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AdGholas malvertising thrives in the shadows of ransomware outbreaks

The latest wave of ransomware following the WannaCry outbreak has kept everyone very busy and been the topic of many conversations. In the meantime, other threat actors have been quite active and perhaps even enjoyed this complimentary diversion. This is certainly true for the most prolific malvertising gang of the moment, dubbed AdGholas. Exposed a few times this year by ProofPoint and TrendMicro, […]

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In ExPetr/Petya’s shadow, FakeCry ransomware wave hits Ukraine

While the (cyber-)world was still shaking under the destructive ExPetr/Petya attack that hit on June 27, another ransomware attack targeting Ukraine at the same time went almost unnoticed. So far, all theories regarding the spread of ExPetr/Petya point into two directions: Distribution via trojanized updates to MeDoc users Distribution via waterhole attacks in Ukrainian news […]

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A week in security (June 26 – July 02)

Last week, we offered our readers tips on how to detect phishing attempts, gave an overview of Google’s Be Internet Awesome campaign, supplemented an ongoing series on adware, and introduced the Malwarebytes Endpoint Protection to those who aren’t already in the know. We also pushed out a number of blog posts revolving around the latest […]