Copycat criminals abuse Malwarebytes brand in malvertising campaign

This fake, copycat Malwarebytes site was set up by cybercriminals to distribute malware in a malvertising campaign. We examine the campaign—and the criminals’ motives.

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Spelevo exploit kit debuts new social engineering trick

In order to maximize infection rate, threat actors are now launching the Spelevo exploit kit with a decoy adult site, social engineering users into downloading a malicious video player.

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Exploit kits: fall 2019 review

With even more exploit kits in town, the drive-by download landscape shows continued activity in fall 2019.

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A week in security (July 29 – August 4)

A roundup of security news from July 29 – August 4 including Capital One breach, Lord Exploit Kit, more Magecart skimming, ATM attacks, QR code scams, and Equifax payout.

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Say hello to Lord Exploit Kit

In this blog, we take a look at a new exploit kit distributed via malvertising that calls itself Lord EK.

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GreenFlash Sundown exploit kit expands via large malvertising campaign

The GreenFlash exploit kit, which we typically saw targeting South Korean users, reaches globally with a large malvertising campaign via a popular website.

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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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Vidar and GandCrab: stealer and ransomware combo observed in the wild

Threat actors combine new stealer Vidar and GandCrab ransomware in one-two punch.

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A week in security (December 17 – 23)

A roundup of last week’s security news from December 17–23, including Christmas scams, phishing quizzes, Underminer, smart speakers, flawed Twitter form, Chromebook malware, and Fuchsia.

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Exploit kits: fall 2018 review

With a fresh exploit kit in town, the drive-by download landscape shows new signs of life in fall 2018.

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