Avzhan DDoS bot dropped by Chinese drive-by attack

The Avzhan DDoS bot is back in the wild again, this time being dropped by a Chinese drive-by attack. In this post, we’ll take a deep dive into its functionality and compare the sample we captured with the one described in the past.

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Kotlin-based malicious apps penetrate Google market

New malicious apps appear in Google Play abusing Kotlin, the “safest” official programming language for the Android.

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Ransomware’s difficult second album

We take a look at the difficulties faced by ransomware authors as they try to adapt and evolve to the next form of stealthier Bitcoin hoarding: cryptocurrency mining.

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Presenting: Malwarebytes Labs 2017 State of Malware Report

In our 2017 State of Malware report, we examined attack methods, malware developments, and distribution techniques used by cybercriminals over the last 12 months.

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Fake Spectre and Meltdown patch pushes Smoke Loader malware

German users are being targeted with a rogue patch for the recently announced Meltdown and Spectre flaws.

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