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Fake and malicious AdBlock Plus brings to your Android not an Ad protection but more Ad than even before.
OpenIOC rules for the IceFog campaign
Here are answers to the most frequently asked questions related to Icefog, an APT operation targeting entities in Japan and South Korea.
The emergence of small groups of cyber-mercenaries available for hire to perform surgical hit and run operations.
The percentage of spam in email traffic in August was down 3.6 percentage points and averaged 67.6%.
The more popular online banking becomes, the more determined cybercriminals are to steal users’ money. How is money stolen with the help of malicious programs? How can you protect yourself from virtual robbery?
Kaspersky Labs security research team is publishing a report that analyzes an active cyber-espionage campaign targeting South Korean think-tanks.
For several months, we have been monitoring an ongoing cyber-espionage campaign against South Korean think-tanks.
Blog: Microsoft Updates September 2013 - Critical Server and Client Side RCE Vulnerabilities in IE, Outlook, Built-in Windows Components and Sharepoint
Microsoft releases a long list of security bulletins this month on the server and client side, patching a longer list of vulnerabilities in this month's array of technologies. Only four of the bulletins are rated "critical" this month: Internet Explorer, a variety of built-in Windows components, and Sharepoint and Office Web Services. Fourteen security bulletins are released in total, patching almost fifty vulnerabilities. Mostly every one of this month's vulnerabilities were reported privately, other than the XSS vulnerability in Sharepoint.
An analysis of the process through which computers are infected using the BlackHole exploit pack and discussion of mechanisms providing protection against Java exploits.
We're currently seeing a spam run which involves a (fake) report from CNN saying that the US have started bombing Syria.
Money mule recruitment emails are nothing new, for years these have been spammed out all over the globe. What is new though is the recent wave aimed at English-speaking Japanese residents. It started at the end of July and we have received hundreds of such themed spam emails since then. The content typically promises an easy job, just requiring some hours per week with very few other requirements.
Ive had the great opportunity to present at the Nordic Security Conference. This year I gave a presentation about one of the weakest links in IT-security; the human factor.
NetTraveler, which we described in depth in a previous post (https://www.securelist.com/en/blog/8105), is an APT that infected hundreds of high profile victims in more than 40 countries. Known targets of NetTraveler (also known as Travnet or Netfile) include Tibetan/Uyghur activists, oil industry companies, scientific research centers and institutes, universities, private companies, governments and governmental institutions, embassies and military contractors. During the last week, several spear-phishing e-mails were sent to multiple Uyghur activists.
This was the 3rd edition of our anual Kaspersky LatAm Security Analysts Summit where between many topics we spoke about APTs made and launched locally and other sensitive points.
Bogota, Colombia August 14, 2013 The Event was Day of technology and DNS Security This was the 3rd edition of a very technical conference where network experts discussed future trends in DNS Security, IP managing and IT Sec related issues.
The percentage of spam in email traffic in July was up only 0.1 percentage points and averaged 71.2%