurs Campaign Delivers Scarab Ransomware

A brand new Necurs botnet campaign is delivering a new variant of the Scarab ransomware. The campaign started at 07:30 UTC on Thanksgiving Day, and by 13:30 UTC on the same...
qkG-ransomware-msoffice

Hackers Exploit MS Office to Spread Self-Replicating Malware

Security experts reported a vulnerability which affects all versions of Microsoft Office and could be exploited by hackers for spreading macro-based self-replicating malware.Being informed about the flaw, Microsoft implemented a security...
Proton-malware

Fake Symantec Blog Distributes macOS Proton

A fake blog of the legitimate security company Symantec is spreading a new version of Proton malware targeting macOS.The developers of Proton malware created symantecblogcom which is a good imitation of...
Ransomware-RDP

Ransomware Attacks Target SMBs via Remote Desktop Protocol

Sophos researchers warned about series of ransomware attacks against small-to-medium companies via Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP).According to the experts, hackers abuse the week passwords as a common issue in their attacks....
Terdot-Banking-Trojan

Terdot Banking Trojan Features Espionage Capabilities

The Terdot banking trojan has been active since 2016, and now it is adding a new feature – espionage capabilities.The Bitdefender security researchers reported that the Terdot creators have improved the...
AVGater-Exploit

The AVGater Exploit Abuses Antivirus Programs to Gain Full System Takeover

Security researchers have recently come across a new proof of concept exploit which attacks antivirus programs. Dubbed AVGater, the exploit has found a way to compromise antivirus quarantines in order to...
Ordinypt-Ransomware

Ordinypt Ransomware Targets German Users

Security researchers found a new malware called Ordinypt. The threat is a wiper disguised as ransomware and it targets German users only.The bad news about the Ordinypt ransomware is that instead...
Qakbot-Emotet-Trojans

Qakbot and Emotet Banking Trojans are Information Stealers

Microsoft warns that two strains of banking Trojan have appeared which can silently infect computers, steal login details and empty user accounts.The threats are called Qakbot and Emotet and they are...
GIBON-ransomware

GIBON Ransomware Distributed via Malspam

The ProofPoint researcher Matthew Mesa found a new strain of ransomware called GIBON, which is distributed via malspam.The spam messages use a malicious document as attachment containing macros that when enabled,...