Cybercrime tactics & techniques Q2 2018

The last quarter is likely the last hurrah of the campaigns and attacks we've been seeing over the last 6 months. What comes next may completely change the game. Check out our ...
VPNFilter Attack Hits Chlorine Plant in Ukraine

VPNFilter Attack Hits Chlorine Plant in Ukraine

Ukraine’s internal security agency, the SBU, reports blocking a VPNFilter attack against a plant that produces liquid chlorine used for treating the water supply in the country. The SBU has not provided technical ...
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Ukrainian Law Enforcement Thwart Digital Attack Against Chlorine Station

Ukrainian Law Enforcement Thwart Digital Attack Against Chlorine Station

Ukrainian law enforcement personnel thwarted a digital attack that targeted equipment owned and operated by a chlorine station. According to Interfax, the Security Service of Ukraine (SUB) detected an attempt to attack ...
Apple Ships Meltdown Patch

Macros-based Attack Deploys Malware by Hijacking Desktop Shortcuts

A new attack that uses documents with malicious macros modifies legitimate application shortcut files from the Windows desktop to trick users into executing a backdoor program. The poisoned documents distributing this threat ...
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Router malware worse than experts realize

Router malware worse than experts realize

In May, security experts discovered one of the most widespread malware infections in history. Now, they’re warning businesses and consumers that it’s even worse than their first assessment. The VPNFilter malware poses ...

A week in security (June 11 – June 17)

A roundup of the security news from June 11 – 17, including a look at online privacy for children, an exploit kits update, and how law enforcement is coping with cybercrime. Categories: ...

VPNFilter malware still making waves

We take a look at VPNFilter malware, which is still out there and causing trouble for certain models of routers worldwide. What is it? And is your device on the list? Read ...
VPNFilter Targets More Devices Than Initially Reported

VPNFilter Targets More Devices Than Initially Reported

The sophisticated VPNFilter botnet that enslaved more than 500,000 routers and network-attached storage (NAS) devices is capable of infecting more devices than initially believed. The initial reports about VPNFilter identified 16 device ...
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Fileless Malware Rapid Expansion

VPNFilter Continues to Target Devices in Ukraine

The VPNFilter botnet that compromised more than 500,000 routers and network-attached storage devices from around the world was recently disrupted, but is trying to make a comeback in Ukraine. Researchers from security ...
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Malware hits 500k IoT devices, Talos reports

Malware hits 500k IoT devices, Talos reports

A week ago, leading cyber threat intelligence team Cisco Talos reported that no less than 500,000 IoT devices in up to 54 countries were infected by new malware called VPNFilter. An earlier ...
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