July 20, 2016 - A recently discovered adware called Window Range Manager aka Winrange uses Chrome components like SwiftShader and Widevine CDM to display 3D advertisements and deploys an Adobe Flash library, but fails to run on most systems.
July 19, 2016 - We have been tracking a malvertising campaign distributing the Cerber ransomware linked to the actor behind the Magnitude exploit kit for months. Despite a global slowdown in exploit kit activity, this particular distribution channel has remained active and strong. In this post we take a look at some past and present indicators of compromise that show how fake identities remain an effective way to defeat ad platforms' security checks.
July 18, 2016 - Petya's authors got it right at the third attempt. The currently launched wave of this ransomware finally seems to have the proper Salsa20.
July 18, 2016 - A compilation of notable security news and blog posts from July 10th to July 16th. This week we talk about Ransomware, Smartphones and Pokemon GO!
July 15, 2016 - When we talk about online extortion, nowadays what comes to mind is ransomware, thanks to reports of new strains found almost every day of the week. For some, it may be scams—from online dating, to loan, to 419 fraud. For others, some examples may be hijacked accounts, sextortion, DDoS attacks, and data theft. These past few weeks, we have been introduced to a new type of digital extortion that, as some security experts claim, is currently on the rise: bug poaching.