A week in security (May 20 – 26)

A roundup of the last week’s security news, including admin changes, phishing in Canada, smart AI images and more.

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Sophisticated threats plague ailing healthcare industry

Black hat hackers are after patient healthcare data, and such breaches will only intensify. Which forms of malware are behind the attacks? We take a look at the advanced threats targeting a sector struggling to keep up.

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Emotet revisited: pervasive threat still a danger to businesses

Emotet is often mentioned as one of the most annoying, effective, and costly present-day malware infections. We discuss the reasons why and the proper way to remove it.

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2019 State of Malware report: Trojans and cryptominers dominate threat landscape

The 2019 State of Malware report is here. Learn what Malwarebytes Labs researchers discovered about the top global threats for businesses and consumers in 2018, and predictions for 2019.

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Ryuk ransomware attacks businesses over the holidays

Over the holiday, a little-known ransomware family called Ryuk caused serious damage to numerous organizations. The attacks leave a lot of questions unanswered. What do we know so far?

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New ‘Under the Radar’ report examines modern threats and future technologies

Malwarebytes released a new report called “Under the Radar: The Future of Undetected Malware” that takes a look at current threats using next generation tricks, and how current security technologies stand up to these threats, as well as the threats to come.

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A week in security (November 12 – 18)

A roundup of security news from November 12 to 18, including TrickBot, smart jewelry, Secret Sisters scam, and the compromise of air traffic control.

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TrickBot takes over as top business threat

There’s a newer, more sophisticated banking Trojan in town attempting to penetrate business networks and giving Emotet a run for its money. And its name is TrickBot. Learn how this threat is giving organizations a run for their money.

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What’s new in TrickBot? Deobfuscating elements

TrickBot has been present in the threat landscape from quite a while. We wrote about its first version in October 2016. October 2018 marks end of the second year since TrickBot’s appearance. Possibly the authors decided to celebrate the anniversary by a makeover of some significant elements of the core. This post is an analysis of the updated obfuscation used by TrickBot’s main module.

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Emotet on the rise with heavy spam campaign

Over the last few days, we’ve noticed a large increase in malicious spam spreading Emotet, as well as a higher number of detections from our customers. Looks like we’re in the middle of an active Emotet campaign.

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