Office 365 ransomware

I just came across an article for HelpNet by Jeff Erramouspe (Spanning Cloud) on How to protect Office 365 data from ransomware attacks. Not a technical article, but not bad advice, and ...
Operation Bakovia

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 ...

Ransomware updates

(1) Raj Samani, Chief Scientist at McAfee, describes an attempt to explore the motivations that drive ransomware gangs. Why ransomware? Let’s ask the bad guys Perhaps the most useful and interesting fact ...
Malwarebytes Labs Report: Q3 2017 Teaser

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 ...

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 ...
Cerber ransomware delivered in format of a different order of Magnitude

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 ...
Enemy at the gates: Reviewing the Magnitude exploit kit redirection chain

Enemy at the gates: Reviewing the Magnitude exploit kit redirection chain

This post shines some light on a 'gate' belonging to the geo-targeted Magnitude exploit kit. Categories: Cybercrime Exploits Tags: cerberEKexploit kitkoreaMagnigateMagnitudemalvertisingransomware (Read more...) The post Enemy at the gates: Reviewing the Magnitude ...