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New Malware Downloader Spotted in Targeted Campaigns

Saint Bot is being used to drop stealers on compromised systems but could be used to deliver any malware.A relatively sophisticated new malware downloader has surfaced in recent weeks...
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Microsoft Uses Machine Learning to Predict Attackers’ Next Steps

Researchers build a model to attribute attacks to specific groups based on tactics, techniques and procedures, and then figure out their next move.Microsoft is developing ways to use machine...

A deep dive into Saint Bot, a new downloader

Saint Bot is a downloader that has been used to drop stealers. We take a deep look at it and its accompanying panel. This post was authored by Hasherezade...
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CISA Launches New Threat Detection Dashboard

Enterprise VulnerabilitiesFrom DHS/US-CERT's National Vulnerability Database CVE-2021-25373PUBLISHED: 2021-04-09Using unsafe PendingIntent in Customization Service prior to version 2.2.02.1 in Android O(8.x), 2.4.03.0 in Android P(9.0), 2.7.02.1 in Android Q(10.0) and 2.9.01.1...
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Unofficial Android App Store APKPure Infected With Malware

The APKPure app store was infected with malware that can download Trojans to other Android devices, researchers report.APKPure, a popular alternative hub to download Android apps, was infected with...
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White Ops Renames Company ‘Human’

The company first confirmed plans to change its name in October 2020.Bot mitigation firm White Ops has confirmed plans to change its name to Human, which it says more...
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What We Know (and Don’t Know) So Far About the ‘Supernova’ SolarWinds Attack

A look at the second elusive attack targeting SolarWinds software that researchers at Secureworks recently cited as the handiwork of Chinese nation-state hackers.It's mostly been overshadowed by the massive...
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3 Ways Vendors Can Inspire Customer Trust Amid Breaches

As customers rely more on cloud storage and remote workforces, the probability of a breach increases.Security breaches are a fact of life. Despite adhering to best practices and having...
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83% of Businesses Hit With a Firmware Attack in Past Two Years

A new Microsoft-commissioned report finds less than 30% of organizations allocate security budget toward preventing firmware attacks.Firmware attacks targeting enterprises are up over the past two years. However, most...
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Google Updates on Campaign Targeting Security Researchers

Attackers linked to North Korea began to target security researchers on social media earlier this year.Google's Threat Analysis Group (TAG) today shared an update on a campaign that has...