Crimea “manifesto” deploys VBA Rat using double attack vectors

A Crimean “manifesto” hides an attack that infects victims with a VBA Rat, which we also found being deployed through a separate exploit.

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The Olympics: a timeline of scams, hacks, and malware

We look at a history of malware, hacks, phishes, bogus mobile apps, and more targeting the Olympic Games going back to 1996

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Remcos RAT delivered via Visual Basic

We review a malware distribution campaign via malspam involving the Remcos remote access Trojan.

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A week in security (June 21 – June 27)

A roundup of the most interesting events and happenings in the realm of infosec, from the week June 21 to June 27.

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Polazert Trojan using poisoned Google Search results to spread

The threat actors behind Trojan.Polazert are using keyword-stuffed PDF files to rank high in search results and attract new victims.

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Lazarus APT conceals malicious code within BMP image to drop its RAT

The North Korean APT uses a clever technique to bypass security products by embedding one of its payload as a BMP image.

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Aurora campaign: Attacking Azerbaijan using multiple RATs

We identified a new Python-based RAT targeting Azerbaijan from the same threat actor we profiled a month ago.

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New steganography attack targets Azerbaijan

A lure document targeting Azerbaijan uses steganography to conceal a remote administration Trojan.

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A week in security (January 4 – January 10)

A roundup of cybersecurity news from January 4 – January 10, including a ransomware attack, a new Bitcoin sextortion scam, VPN usage, and more.

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Phishers spoof reliable cybersecurity training company to garner clicks

In a recent campaign, phishers were seen taking advantage of user trust on KnowBe4 and stealing their work email credentials.

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