April 27, 2018 - Last November, we launched the first Malwarebytes CrackMe. Encouraged by an overwhelmingly positive response, we decided to repeat the game—this time making it even harder and more fun.
April 18, 2018 - Recently, we came across a Python-based sample dropped by an exploit kit. Although it arrives under the disguise of a MinerBlocker, it has nothing in common with miners. In fact, it seems to be PBot: a Python-based adware.
March 1, 2018 - A recent Chinese drive-by attack dropped Virut, an ancient virus that's been out of commission since 2013. So what was it doing in this modern attack?
February 23, 2018 - The Avzhan DDoS bot is back in the wild again, this time being dropped by a Chinese drive-by attack. In this post, we'll take a deep dive into its functionality and compare the sample we captured with the one described in the past.
January 17, 2018 - The Heaven's Gate technique has been around since 2009. But now coin miners are using it to maximize their performance in the target architecture.