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Trickbot spread by Necurs botnet, adds Nordic countries to it's target

Jun 9, 2017, 08:59 AM Ben Gane

At around 09:00 BST yesterday, Forcepoint Security Labs™ observed a significant malicious email campaign from the Necurs botnet. Necurs is a prevalent botnet that is known to spread Locky ransomware, pump-and-dump...


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Researcher Finds Basic Mistakes in Subaru’s Starlink Service

Jun 9, 2017, 08:53 AM Ben Gane

A researcher in California took his 2017 Subaru WRX STI for a ride on the security highway and found multiple vulnerabilities in Starlink, the in-vehicle service that offers remote activation of certain car features...


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The Reigning King of IP Camera Botnets and its Challengers

Jun 8, 2017, 16:22 PM Ben Gane

Early this month we discussed a new Internet of Things (IoT) botnet called Persirai (detected by Trend Micro as ELF_PERSIRAI.A), which targets over 1000 Internet Protocol (IP) camera models. Currently...


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Vault 7: WikiLeaks exposes Pandemic, CIA infection tool for Windows machines

Jun 5, 2017, 09:20 AM Ben Gane

After having disclosed information about CIA’s spyware tool Athena only last week, WikiLeaks has published new information from Pandemic, another alleged CIA project that “targets remote users by replacing application code on-the-fly...


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MS-17-010: EternalBlue’s Large Non-Paged Pool Overflow in SRV Driver

Jun 5, 2017, 09:16 AM Ben Gane

The EternalBlue exploit took the spotlight last May as it became the tie that bound the spate of malware attacks these past few weeks—the pervasive WannaCry, the fileless ransomware UIWIX, the Server...


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9 Scariest Ransomware Viruses

Jun 5, 2017, 08:43 AM Ben Gane

The first ransomware infections drew attention in 2013, and they have been steadily on the rise since then. Today, they are one of the most common online threats affecting Internet users and organizations of all sizes...


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The Ivanti Threat Thursday Update for June 1, 2017

Jun 2, 2017, 09:30 AM Ben Gane

Welcome. This is the second edition of an evolving series of blog posts inspired by the WannaCrypt/WannaCry attack and our Patch Tuesday outings. This time out: the aftermath of another major IT outage...


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Windows XP 'did not contribute much' to WannaCry infection totals

Jun 2, 2017, 09:19 AM Ben Gane

A security firm has found that machines running Windows XP "did not contribute much" to the total number of WannaCry ransomware infections. Researchers at Kryptos Logic are still peeling back the layers...


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In ongoing phishing fight, Google to delay delivery of suspicious messages to enterprise Gmail customers

Jun 2, 2017, 09:12 AM Ben Gane

Millions of businesses around the world rely upon Google’s G Suite (formerly known as “Google Apps for Work”) to provide them with the enterprise editions of Gmail, Docs, Drive and Calendar used by hundreds of millions of consumers...


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9 Scariest Ransomware Viruses

Jun 2, 2017, 09:07 AM Ben Gane

The first ransomware infections drew attention in 2013, and they have been steadily on the rise since then. Today, they are one of the most common online threats affecting Internet users and organizations of all sizes...


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