Archive for the ‘Kaspersky Lab’ Category
Researchers at Kaspersky Lab said today that the update mechanism for Korean server management software provider NetSarang was compromised and serving a backdoor called ShadowPad.
Posted in backdoor, DNS requests, Featured, Kaspersky Lab, malicious DLL, malware, NetSarang, nssock.dll, ShadowPad, supply chain security | Comments (0)
Researchers believe attacks against wi-fi systems in hotels across Europe and the Middle East track back to Russian-speaking hackers known as APT28.
Posted in APT28, EternalBlue, FireEye, French political party, Gamefish, Kaspersky Lab, malware, NBT-NS, NetBIOS Name Service, privacy, Python scripts, Sofacy, Web Security, wi-fi hacks | Comments (0)
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the news of the week including the return of the Mamba ransomware, APT trends, a mystery company's 250K bug bounty, and a high schooler's $10K bug bounty from Google.
Posted in advanced persistent threat, apt, Bugcrowd, google, Kaspersky Lab, malware, Mamba, Podcasts, ransomware, Sofacy, Turla, Web Security | Comments (0)
Researchers at Kaspersky Lab have seen a resurgence of Mamba ransomware pop up recently in Brazil and Saudi Arabia.
Posted in APTs, Cybercrime, DiskCryptor, Kaspersky Lab, malware, Mamba ransomware, Nation-state attacks, PSexec, ransomware, Wiper malware | Comments (0)
The WannaCry story has new life with the attacks having withdrawn the Bitcoin collected as ransom during the attacks, and with the detainment of killswitch researcher Marcus Hutchins in Nevada.
Posted in bitcoin, Black Hat, cryptocurrency, DEF CON, Kaspersky Lab, killswitch, Lazarus Group, malware, Malware Tech, Marcus Hutchins, Monero, north korea, WannaCry | Comments (0)
Pharmaceutical kingpin Merck reported that operational disruptions continue more than a month after the NotPetya wiper malware attacks.
Posted in financial earnings, Kaspersky Lab, malware, Merck, NotPetya, ransomware, WannaCry, Wiper malware | Comments (0)
The authors behind the Android banking malware family Svpeng have added a keylogger to a recent strain, giving attackers yet another way to steal sensitive data.
Posted in android, Android Malware, Kaspersky Lab, keylogger, malware, Mobile Security, Roman Unuchek, Svpeng | Comments (0)
The key to decrypt the original Petya ransomware has been reportedly released by the ransomware’s author.
Posted in Crypto-Malware, cryptography, Eternal Petya, ExPetr, Goldeneye, hacks, Hasherezade, Kaspersky Lab, malware, Not Petya, Petya, ransomware, teslacrypt, Wiper malware | Comments (0)
In-brief: In the hours before the Petya malware began circulating, two high level Trump Administration officials called for a tougher stand against online actors who sow chaos. The question now is how the Administration will react. Tel-Aviv, Israel– With the Petya “wiper” virus spreading globally, leaving crippled computers and...
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Posted in anti malware, conferences, critical infrastructure, DHS, eset, Government, Kaspersky Lab, malware, Microsoft, Mobile Threats, Petya, Policy, ransomware, Reports, russia, Top Stories, trump administration, Ukraine, vulnerabilities, WannaCry, White House | Comments (0)