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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A week in security (November 18 – 24)

A roundup of cybersecurity news from November 18 – 24, including Coalition against stalkerware, exploit kits, ransomware, data leaks, and juice jacking.

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Pulse VPN patched their vulnerability, but businesses are trailing behind

After a vulnerability in a popular business VPN solutions was discussed at length and an easy to use exploit is availbale, organizations still fail to apply the patch. What’s up?

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Five years later, Heartbleed vulnerability still unpatched

The Heartbleed vulnerability was discovered and fixed in 2014, yet today—five years later—there are still unpatched systems.

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The Hidden Bee infection chain, part 1: the stegano pack

The Hidden Bee cryptominer has a complex and multi-layered internal structure that is unusual among cybercrime toolkits. That’s why we’re dedicating a series of posts to exploring its elements and updates made during one year of its evolution.

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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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Exploit kits: summer 2019 review

In this edition of our seasonal review of exploit kits, we review active and unique EKs hitting consumers and businesses over the summer 2019 season.

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Hidden Bee: Let’s go down the rabbit hole

The complex and sophisticated custom malware, Hidden Bee, is a Chinese cryptominer that recently released an updated sample. We unpack the sample to look at the functionality of its loader and compare it against earlier versions.

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Exploit kits: spring 2019 review

In this edition, we review active and unique exploit kits hitting consumers and businesses over the spring season.

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Threats target financial institutions, fintech, and cryptocurrencies

Losing trust in financial institutions can have a disrupting effect on society. And malware authors love to target these direct sources of money. How can we protect them?

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