Android devices caught in Matryosh botnet

The Matryosh botnet goes after Android devices that have ADB enabled and uses them in orchestrated DDoS attacks.

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Cleaning up after Emotet: the law enforcement file

Following global law enforcement action to take over the Emotet botnet, a special update is being sent to clean up infected machines.

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Pow! Emotet’s down. Is it out?

The world’s most dangerous malware has suffered a serious blow in a coordinated strike by multiple law enforcement agencies.

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New Emotet delivery method spotted during downward detection trend

Emotet got a superficial facelift this week, hiding itself within a fake request asking users to update Microsoft Word to take advantage of new features.

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Fake “Corona Antivirus” distributes BlackNET remote administration tool

Beware of fraudulent antivirus products taking advantage of the COVID-19 crisis.

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Emotet malspam campaign uses Snowden’s new book as lure

Emotet starts a new week of malicious spam by promising a copy of Edward Snowden’s new book.

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Emotet is back: botnet springs back to life with new spam campaign

After months of laying dormant, the notorious Emotet is back, with its botnet spewing spam globally.

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A week in security (June 3 – 9)

A weekly roundup of security news from June 3–9, including Magecart, breaches, hyperlink auditing, Bluekeep, FTC, and facial recognition.

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4 lessons to be learned from the DOE’s DDoS attack

The Department of Energy was subject to a DDoS attack that caused major disruptions in their operations. Is the smart grid ready for such an attack? Here are the lessons we can take away from the event.

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Electrum DDoS botnet reaches 152,000 infected hosts

We’ve identified a new piece of malware that is connected to the Electrum botnet.

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