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IT threat evolution Q1 2017

Overview Targeted attacks and malware campaigns More wipers The aim of most targeted attack campaigns is to steal sensitive data. However, this isn’t always the goal. Sometimes attackers erase data instead of – or as well as – trying to gain access to confidential information. We’ve seen several wiper attacks in recent years. They include […]

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A week in security (May 15 – May 21)

Last week was dominated by the WannaCry ransomware and the discussions ensuing it. We published: A quick roundup of everything we found out in the first few days. How did it spread? Was it by email, was it a targeted attack? Or was it just the worm? We found a decryptor that works in some […]

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Mobile Menace Monday: Ransomware targets Tencent users

Early this April, an increase of infection rates by a variant of ransomware known as Android/Ransom.SLocker.fh was seen. Ransomware targets Tencent users An especially relevant trait of SLocker.fh is its use of Tenpay to send payment to the criminals. Tenpay is an integrated payment platform by Tencent — China’s largest Internet service portals. Thus, it is no […]