Fake “Corona Antivirus” distributes BlackNET remote administration tool

Beware of fraudulent antivirus products taking advantage of the COVID-19 crisis.

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APT36 jumps on the coronavirus bandwagon, delivers Crimson RAT

We look at a spear phishing attack from APT36, an Advanced Persistent Threat group posing as the government of India and offering guidance on coronavirus. Instead, users are infected with a Crimson RAT that steals data.

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A week in security (March 2 – 8)

A roundup of the previous week’s security headlines, including the introduction of a new series on child identity theft, an examination of law enforcement’s cybersecurity woes, a progress check on our stalkerware initiative, and more coronavirus scammers on the prowl.

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Lock and Code S1Ep1: On RSA, the human element, and the week in security

We look at all the interesting security news from last week’s RSA Conference and beyond, plus present the first episode of our brand-new podcast: Lock and Code.

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Battling online coronavirus scams with facts

New online scams have preyed on the public’s fear about coronavirus outbreak. Don’t be fooled. Here is what we know about coronavirus and its related scams.

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A week in security (January 27 – February 2)

A roundup of the previous week’s most interesting security news

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A week in security (December 30 – January 5)

A roundup of the previous week’s most notable security stories and events, including new web skimmer techniques, an explanation of edge computing, and more.

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New version of IcedID Trojan uses steganographic payloads

We take a deep dive into the IcedID Trojan, describing the new payloads of this advanced malware.

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SMBs lack resources to defend against cyberattacks, plus pay more in the aftermath

We take a look at the top challenges and threats to SMBs today, and recommend ways they can easily shore up their defenses.

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Cyber insurance: here to stay, whether we like it or not

We take a look at the many reasons people and businesses make use of cyber insurance, and ask if it’s as bad as (some) make it out to be.

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