Category: botnet

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A new Stantinko Bot masqueraded as httpd targeting Linux servers

A new Stantinko Bot masqueraded as httpd targeting Linux servers

Researchers spotted a new variant of an adware and coin-miner botnet operated by Stantinko threat actors that now targets Linux servers. Researchers f [...]
Experts warn of mass-scanning for ENV files left unsecured online

Experts warn of mass-scanning for ENV files left unsecured online

Threat actors are scanning the Internet for ENV files that usually contain API tokens, passwords, and database logins. Threat actors are scanning the [...]
Sophos 2021 Threat Report: Navigating cybersecurity in an uncertain world

Sophos 2021 Threat Report: Navigating cybersecurity in an uncertain world

by Paul Ducklin We know what you’re thinking: “Another year; another vendor; another threat report… …and when I open it, I’ll be stuck in a thinly [...]
paradoxiaRAT – Native Windows Remote Access Tool

paradoxiaRAT – Native Windows Remote Access Tool

Paradoxia Remote Access Tool. FeaturesParadoxia Console Feature Description Easy to use Paradoxia is extremely easy to use, So far the [...]
Russian cybercriminal Aleksandr Brovko sentenced to 8 years in jail

Russian cybercriminal Aleksandr Brovko sentenced to 8 years in jail

Russian cybercriminal Aleksandr Brovko has been sentenced to eight years in jail for his role in a botnet scheme that caused at least $100 million in [...]
Buer Loader “malware-as-a-service” joins Emotet for ransomware delivery

Buer Loader “malware-as-a-service” joins Emotet for ransomware delivery

by Paul Ducklin If you’ve followed the inglorious history of malware in recent years, you’ll almost certainly have heard the name Emotet. That’s a [...]
New Emotet delivery method spotted during downward detection trend

New Emotet delivery method spotted during downward detection trend

Emotet, one of cybersecurity’s most-feared malware threats, got a superficial facelift this week, hiding itself within a fake Microsoft Office request [...]
KashmirBlack, a new botnet in the threat landscape that rapidly grows

KashmirBlack, a new botnet in the threat landscape that rapidly grows

Security experts spotted a new botnet, tracked as KashmirBlack botnet, that likely infected hundreds of thousands of websites since November 2019. Sec [...]
New Emotet campaign uses a new ‘Windows Update’ attachment

New Emotet campaign uses a new ‘Windows Update’ attachment

After a short pause, a new Emotet malware campaign was spotted by the experts on October 14th, crooks began using a new ‘Windows Update’ attachment. A [...]
Microsoft partnered with other security firms to takedown TrickBot botnet

Microsoft partnered with other security firms to takedown TrickBot botnet

A joint operation conducted by FS-ISAC, ESET, Lumen’s Black Lotus Labs, NTT, Symantec, and Microsoft aimed at takedown the TrickBot botnet. Microsoft’ [...]
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