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Cerber Ransomware Gets Stronger, Adds DDoS Capabilities

Cerber ransomware debuted in late February of this year, and has already become the third most prevalent ransomware based on a recent Fortinet statistic. The ransomware is typically distributed via emails containing macro-enabled Word documents, Windows Script Files, or Rich Text Documents. 272 more words

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Panda Banker - Expanding coverage

The Panda Banker banking Trojan, recently uncovered by Fox IT, is related to one of the most famous and destructive banking Trojans in history, Zeus… 129 more words

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Poseidon Has Taken Up Spearfishing

Poseidon is a Portuguese-speaking targeted attack group that has been considered active since at least 2005, while the very first sample found by Kaspersky points to 2001. 124 more words

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ThreatSTOP Report: BlackEnergy

Attacks on critical infrastructure are a top concern for government officials and the private sector alike. The ramifications of losing power can be life threatening and have a negative impact on operations of businesses and public services. 114 more words

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Don't Fall Prey to Ransomware

Ransomware is an ingenious method used by criminals to extract money from their victims. The basic scenario is:

  • Potential victim clicks on–or is redirected to–a malicious website…
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I Smell a (Trochulis) RAT


A RAT or, Remote Access Trojan, enables attackers to remotely control malware residing on a victim’s machine to steal or corrupt data. The Trochilus RAT was discovered last October by Arbor Networks when threat actors used it to infect visitors to a website in Myanmar.  326 more words

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