Slingshot Malware Uses IoT Device in Targeted Attacks

Slingshot Malware Uses IoT Device in Targeted Attacks

A new and very advanced malware attack has been discovered by Kaspersky Lab. The malware named Slingshot, due to a string in one of the hijacked system DLLs, is a sophisticated attack that leads to a nasty rootkit. The final rootkit named Cahnadr takes control of system processes, allowing for ... Read More
Ploutus-D ATM Malware Reported in U.S.

Ploutus-D ATM Malware Reported in U.S.

Ploutus-D is malware used for ATM jackpotting. It was discovered in Mexico in 2013, and is now getting reported as reaching the U.S. by Krebs on Security. This attack has been analysed by FireEye in 2017, showing some of the technical details behind the ATM attack and how the offenders ... Read More
Piriform CCleaner Remote Backdoor

Piriform CCleaner Remote Backdoor

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CCleaner, a popular application used for performing routine maintenance on systems, was recently found to contain a malicious backdoor. This could allow a remote attacker to extract sensitive data from the host, or execute malicious code on the host. Vulnerability details A malicious modification of the 32-bit CCleaner.exe binary (CCleaner ... Read More