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Neptune exploit kit used to deliver Monero cryptocurrency miners via malvertising

According to a new report published by FireEye, crooks have been using the Neptune exploit kit to deliver cryptocurrency miners via malvertising campaigns. According to experts at FireEye, crooks are exploiting the Neptune exploit kit (aka Terror EK, Eris, and Blaze) to delivery cryptocurrency miners via malvertising campaigns. The Neptune exploit kit was fi
Publish At:2017-08-23 05:05 | Read:307 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Andromeda Cybercrime malwa

Experts discovered that the Terror Exploit Kit now includes fingerprinting capabilities

Experts from Talos Team discovered changes made to the Terror exploit kit (EK) that allow it to fingerprint victims and target specific vulnerabilities. Recent changes made to the Terror exploit kit (EK) allow it to fingerprint victims and target specific vulnerabilities instead of carpet bombing the victims with many exploits at the same time, Talos researc
Publish At:2017-05-22 13:00 | Read:596 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Andromeda Cybercrime malwa

Terror EK rising in the threat landscape while Sundown EK drops

The Sundown EK has been inactive since early this year, the Terror EK is being very popular in the cybercriminal ecosystem. One year ago the Angler EK and Nuclear EK disappeared from the threat landscape, while the Sundown EK was conquering the criminal underground. What’s happening now? The Sundown EK has been inactive since early this year, the Terro
Publish At:2017-04-17 21:20 | Read:332 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Andromeda Cybercrime malwa

Spambot’s Got Smarts! Sarvdap Malware Scans Blacklists to Optimize Spam Delivery

On September 20, 2016, the Mirai botnet temporarily brought down Brian Krebs’ information security blog KrebsonSecurity.com. It did so by launching a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) campaign, the attack traffic of which peaked at approximately 620 Gbps in size – one of the largest DDoS offensives the Internet has ever seen.A week or two later, res
Publish At:2016-10-24 09:05 | Read:825 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyber Security Featured Articles Andromeda blacklist DDoS ma

New Neutrino EK Campaign Drops Andromeda

On October 15th, we started seeing a new pattern of redirections to the Neutrino Exploit Kit via compromised websites. What actually caught our attention was one of the file names used to inject an iframe pointing to the exploit kit landing page. Ironically, it was called neitrino.php. We initially thought that this was a rookie mistake and a dead giveaway f
Publish At:2015-10-18 20:50 | Read:1083 | Comments:0 | Tags:Exploits andromeda exploit kit neutrino

Duping the machine - the cunning malware that throws off researchers

The exponential explosion of malware in recent years has seen the rise of automated analysis environments - or "Sandboxes" - as an essential means of providing detailed and pertinent information about a sample, in a timely manner.A Sandbox simulates the execution of a malware sample in a genuine environment while "sandboxing" any evil behaviour.Data is gathe
Publish At:2014-08-26 23:00 | Read:1285 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Malware SophosLabs Andromeda research Shylock Simda

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