Fileless malware: getting the lowdown on this insidious threat

In this series of articles, we provide an in-depth discussion of fileless malware and their related attacks. In part one, we cover a brief overview of the problems with and general features of fileless malware, laying the groundwork for technical analysis of various samples employing fileless and semi-fileless methods.

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Report: Second quarter dominated by ransomware outbreaks

The second quarter of 2017 left the security world wondering, “What the hell happened?” With leaks of government-created exploits being deployed against users in the wild, a continued sea of ransomware constantly threatening our ability to work online, and the lines between malware and potentially unwanted programs continuing to blur, every new incident was a wakeup call.In this report, we are going to discuss some of the most important trends, tactics, and attacks of Q2 2017, including an update on ransomware, what is going on with all these exploits, and a special look at all the breaches that happened this quarter.

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Malwarebytes Labs Presents: The Cybercrime Tactics and Techniques Report

In our first wrap-up of the threat landscape, we are going to cover the trends observed during the last few months of 2016, provide an analyst’s view of the threats, and offer some predictions for the beginning of 2017. Moving forward, every quarter we will bring you a view of the threat landscape through the eyes of Malwarebytes researchers and analysts.

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Untangling Kovter’s persistence methods

Kovter is a click-fraud malware famous from the unconventional tricks used for persistence. It hides malicious modules in PowerShell scripts as well as in registry keys to make detection and analysis difficult. In this post, we will take a deep dive into the techniques used by it’s latest samples to see all the elements and how they cooperate together.

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Fileless infections: an overview

What’s the most well-known fileless infections and how do they operate?

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