July 27, 2016 - Read on to learn how the latest downloaders used to deliver Locky ransomware and show how to statically decipher their hidden URLs.
July 26, 2016 - We've covered the Neutrino and Magnitude exploit kits. Now we take a look at number #3, RIG EK and the different distribution paths using packet captures collected by our honeypot. The campaigns for distribution involve malvertising and compromised sites (much like all other EKs) but there is a notable diversity in how many different ways RIG EK is being loaded and the type of payloads it is serving.
July 26, 2016 - Are you a recent victim of ransomware? There is hope today as the keys for the Chimera ransomware have been leaked online. A criminal going by the handle of Janus tweeted one of his competitor's (Chimera) keys in what is big and good news in the ransomware world.
July 26, 2016 - An Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) is a prolonged, aimed attack on a specific target with the intention to compromise their system and gain information from or about that target. The target can be a person, an organization or a business.
July 25, 2016 - It has been six months since David and Carol Martin, a Scottish couple in the UK, received the highest National Lottery pay out made to any winner to date. And scammers have been taking advantage of it for half a year now. Don't be misled by this so-called "donation scam".