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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More phishy sponsored tweets

Watch out: sponsored Tweets leading to phishing pages are doing the rounds once more. We take a look at the latest phishing scam being pushed to unsuspecting Twitter users, and show how the scammers are after a double-whammy of login credentials and credit card information.

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Vetting your vendors: money isn’t everything

Vetting vendors doesn’t have to be painful – if you know your risk tolerance posture, and have a mature communication channel with your own security team.

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Goldeneye Ransomware – the Petya/Mischa combo rebranded

From March 2016 we’ve observed the evolution of an interesting low-level ransomware, Petya. Now, we are facing an outbreak of the fourth version – this time under a new name – Goldeneye, and, appropriately, a new, golden theme.

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A week in security (Nov 27 – Dec 03)

A compilation of notable security news and blog posts from the 27th of November to the 3rd of December. This week, we touched on Gooligan, attribution, a new WhatsApp phishing campaign, another ransomware, and a one-of-a-kind Apple spam.

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