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The Emotet banking Trojan has been around since 2014. It continues to evolve, and has even been spotted acting like a distribution method for other banking malware. In September, Emotet staged another big comeback fuelled, in part, by new propagation methods implemented in the newest variants. It can now also spread through networks by brute […]

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For a while now, attackers have been ditching malicious macros and OLE objects in favor of the Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE) attack technique to deliver malware via booby-trapped Office documents. Microsoft has published a security advisory containing DDE attack mitigation instructions for both users and admins. Read More

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Ransomware has had a banner year so far. Two major attacks — WannaCry and NotPetya — have caused, conservatively, hundreds of millions of dollars in damages, while cybercriminals continue to target users’ systems and data. Proactive companies, however, do have options. The most consistent defense against ransomware continues to be good backups and a well-tested […]

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