A week in security (February 11 – 17)

A roundup of security news from February 11-17 covering sextortion, Facebook phishing, Emotet, exploit kits, whole team security, anti-phishing plan, and lots more.

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2019 State of Malware report: Trojans and cryptominers dominate threat landscape

The 2019 State of Malware report is here. Learn what Malwarebytes Labs researchers discovered about the top global threats for businesses and consumers in 2018, and predictions for 2019.

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Ryuk ransomware attacks businesses over the holidays

Over the holiday, a little-known ransomware family called Ryuk caused serious damage to numerous organizations. The attacks leave a lot of questions unanswered. What do we know so far?

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New ‘Under the Radar’ report examines modern threats and future technologies

Malwarebytes released a new report called “Under the Radar: The Future of Undetected Malware” that takes a look at current threats using next generation tricks, and how current security technologies stand up to these threats, as well as the threats to come.

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TrickBot takes over as top business threat

There’s a newer, more sophisticated banking Trojan in town attempting to penetrate business networks and giving Emotet a run for its money. And its name is TrickBot. Learn how this threat is giving organizations a run for their money.

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A week in security (September 17 – 23)

A roundup of the security news from September 17–23, including Android scams, massive WordPress compromises, and high fines for Equifax.

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Emotet on the rise with heavy spam campaign

Over the last few days, we’ve noticed a large increase in malicious spam spreading Emotet, as well as a higher number of detections from our customers. Looks like we’re in the middle of an active Emotet campaign.

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Malware analysis: decoding Emotet, part 2

In part two of our series on decoding Emotet, we analyze the PowerShell code flow and structure. We also reconstruct the command-line arguments—for fun!

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A week in security (May 21 – May 27)

A roundup of security news from May 21 – May 27, including Mac cryptominer, the results of the crackme, bad coding habits, Emotet analysis, and much more.

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Malware analysis: decoding Emotet, part 1

In the first part of this two-part analysis of Emotet, we look at the VBA code, where you’ll learn how to recognize and discard “dead” code thrown in to complicate the analysis process.

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