The life and death of the ZeuS Trojan

ZeuS is an infamous banking Trojan that infected millions of systems, and stole billions of dollars.

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Game over: Apex Legends players locked out by protest message

Players of smash hit title Apex Legends were stopped from playing due to a protest message about… similar shenanigans in a different video game.

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Another one bites the dust: Avaddon ransomware group shuts down operation

The gang behind Avaddon has shut down its operations after releasing more than 2,000 decryption keys to BleepingComputer.

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Avaddon ransomware campaign prompts warnings from FBI, ACSC

ACSC and the FBI have issued warnings about an uptick in attacks using Ransom.Avaddon ransomware.

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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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RDP abused for DDoS attacks

RDP is being abused to amplify DDoS attacks. Don’t let your RDP ports become part of the problem.

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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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Europol: Ransomware remains top threat in IOCTA report

The European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation, or Europol, just released its annual Internet Organized Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA) report. We highlight their key findings and remind readers how to better protect themselves.

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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 Bitcoin wallets under siege

Threat actors are relentlessly phishing and attacking Electrum Bitcoin wallet users, racking up millions of dollars.

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