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MaMoCrypt Ransomware Decryption Tool

MaMoCrypt Ransomware Decryption Tool

We’re happy to announce the availability of a new decryptor for MaMoCrypt, a strain of ransomware that appeared in December last year. MaMoCrypt is an unusual piece of ransomware, a variant of ...
Interplanetary Storm Botnet Shows Signs of Anonymization-Purpose Proxy-for-Hire Infrastructure

Interplanetary Storm Botnet Shows Signs of Anonymization-Purpose Proxy-for-Hire Infrastructure

While botnets have been used for anything from performing Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks to stealing data and even sending spam, Bitdefender researchers have found signs that the Interplanetary Storm botnet could be ...
There’s a New a Golang-written RAT in Town

There’s a New a Golang-written RAT in Town

Security researchers at Bitdefender have discovered a new Golang-written RAT that targets devices by using the CVE-2019-2725 (Oracle WebLogic RCE) vulnerability identified last year. Unlike other bots that have exploited this vulnerability, ...
Fake Users Rave but Real Users Rant as Apps on Google Play Deal Aggressive Adware

Fake Users Rave but Real Users Rant as Apps on Google Play Deal Aggressive Adware

Bitdefender researchers recently stumbled across 13 Google Play applications packing aggressive ads and potentially using over 1,000 fake reviews to gain a cumulative download count of over half of million. While fake ...
LemonDuck Crypto-Miner – a KingMiner Successor

LemonDuck Crypto-Miner – a KingMiner Successor

Crypto-miners have been around for several years, in all forms and shapes, and distributed via various attack avenues. Increased competition from other cyber-criminal groups and various defenses set in place at the ...
Apps on Google Play Tainted with Cerberus Banker Malware

Apps on Google Play Tainted with Cerberus Banker Malware

The official Android app market has traditionally been regarded as a safe place to install applications from. Every once in a while, remarkably malicious apps slip right through and start wreaking havoc ...
APT Hackers for Hire Used for Industrial Espionage

APT Hackers for Hire Used for Industrial Espionage

Bitdefender recently investigated an APT-style cyberespionage attack targeting an international architectural and video production company, pointing to an advanced threat actor and South Korean-based C&C infrastructure. The targeted company is known to ...
WannaRen Decryption Tool

WannaRen Decryption Tool

A decryptor for the WannaRen ransomware is now available for download. Initially spotted in April 2020, WannaRen is mostly spreading through websites offering “cracked” software. This new decryptor works on all known ...
Smart Locks Not So Smart with Wi-Fi Security

Smart Locks Not So Smart with Wi-Fi Security

The rise of online property rental in an increasingly competitive sharing economy has had a severe impact on the adoption of Internet-connected smart locks. Packed with features that allow landlords to issue ...
Kingminer Botnet Keeps up with the Times

Kingminer Botnet Keeps up with the Times

The e-currency boom in late 2017 sparked a new type of “gold rush”, as cyber-criminals started racing to infect home computers and data centers with crypto-miners. While digital currencies have fluctuated wildly ...