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A week in security (September 14 – 20)

Last week on Malwarebytes Labs, we looked at Fintech industry developments, specifically the differences between Europe and the US, and we analyzed how some charities and the advertising industry are tied together. We also told readers about what companies can do to counter domain name abuse. In our Lock and Code podcast we talked to Pieter Arntz about s
Publish At:2020-09-30 12:27 | Read:196 | Comments:0 | Tags:A week in security apt41 blurtooth charities Chinese chrome

Unusual Exploit Kit Targets Chinese Users (Part 2)

Recently, our researchers identified a strange exploit kit targeting Chinese domains. In that writeup, we talked about how the exploit kit operates in great detail, to include infection vectors, the delivered payload executables, and how the kit will stop in its tracks if the Chinese AV Qihoo 360 is detected. This article will discuss the malware delivered f
Publish At:2015-06-12 20:20 | Read:6648 | Comments:0 | Tags:Malware Analysis bot botnet chinese exploit

DDoS from China – Facebook, WordPress and Twitter Users Receiving Sucuri Error Pages

Over the past few weeks, our Security Operation Center (SOC) has been seeing some different, and very suspicious requests to some of our servers. At first we thought it was a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack, mainly due to the high concentration of requests (thousands per second). Looking further however, it actually seemed like some DNS resolver
Publish At:2015-01-27 22:50 | Read:4636 | Comments:0 | Tags:Website Attacks chinese ddos DDOS

DDoS from China – Facebook, WordPress and Twitter Users Receiving Sucuri Error Pages

Over the past few weeks, our Security Operation Center (SOC) has been seeing some different, and very suspicious requests to some of our servers. At first we thought it was a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack, mainly due to the high concentration of requests (thousands per second). Looking further however, it actually seemed like some DNS resolver
Publish At:2015-01-27 14:25 | Read:3321 | Comments:0 | Tags:Website Attacks chinese ddos DDOS

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