TrickBot malware has received new features that make it more difficult to investigate and detect — for example, TrickBot has learned to crash the browser when suspicious manipulations are detected. TrickBot is one of the most famous and “successful” malware to
The latest of this year, December’s patch Tuesday brought fixes for six 0-day vulnerabilities in Microsoft products, including a bug in the Windows AppX Installer that uses Emotet malware to spread. Microsoft patched 67 vulnerabilities in its products this month, seven
The researchers warn that Emotet now directly installs Cobalt Strike beacons on infected systems, providing immediate access to the network for attackers. Those can use it for lateral movement, which will greatly facilitate extortion attacks. Let me remind you that usually
Microsoft strongly recommends administrators to disable the SMBv1 protocol on Exchange servers to protect against threats that exploit its vulnerabilities. Let me remind you that Microsoft has been implementing a systematic refusal to use the outdated SMBv1 for a long time.
Check Point analysts prepared a traditional monthly report on the most active threats, the Global Threat Index. Greta Thunberg and Christmas became the most popular topics in spamming and phishing campaigns. For already three months, the Emotet Trojan has occupied one of the
Check Point Research Team, Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP), a global cybersecurity solutions provider, published the Global Threat Index report, listing the most dangerous malware of November 2019. Experts said that for the first time in three years, a