April 24, 2019 - The FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center have released their 2018 report about online crime. Which attacks are most popular? Where are the victims located? And how much money has been lost in the process?
April 23, 2019 - Amidst never-ending headlines about data breaches, data misuse, and opaque data-sharing agreements from major companies, users have few legal options to actually protect their privacy in court. Instead, they rely on technology.
April 22, 2019 - A roundup of security news from April 15–21, including an explanation of like-farming, Ellen DeGeneres scam, flaws in VPN services, funky malware formats found in Ocean Lotus, and more.
April 19, 2019 - Recently, one of our researchers presented at the SAS conference on "Funky malware formats"—atypical executable formats used by malware that are only loaded by proprietary loaders. In this post, we analyze one of those formats in a sample called Ocean Lotus from the APT 32 threat group in Vietnam.
April 18, 2019 - Like-farming is a popular method on social media to harvest as many likes and shares as possible in order to increase the value of a site or domain. But what happens when scammers get in the game?
April 17, 2019 - When malware shuts down the computer systems of an industrial plant, it could threaten the physical security of those working in or living near it. Here's how to protect your workforce and your business from targeted threats.
April 16, 2019 - Hackers made use of a compromised Microsoft support agent's credentials to sneak a peek at its users' Hotmail, MSN, and Outlook emails. How bad is it, and what has Microsoft done to correct it?
April 16, 2019 - Threat actors are relentlessly phishing and attacking Electrum Bitcoin wallet users, racking up millions of dollars.
April 15, 2019 - Scammers take aim at fans of Ellen DeGeneres with a bizarre chain of giveaways and free movie websites. Will anyone take the bait?