Explaining the Trojan:Win32/Malgent!MSR detection

Trojan:Win32/Malgent!MSR detection has recently become widespread in Windows systems. It usually flags a real threat, particularly a dropper or a backdoor, which aim at delivering other malware to the system. However, these detections may be false positive, with certain types of programs often being detected for no obvious reason. Despite the possibility of it being… Continue reading Trojan:Win32/Malgent!MSR

How to Secure Windows 10 from Hackers

Secure Windows 10 Against Hackers and Threats

Windows 10 boasts valuable features, providing comfortable tools for user PCs and safeguarding confidential data. However, to secure Windows 10 effectively, understanding its vulnerability due to its dominance in the market—with over 85% of user devices—is crucial. This operating system has many vulnerabilities that attackers actively exploit. Below is a useful guide with essential tips… Continue reading How to Secure Windows 10 from Hackers


Trojan:Win32/Znyonm is a sign of backdoor malware active in the system

Trojan:Win32/Znyonm is a detection often seen during the backdoor malware activity in the background. Such malware can escalate privileges, enable remote access, or deploy more payloads. Let’s dive into this malicious program, understand how it works, and see how to remove it. What is Trojan:Win32/Znyonm? Trojan:Win32/Znyonm is a detection associated with backdoor malware, usually the… Continue reading Trojan:Win32/Znyonm


Behavior:Win32/Fynloski.gen!A is a generic detection of a backdoor malware

Behavior:Win32/Fynloski.gen!A is a heuristic detection of Microsoft Defender that flags activities of Fynloski malware. This malicious program allows attackers to control the infected system and install other malware remotely. Such malware usually spreads through email attachments and software from low-trust sources. Behavior:Win32/Fynloski.gen!A Overview Behavior:Win32/Fynloski.gen!A is a detection name used by Microsoft Defender to identify a… Continue reading Behavior:Win32/Fynloski.gen!A

Remote Access Trojan (RAT)

Backdoors are a major threat to anyone. Remote access trojans are yet another tool to provide the backdoor access

Remote Access Trojan is software that allows unauthorized access to a victim’s computer or covert surveillance. Remote Access Trojan are often disguised as legitimate programs and give the attacker unhindered access. Their capabilities include tracking user behavior, copying files, and using bandwidth for criminal activity. What is a Remote Access Trojan (RAT)? A Remote Access… Continue reading Remote Access Trojan (RAT)

GuptiMiner Use eScan to Spread Miners and Backdoors

GuptiMiner hijacks eScan antivirus updates to deploy backdoors and mine cryptocurrency.

A recent report by Avast researchers identified an old-timer malware called GuptiMiner. It uses the eScan antivirus update mechanism to stealthily inject backdoors and cryptocurrency mining programs into users’ computer systems and large corporate networks. This is further evidence that cybercriminals are adapting their techniques to bypass modern security measures. Let’s look at the situation.… Continue reading GuptiMiner Use eScan to Spread Miners and Backdoors

XZ Utils Backdoor Discovered, Threating Linux Servers

A backdoor in liblzma library, a part of XZ data compression tool was discovered by Andres Freund. The maintainer of the distribution noticed a half-second delay in the updated version, which eventually led him to the flaw. The latter appears to be the brainchild of one of the new XZ maintainers, who pulled off an… Continue reading XZ Utils Backdoor Discovered, Threating Linux Servers

Backdoor:Win32/Bladabindi!ml Analysis & Removal Guide

Backdoor:Win32/Bladabindi!ml is a detection of njRAT - a dangerous remote access trojan

Backdoor:Win32/Bladabindi!ml is a generic detection name used by Microsoft Defender. It specifically refers to a backdoor malware known as njRAT, capable of hacking into and controlling victims’ computers. In which cases it is a dangerous trojan and in which cases it is a false positive detection, we will understand in this article. What is Backdoor:Win32/Bladabindi!ml?… Continue reading Backdoor:Win32/Bladabindi!ml Analysis & Removal Guide

LitterDrifter – Russia’s USB Worm Targeting Ukrainian Entities

LitterDrifter USB worm is a cyber threat targeting Ukrainian entities, emphasizing the need for robust cybersecurity defenses worldwide.

LitterDrifter USB worm, intricately linked to the notorious Gamaredon group and originating from Russia. It has set its sights on Ukrainian entities, adding a concerning layer to the already complex world of state-sponsored cyber espionage. This USB worm, believed to be orchestrated by Russian actors, not only showcases the adaptability and innovation of Gamaredon but… Continue reading LitterDrifter – Russia’s USB Worm Targeting Ukrainian Entities

Mirai variant “Pandora” infects Android TV for DDoS attacks.

New Mirai malware botnet targets low-cost Android TV set-top boxes for powerful DDoS attacks.

A new variant of the Mirai malware botnet has been detected, infecting low-cost Android TV set-top boxes. They are extensively used for media streaming by millions of people. The present Trojan is a fresh edition of the ‘Pandora’ backdoor initially identified in 2015, per the analytics. The campaign targets low-cost Android TV boxes such as… Continue reading Mirai variant “Pandora” infects Android TV for DDoS attacks.