Destructive “HermeticWiper” malware strikes Ukraine

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A new type of malware attack is hitting Ukraine, and it renders the victim's machine useless. The post Destructive “HermeticWiper” malware strikes Ukraine appeared first on TechRepublic. Security

Box taps deep learning to detect sophisticated malware

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Box has announced a new "deep scan" functionality that scans files as they are uploaded to identify sophisticated malware and avert attacks. Read More.

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Mitigating Advanced Threats with Scalable and Automated Malware Analysis: An interview of Chad Loeven and Mike Hylton

CTOvision

Scalable automated malware analysis has become a critical component of enterprise defense. When properly implemented it can be key to mitigating malware threats that otherwise bypass perimeter defenses.

Report: 93% of orgs are challenged by malware analysis

Venture Beast

Malware analysis has become a critical process for businesses to proactively consume threat intelligence and hunt for active threats. Read More.

New Bumblebee malware loader increasingly adopted by cyber threat groups

Tech Republic Security

The post New Bumblebee malware loader increasingly adopted by cyber threat groups appeared first on TechRepublic. Conti, Quantum and Mountlocker were all linked to having used the new piece of software to inject systems with ransomware.

Kaspersky uncovers fileless malware inside Windows event logs

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The cybersecurity company says this is the first time they have seen this type of malware hiding method. The post Kaspersky uncovers fileless malware inside Windows event logs appeared first on TechRepublic.

Raspberry Pi Can Detect Malware By Scanning for Electromagnetic Waves

GizModo VR

The world’s largest companies are grappling with increasingly widespread and sophisticated malware attacks, but an interesting new malware detection technique could help companies thwart these threats without needing any software.

New Android banking malware disguises as crypto app to spread

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The post New Android banking malware disguises as crypto app to spread appeared first on TechRepublic. A new banking Trojan dubbed "Malibot" pretends to be a cryptomining application to spread between Android phones. While only active now in Spain and Italy, it could begin targeting Americans.

Log4j vulnerabilities, malware strains multiply; major attack disclosed

Venture Beast

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Symantec Discovers Fourth Malware Strain Used in SolarWinds Attack

CTOvision

Cybersecurity firm Symantec has uncovered an additional piece of malware used in the SolarWinds attacks, becoming the fourth piece of malware associated with the wide-ranging compromise of the popular IT […]. News SolarWinds Symantec Symantec Endpoint Protection

Research: How Malware Weaponized DNA

SecureWorld News

At the start, the first piece of the puzzle is malware that compromises a scientist's device. Eve can easily infect Alice’s vulnerable computers with malware. Featured Network Security Original Content MalwareIt's like the SolarWinds supply chain attack.

GitHub-hosted malware calculates Cobalt Strike payload from Imgur pic

CTOvision

A new strand of malware uses Word files with macros to download a PowerShell script from GitHub. This PowerShell script further downloads a legitimate image file from image hosting service Imgur […]. News GitHub

This new malware diverts cryptocurrency payments to attacker-controlled wallets

Tech Republic Security

A new malware dubbed Keona Clipper aims to steal cryptocurrencies from infected computers and uses Telegram to increase its stealth. Learn more about what the Clipper malware threat is and how to protect from it.

Dangerous malware is up 86%: Here’s how AI can help

Venture Beast

The need for AI-powered tools is only going to become more urgent as high-severity malware becomes more prevalent. Read More.

9 types of malware and how to recognize them

CTOvision

Grimes explain 9 types of malware and how they can affect you on CSO Online : People tend to play fast and loose with security terminology. However, it’s important to get your malware classifications straight because knowing how various types of malware spread is vital to containing and removing them. This concise malware […]. Read Roger A.

M1 Malware Has Arrived

GizModo VR

Now that Apple has officially begun the transition to Apple Silicon, so has malware. malware macos arm architecture online advertising apple macintosh computing technology internet apple inc technology apple m1 computer programming cybercrime adware

Interview on Automated Malware Removal

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Three Questions on Automated Malware Removal with Bob Gourley, Cognitio Corp and CTOVision. While there’s still an emphasis – and related spending – on malware detection, most incident response teams are actually overwhelmed by vast number of security alerts they receive. Effective malware detection is important, but only paired with response and removal can companies effectively prevent the malware that will enter the system from doing damage. By Bob Gourley.

US critical infrastructures targeted by complex malware

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The post US critical infrastructures targeted by complex malware appeared first on TechRepublic. A recently discovered set of malicious tools allows state-sponsored attackers to target critical infrastructures in the US. See what you should do to protect yourself from this new threat.

Dell Data Protection Protected Workspace & Malware Prevention

CTOvision

The video below explores DDP Protected Workspace and uniquely addresses healthcare regulations related to malware prevention. The evolution of malware has gone from low sophistication, such as script kiddies, to nation states (tier 1), who are more skilled and who specifically target individuals, or industries with data they intend to infiltrate. The malware is from external agents. Malware is all new, and we need to focus on containment and isolation.

Malware Developers: Hiding Behind 'Exotic' Programming Languages

SecureWorld News

Eric Milam, the VP of Threat Research at BlackBerry, explains: "Malware authors are known for their ability to adapt and modify their skills and behaviors to take advantage of newer technologies. Featured Cybersecurity Hackers Original Content Malware

BlackCat targeting corporate world with new malware

Tech Republic Security

Kaspersky finds the new ransomware group on the block is writing malware to attack its victims. The post BlackCat targeting corporate world with new malware appeared first on TechRepublic. Security

Cybersecurity: Attacker uses websites’ contact forms to spread BazarLoader malware

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A new social engineering method is spreading this malware, and it’s very easy to fall for. The post Cybersecurity: Attacker uses websites’ contact forms to spread BazarLoader malware appeared first on TechRepublic.

Researchers warn of new support scam malware

Computer Weekly

Security researchers have identified a new strain of support scam malware and a way of clearing up infected machines

Are you ready for state-sponsored zombie malware attacks?

CTOvision

In hindsight, the blog post should have been titled “Are you ready for state-sponsored zombie malware attacks?” Zombie malware combines the most deadly aspects of malware and zombie computers into one horrible mess. Typically malware gets […]. Artificial Intelligence CTO Cyber Security Cyber Threats Internet of Things News Robots Cybersecurity Malware

iOS Malware Spoofs Shutdown to Avoid Removal

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Researchers from security firm ZecOps recently developed a trojan proof of concept (PoC) tool that can fake a shutdown on iPhones, allowing malware to secretly continue living on the device. Featured Apple iPhone Original Content Malware

2021 mobile malware evolution: Fewer attacks, escalating dangers

Tech Republic Security

2021 saw a decrease in mobile malware attacks, yet they have become increasingly sophisticated. The post 2021 mobile malware evolution: Fewer attacks, escalating dangers appeared first on TechRepublic.

Citadel malware developer jailed

Computer Weekly

A Russian man believed to be one of the developers of the Citadel malware used to steal millions by infecting around 11 million computers around the world

Report: Majority of malware downloads in 2021 were traced to cloud apps

Venture Beast

Netskope's report highlights that attackers are enjoying more success abusing cloud apps to deliver malware payloads to their victims. Read More.

Emotet malware launches new email campaign

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The post Emotet malware launches new email campaign appeared first on TechRepublic. The malicious software had been slowly returning since November 2021, and saw a large number of phishing emails sent out with Emotet attached in April 2022.

How to integrate Linux Malware Detection and ClamAV for automated malware detection on Linux servers

Tech Republic Security

Jack Wallen walks you through the steps of installing both Linux Malware Detection and ClamAV for a reliable one-two punch of malware and virus prevention

Android malware infected more than 300,000 devices with banking trojans

Tech Republic Security

The initial apps in Google Play were safe, but the creators found a way around the Play Store's protections to install malware on Android users' devices.

This Shockingly Invasive Malware Stole Data from 3.25 Million Windows Computers

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Watch Out For This Android Malware That Factory Resets Your Phone After Stealing Your Money

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Research published earlier this week shows that a nasty Android banking malware has evolved, bringing with it a number of alarming new features—including the ability to factory reset your device after stealing your money.

Hackers Have Been Sending Malware-Filled USB Sticks to U.S. Companies Disguised as Presents

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Using friendly-looking USB sticks as a vector for malware distribution is a trick as old as the internet itself and, apparently, it’s still quite popular with the criminals.

Mysterious malware infects 30,000 Mac computers

Tech Republic Security

Known as Silver Sparrow, the malware's intent is still unknown as it has yet to deliver an actual payload, says security firm Red Canary

Google Drive accounted for the most malware downloads from cloud storage sites in 2021

Tech Republic Security

Google took over the top spot for malicious downloads from Microsoft OneDrive as attackers created free accounts, uploaded malware and shared documents with unsuspecting users, says Netskope

Over Two-Thirds of Q1 Malware Hidden by HTTPS

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Over two-thirds of malware detected in the first three months of the year was hidden in HTTPS encrypted tunnels in a bid to evade traditional AV, according to Watchguard. The security […].

New SMS malware targets Android users through fake COVID messages

Tech Republic Security

Dubbed TangleBot, the malware can overlay financial apps with its own screens in an attempt to steal your account credentials, says Cloudmark

Scammers exploiting Kaseya ransomware attack to deploy malware

Tech Republic Security

A new phishing campaign claims to offer a security update for Kaseya's VSA software but actually tries to install malware, says Malwarebytes

Linux malware is on the rise—6 types of attacks to look for

Network World

Malware targeting Linux environments has increased massively in the past year, with threat actors using a variety of techniques to carry out operations

A New Phishing Campaign Sends Malware-Laced Job Offers Through LinkedIn

GizModo VR

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Fileless Malware: You should already be prepared

IT Toolbox

The buzzword "fileless malware" is increasingly causing fear, uncertainty, and doubt. But we should already have controls in place

New Xenomorph Android malware targets more than 50 banking and financial applications

Tech Republic Security

Some banking malware targets mobile devices and can quickly steal money from banking accounts. Meet Xenomorph, a new malware targeting Android and more than 50 banking and financial applications.