Wake me up till SAS summit ends- Tempemail

What do cyberthreats, Kubernetes and donuts have in common – except that all three end in “ts”, that is? All these topics will be mentioned during the new [email protected] online conference, scheduled for September 28th-29th, 2021. To be more specific, there will be a workshop titled, “Prevent & Detect Security Continue Reading

Exploitation of the CVE-2021-40444 vulnerability in MSHTML- Tempemail

Summary Last week, Microsoft reported the remote code execution vulnerability CVE-2021-40444 in the MSHTML browser engine. According to the company, this vulnerability has already been used in targeted attacks against Microsoft Office users. In attempt to exploit this vulnerability, attackers create a document with a specially-crafted object. If a user Continue Reading

Technical analysis of the QakBot banking Trojan- Tempemail

Main description QakBot, also known as QBot, QuackBot and Pinkslipbot, is a banking Trojan that has existed for over a decade. It was found in the wild in 2007 and since then it has been continually maintained and developed. In recent years, QakBot has become one of the leading banking Continue Reading

Triada Trojan in WhatsApp MOD- Tempemail

WhatsApp users sometimes feel the official app is lacking a useful feature of one sort or another, be it animated themes, self-destructing messages which automatically delete themselves, the option of hiding certain conversations from the main list, automatic translation of messages, or the option of viewing messages that have been Continue Reading

Analytical report on gaming-related cyberthreats in 2020-2021- Tempemail

The video game industry is soaring, not in the least thanks to the lockdowns, which forced people to look for new ways to entertain themselves and socialize. Even with things going back to normal, gaming is expected to have a very bright future. Newzoo estimates the industry to gross 175.8 Continue Reading

PC malware statistics, Q2 2021- Tempemail

These statistics are based on detection verdicts of Kaspersky products received from users who consented to providing statistical data. Quarterly figures According to Kaspersky Security Network, in Q2 2021: Kaspersky solutions blocked 1,686,025,551 attacks from online resources across the globe. Web antivirus recognized 675,832,360 unique URLs as malicious. Attempts to Continue Reading

IT threat evolution in Q2 2021. Mobile statistics- Tempemail

These statistics are based on detection verdicts of Kaspersky products received from users who consented to providing statistical data. Quarterly figures In Q2 2021, according to data from Kaspersky Security Network: 14,465,672 malware, adware and riskware attacks were prevented. The largest share of all detected threats accrued to RiskTool programs Continue Reading

IT threat evolution Q2 2021- Tempemail

Targeted attacks The leap of a Cycldek-related threat actor It is quite common for Chinese-speaking threat actors to share tools and methodologies: one such example is the infamous “DLL side-loading triad”: a legitimate executable, a malicious DLL to be side-loaded by it and an encoded payload, generally dropped from a self-extracting archive. Continue Reading

Arrests of members of Tetrade seed groups Grandoreiro and Melcoz- Tempemail

Spain’s Ministry of the Interior has announced the arrest of 16 individuals connected to the Grandoreiro and Melcoz (also known as Mekotio) cybercrime groups. Both are originally from Brazil and form part of the Tetrade umbrella, operating for a few years now in Latin America and Western Europe. Grandoreiro is Continue Reading

LuminousMoth APT: Sweeping attacks for the chosen few- Tempemail

APT actors are known for the frequently targeted nature of their attacks. Typically, they will handpick a set of targets that in turn are handled with almost surgical precision, with infection vectors, malicious implants and payloads being tailored to the victims’ identities or environment. It’s not often we observe a Continue Reading