How to protect your organization from the top malware strains

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and Australia offers tips on combating the top malware strains of 2021, including Agent Tesla, LokiBot, Qakbot, TrickBot and GootLoader. The post How to protect your organization from the top malware strains appeared first on TechRepublic. Security cybersecurity malware ransomware

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

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Infostealer malware targets Facebook business accounts to capture sensitive data

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Ducktail malware tries to hijack the accounts of individuals who use Facebook’s Business and Ads platforms, says WithSecure Intelligence. The post Infostealer malware targets Facebook business accounts to capture sensitive data appeared first on TechRepublic. Security

Top 10 Malware Strains of 2021

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Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) released a joint Cybersecurity Advisory (CSA) providing details on the top malware strains of 2021. Here are the top 10 malware strains from 2021: 1. The U.S.

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.

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. Security

PennyWise malware on YouTube targets cryptocurrency wallets and browsers

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Learn more about how this stealer malware operates and how to protect yourself from it now. The post PennyWise malware on YouTube targets cryptocurrency wallets and browsers appeared first on TechRepublic. Security

Report: 93% of orgs are challenged by malware analysis

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

Log4j vulnerabilities, malware strains multiply; major attack disclosed

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A new Apache Log4j vulnerability and a major attack on a military body using Log4Shell have come to light as security teams work to patch. Read More.

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

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

Raspberry Pi Can Detect Malware By Scanning for Electromagnetic Waves

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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. Android SecurityA new banking Trojan dubbed "Malibot" pretends to be a cryptomining application to spread between Android phones.

New Bumblebee malware loader increasingly adopted by cyber threat groups

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

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. Security

US critical infrastructures targeted by complex malware

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The post US critical infrastructures targeted by complex malware appeared first on TechRepublic. SecurityA recently discovered set of malicious tools allows state-sponsored attackers to target critical infrastructures in the US.

This new malware diverts cryptocurrency payments to attacker-controlled wallets

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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. Security

2021 mobile malware evolution: Fewer attacks, escalating dangers

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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. Android Mobility Security

Research: How Malware Weaponized DNA

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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. Could this be something for the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) to explore?

BlackCat targeting corporate world with new malware

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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

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

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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. SecurityThe 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.

Menlo Security raises $100 million to beat back malware with algorithms

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Menlo Security raised $100 million at an $800 million valuation to accelerate its go-to-market and international expansion plans. Read More.

Why traditional malware detection can't stop the latest security threats

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Isolating your hardware and your applications is a more effective way to prevent malware from infecting your critical endpoints, says HP

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

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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.

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.

Security Think Tank: Malware is sneaky

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What strategies should organisations follow to block malware attachments which continue to account for two-thirds of malware infections that result in data breaches

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

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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. Android Security

Mac malware continuing to escalate, warn security researchers

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Malware targeting the Mac operating system has seen a significant growth in the first half of this hear, according to security firm Malwarebytes

This Shockingly Invasive Malware Stole Data from 3.25 Million Windows Computers

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First malware targeting AWS Lambda serverless platform disclosed

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Cado Security researchers say they've discovered the first known malware targeted at the AWS Lambda serverless computing platform. Business Cloud Data Security Security AWS AWS Lambda category-/Computers & Electronics/Computer Security Serverless

Mysterious malware infects 30,000 Mac computers

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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

Scammers exploiting Kaseya ransomware attack to deploy malware

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

Researchers warn of new support scam malware

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

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.

Nvidia’s breach might help cybercriminals run malware campaigns

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The post Nvidia’s breach might help cybercriminals run malware campaigns appeared first on TechRepublic. SecurityA recent cyberattack has compromised a large amount of Nvidia’s data, including a pair of digital-signing certificates. Here’s what's at stake and how to react.

Mobile malware is on the rise: Know how to protect yourself from a virus or stolen data

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Don’t let mobile malware ruin your day or your device. The post Mobile malware is on the rise: Know how to protect yourself from a virus or stolen data appeared first on TechRepublic. Mobility SecurityBe aware of how this threat happens and take good precautions to avoid it.

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

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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.

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

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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

9 types of malware and how to recognize them

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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 […]. CTO Cyber Security NewsRead Roger A.

Malware Developers: Hiding Behind 'Exotic' Programming Languages

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It also works the other way around, as a threat actor can utilize new technologies, forcing the defense to adapt their security. In the past, we have seen uncommon malware, like VB6, reach near-epidemic levels due to the fact it was incredibly difficult for researchers to reverse engineer.

New Serpent backdoor malware targets French entities with unforeseen method

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The malware has been found in the French construction and government sectors and uses steganography, Tor proxy and package installer software, Proofpoint says. The post New Serpent backdoor malware targets French entities with unforeseen method appeared first on TechRepublic. Security

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

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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

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

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