Jeffrey Burt
Content posted in June 2018
Mobile Malware Group Hits Google Play a Third Time
Jeffrey Burt  
6/29/2018   17 comments
McAfee researchers found that AsiaHitGroup earlier this year again targeted Android device users in Asia with a bulked-up Sonvpay campaign complete with silent push notifications.
McAfee: Cybercriminals Improving Techniques as Cryptomining Explodes
Jeffrey Burt  
6/28/2018   19 comments
Cybercrime campaigns during the quarter showed that bad actors are improving upon the threats from last year, according to McAfee. Meanwhile, cryptomining schemes continue to skyrocket.
IBM Spinout Senzing Fights Fraud, Insider Threats With AI
Jeffrey Burt  
6/26/2018   11 comments
Senzing, a rare IBM spinout, enables organizations to quickly and easily run through thousands of corporate records to find bad actors that represent a threat to their businesses.
Olympic Destroyer Returns With Attacks in Europe
Jeffrey Burt  
6/20/2018   2 comments
Kaspersky Labs researchers believe the hackers behind the Olympic Destroyer worm that wreaked havoc at the Winter Olympics are now focusing on organizations that research chemical and biological threats in Europe.
Cisco: Companies More Proactive About Cybersecurity
Jeffrey Burt  
6/14/2018   1 comment
The ransomware attacks of 2017 and high-profile credit card system hacks in recent years have convinced organizations that they need to address security before they become victims.
Talos: VPNFilter Malware Still Stands at the Ready
Jeffrey Burt  
6/12/2018   1 comment
Rebooting routers and the FBI's takeover of the C&C server may have mothballed the threat that infected more than 500,000 routers, but attackers could get it going again, Talos's Craig Williams said at Cisco Live in Orlando.
ISF: Balance Is Key to Mobile Security
Jeffrey Burt  
6/11/2018   2 comments
As the workforce becomes more mobile, companies can't lock everything down but also can't risk leaving their mobile environments wide open, Information Security Forum finds.
Operation Prowli Infects 40,000 Systems for Cryptomining
Jeffrey Burt  
6/8/2018   9 comments
GuardiCore researchers uncover a campaign that has comprised vulnerable servers at more than 9,000 companies worldwide for cryptojacking and traffic manipulation purposes.
Trojan Campaign Uses US & North Korea Summit to Lure Victims
Jeffrey Burt  
6/5/2018   1 comment
The hackers behind the NavRAT malware are targeting South Koreans with a spear-phishing effort that refers to the upcoming meeting between the US and North Korean leaders, Talso says.




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