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Larry Loeb Author, | 7/17/2019
Eliya Stein, a senior security engineer at French security firm Confiant, was intrigued by what Malekal -- a French security researcher -- found out about a malvertiser that was present on Microsoft services in France affecting Windows 10 desktops.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 7/16/2019
What do the city of Edcouch, Texas and the Chilean Ministry of Agriculture have in common? Answer: They were both hit in June 2019 by a new ransomware variant identifying itself as BitPaymer.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 7/8/2019
New malware strains were found by Trend Micro targeting countries in the Middle East such as United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia, as well as other countries such as India, Japan, Argentina, the Philippines and South Korea. The campaign has been identified as coming from threat actor TA505.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 7/5/2019
F5 researchers uncovered a cryptominer campaign (Monero, of course, for the anonymity) that has been delivering a new kind of Golang malware that targets Linux-based servers. Golang malware has been minimal to nonexistent in the known threat landscape. It became detectable in mid-2018 and has continued throughout 2019.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 7/2/2019
French researchers at Cofense ran into an attack that has passed from being old to being new again.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 6/27/2019
Brian Krebs had picked up rumors back in April 2019 that IT data processing company Wipro Ltd. -- India's third-largest IT outsourcing company -- had been breached and boarded, and he wanted to write about it in his column. He eventually did just that. But the article raised more questions than it was able to answer.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 6/17/2019
Dragos has been watching the XENOTIME threat actor since it first came on the scene in 2014. It wrote a new advisory that says this threat actor is showing new signs of expansion into new verticals.
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Steve Durbin Managing Director, Information Security Forum, | 6/11/2019
Over the next two years, vulnerability disclosure will evolve from a predominantly altruistic endeavor to one that actively damages organizations. Attackers will search for, and publicly disclose, vulnerabilities to undercut competitors and destroy corporate reputations. Fraudsters will manipulate financial markets by releasing exploits at opportune ...
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Larry Loeb Author, | 5/30/2019
During the past two months, the Guardicore Labs team says that it has been following a China-based campaign trying to infect Windows MS-SQL and PHPMyAdmin servers worldwide.
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