SolarWinds advanced cyberattack: What happened and what to do now

Possibly the largest hacking operation of 2020 was just unveiled. In this blog we share what we know and what you should do right now.

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Silent Librarian APT right on schedule for 20/21 academic year

As expected, this Iranian APT set up a new campaign to target universities around the world when schools and universities went back.

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Release the Kraken: Fileless injection into Windows Error Reporting service

We discovered a new attack that injected its payload—dubbed “Kraken—into the Windows Error Reporting (WER) service as a defense evasion mechanism.

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Lock and Code S1Ep15: Safely using Google Chrome Extensions with Pieter Arntz

This week on Lock and Code, we talk to Pieter Arntz, malware intelligence researcher for Malwarebytes, about Google Chrome extensions.

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A week in security (July 20 – 26)

A roundup of cybersecurity news from July 20 – 26, including Deepfakes, Bluetooth technology, and APT groups.

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Chinese APT group targets India and Hong Kong using new variant of MgBot malware

We uncovered an active campaign in early July that we attribute to a new Chinese APT group attacking India and Hong Kong with MgBot malware.

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Multi-stage APT attack drops Cobalt Strike using Malleable C2 feature

A newly discovered APT spear-phishing attack implements several evasion techniques to drop Cobalt Strike toolkit.

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New LNK attack tied to Higaisa APT discovered

We describe a new spearphishing campaign tied to the potential North Korean Higaisa APT group.

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New Mac variant of Lazarus Dacls RAT distributed via Trojanized 2FA app

The Lazarus group improves their toolset with a new RAT specifically designed for the Mac.

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A week in security (April 27 – May 3)

A roundup of the previous week’s security news, including cloud data protection, Troldesh, VPNs, the cybercrime economy, and more.

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