Europol releases dramatic video of Romanians arrested for spreading CTB Locker and Cerber ransomware

As part of an extensive law enforcement operation called “Bakovia,” Romanian authorities on Wednesday arrested five individuals suspected of infecting tens of thousands of computers across Europe and the United States using the infamous Ransomware-as-a-Service model leveraging two of the most criminally profitable ransomware strains – CTB Locker and Cerber. The Europol released a dramatic
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Labs report: summer ushers in unprecedented season of breaches

In this edition of the Malwarebytes Cybercrime Tactics and Techniques report, we saw a number of high profile breaches targeting the personal information of hundreds of millions of people. We also observed shifts in malware distribution, the revival of some old families, and found cases of international tech support scams. Categories: Malwarebytes news Tags: 3rd quarterandroid malwareastrumbreachcerbercybercrimecybercrime tactics and techniquesemotetEquifaxexploit kitfrancophonefruitflyglobeimposterLockymac malwaremalicious spammalspamMalwarebytesmalwarebytes labsnational health serviceNHSoceanlotusq3 2017reportRIGsmartscreensonictech support scamstrickbottrojan.clicker.hyjwhole foods (Read more...) The post Labs report: summer ushers in unprecedented season of breaches appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs.
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Week in Security (August 7 – August 13)

A compilation of security news and blog posts from Monday the 7th of August to August 14th. We looked at security certificates and the new bloated Cerber ransomware. Categories: Security world Week in security Tags: cerbercertificatesdnaLockyMagnitudemambaransomwaresecurityweekly blog roundup (Read more...) The post Week in Security (August 7 – August 13) appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs.
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Cerber ransomware delivered in format of a different order of Magnitude

We review a trick that the Magnitude exploit kit uses to bypass security scanners. Categories: Exploits Threat analysis Tags: binary paddingcerberexploit kitgateMagnigatemagnitude EKransomwareXML (Read more...) The post Cerber ransomware delivered in format of a different order of Magnitude appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs.
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