InfoSec Articles (08/16/21 – 08/30/21)

InfoSec Articles (08/16/21 – 08/30/21)

In the last 2 weeks of August, we saw campaigns use a multitude of infection components to deliver two widely popular commodity malware and remote access trojans (RATs): njRAT and AsyncRAT. Also, campaigns use a multitude of infection components to deliver two widely...
Protect Against Ransomware Using Best Practices

Protect Against Ransomware Using Best Practices

Everyone wants to know how to protect against ransomware – 2021 is the year of ransomware! The Colonial Pipeline attack shutdown a major oil distribution line and held it for ransom. Kaseya, a software vendor, was targeted with a $70 million ransom in bitcoin on...
InfoSec Articles (08/02/21 – 08/16/21)

InfoSec Articles (08/02/21 – 08/16/21)

In this first half of August, we saw that during Cyble’s routine Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT) research, we came across a malware posted by a researcher on Twitter. Also, a new Android trojan, dubbed FlyTrap, that’s spread to more than 10,000 victims via rigged...
InfoSec Articles (07/19/21 – 08/02/21)

InfoSec Articles (07/19/21 – 08/02/21)

Over the past two weeks, we saw that the Government sanctioned cyber-surveillance is back in the news, following an exposé that reveals how commercial malware is being used by authoritarian regimes used to target activists, politicians, and journalists. Also, we...
InfoSec Articles (07/05/21 – 07/19/21)

InfoSec Articles (07/05/21 – 07/19/21)

Over the past 2 weeks, we saw Threat actors behind the infamous TrickBot malware have been linked to a new ransomware strain named “Diavol,”. Also, a new malware that targets online gambling companies in China via a watering hole attack, in which visitors are tricked...
InfoSec Articles (06/21/21 – 07/05/21)

InfoSec Articles (06/21/21 – 07/05/21)

Malware patrol selected some relevant news over the past 2 weeks. Microsoft has confirmed signing a malicious driver being distributed within gaming environments. “Netfilter,” a rootkit that was observed communicating with Chinese command-and-control (C2) IPs. Also,...