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Content posted in August 2018
Kaspersky: Lazarus Takes Aim at macOS in Cryptocurrency Campaign
Jeffrey Burt  
8/28/2018   4 comments
Kaspersky researchers said users of Apple and Linux systems should see the AppleJesus campaign as a warning not to get lax in their cybersecurity efforts.
Vulnerable Web Apps Top Threat to Enterprises
Jeffrey Burt  
8/22/2018   2 comments
A report by Kaspersky researchers found that 73% of successful network perimeter breaches in 2017 were committed via web apps, while inside threats continue to put companies at risk.
Congressional Campaign Websites Vulnerable to Attack, Say Researchers
Jeffrey Burt  
8/17/2018   1 comment
Researchers presented a study at DEF CON that showed that a third of congressional candidates' websites are vulnerable to attack, adding to threats already seen by some politicians.
Check Point: Fax Machines, Networks Vulnerable to Attack
Jeffrey Burt  
8/17/2018   12 comments
Researchers for the cybersecurity company found a way to exploit vulnerabilities in the fax system of an HP OfficeJet inkjet all-in-one printer to gain access to all systems on a network.
Researchers Show That Code Reuse Links Various North Korean Malware Groups
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8/10/2018   Post a comment
Analysts from McAfee and Intezer announced that by reviewing samples, they have found ties between campaigns and threat groups linked to North Korea.
Banking Trojans on the Rise in Q2, Kaspersky Report Finds
Jeffrey Burt  
8/8/2018   1 comment
Kaspersky Labs saw a record number of new installation packages in the second quarter of this year, with modification to help the malware avoid security solutions.
Spam at 40: Still a Robust Security Threat in Middle Age
Jeffrey Burt  
8/6/2018   15 comments
Four decades after the first such email was sent, attackers are still using spam to deliver their malware.
Kaspersky: Spear-Phishing Attacks Target 400 Industrial Companies
Jeffrey Burt  
8/3/2018   6 comments
The emails in the spear-phishing campaign, which has been going on for months, are disguised as legitimate finance documents that include profiles of the organizations being attacked, according to Kaspersky Labs.
AZORult Downloader Adds Cryptomining, Ransomware Capabilities
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8/1/2018   Post a comment
Proofpoint researchers said the latest version of the AZORult information stealer and downloader makes it a larger threat and noted that the group behind it is now advertising its cryptomining and ransomware capabilities.




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