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The recent Microsoft Exchange Server vulnerabilities might have initially been exploited by a government-backed APT group, but cybercriminals soon followed suit, using them to deliver ransomware and grow their botnet. One perpetrator of the latter activities is Prometei, a cross-platform (Windows, Linux), modular Monero-mining botnet that seems to have flown under the radar for years. […]

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As Internet of things (IoT) devices in homes, industrial environments, transportation networks and elsewhere continue to proliferate, so does the attack surface for malicious IoT network attackers. IoT attack activity in 2020 dramatically surpassed the combined volume of IoT activity observed by IBM Security X-Force in 2019. Turning our attention to the factors behind this […]

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Attackers shifted tactics in Q2 2020, with a 570% increase in bit-and-piece DDoS attacks compared to the same period last year, according to Nexusguard. Perpetrators used bit-and-piece attacks to launch various amplification and elaborate UDP-based attacks to flood target networks with traffic. Analysts witnessed attacks using much smaller sizes—more than 51% of bit-and-piece attacks were […]

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