Category: Malware

Why Ransomware is Targeting the Education Sector

Ransomware continues to be a go-to tool for cyber criminals seeking to exploit targets for the purposes of making money. As a result, ransomware attacks are...

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Ransomware: What It Is and How You Can Protect Yourself

By Emilio Iasiello and Steven Weinstein Ransomware is on the rise, and while this isn’t something new, with an increasing amount of attacks against enterprises,...

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Are Public Disclosures of Exploit Kits Helping or Hurting the Cyber Landscape?

By: Michael Perry The demand for threat intelligence has given rise to many companies publishing their findings on new or zero-day vulnerabilities to the public. While...

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2015 Global Insights on Malware Infections

2015-2016 Global Insights on Malware Infections [INFOGRAPHIC]

Every four seconds, a new strand of malware is born. More alarming, reports show that in the past five years malware has grown approximately 400...

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Widespread Malspam Campaign Delivering Locky Ransomware

By Steven Weinstein The LookingGlass Cyber Threat Intelligence Group (CTIG) observed a widespread malspam campaign sent to victims appearing as if it had been an...

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Fake Abuse Policy CryptoWall 3.0 Campaign: Domain “Suspension Notice”

The LookingGlass Cyber Threat Intelligence Group (CTIG) observed new and unexpected behavior with a CryptoWall 3.0 malspam campaign. In this exploit, we see CW 3.0...

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Newly Found Interfax Themed JavaScript Malspam

The LookingGlass Cyber Threat Intelligence Group (CTIG) observed a malspam campaign attempting to convince users they had received an incoming Internet fax. The attached fax...

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Tales from the Cryptoviruses: Ransomware and Other Crypto Crawlies [Infographic]

By Marc Larson and Val Vask Ransomware has been around since at least 1989, but there has been an exponential rise in cases within the...

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What You Need To Know About Ransomware and Exploit Kits

  By: Michael Perry After a brief lull, ransomware infections appear to be on the rise again. In June, there was a spike in Crypt-based...

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Malicious “Resume” from Sammy Fields, a Less than Ideal Candidate

Compromising an organization via resume submissions couldn’t be more enticing from an attacker’s perspective....

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