VirLocker’s comeback; including recovery instructions

Virlocker is back, the nightmare is still real. But we have found a way to at least recover your important files even if the affected machine can be considered a loss.

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Mobile Menace Monday: AndroRAT Evolved

An increasing amount of mobile malware known as Android/Trojan.AndroRAT has been seen in the wild lately.  AndroRAT is a contraction of Android and RAT (Remote Access Tool).  This piece of malware is far from new, but has gradually become more evolved over the years. AndroRAT History As the story goes (according to its GitHub page),…

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From a fake wallet to a Java RAT

We take a look at Adwind, one of the most popular Java Remote Administration Tool. This RAT was distributed via a phishing email and amongst other things, can steal credentials or capture screenshots on the infected machine.

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New Mac backdoor using antiquated code

The first Mac malware of 2017 was discovered by an IT admin, who spotted some strange outgoing network traffic from a particular Mac. This led to the discovery of a new piece of malware unlike anything I’ve seen before and the first new piece of malware for the Mac in 2017.

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Clickjacking campaign abuses Google Adsense, avoids ad fraud bots

Ad fraud is a billion dollar problem for advertisers. When real users are tricked into clicking on ads they can’t even see, (almost) everyone loses.

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