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A newly discovered ransomware variant has been used in small, selectively targeted attacks aimed at healthcare and education, and manufacturing and technology, respectively. Dubbed Defray and discovered by Proofpoint earlier this month, the malware appears to have been involved only in two attacks, distributed via Word documents attached to phishing emails. The campaigns consisted of […]

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A business email compromise campaign emanating out of Western Africa is targeting companies in a wide swathe of industries, bucking a trend of these scams focusing on wire fraud and targeting CEOs. The criminals are using phishing emails with links redirecting victims to sites designed to harvest corporate email credentials. Researchers at Flashpoint said it’s […]

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At the start of Q2 2017, we registered a wave of malicious mailings imitating notifications from well-known delivery services. Trojan downloaders were sent out in ZIP archives, and after being launched they downloaded other malware – Backdoor.Win32.Androm and Trojan.Win32.Kovter. The usual trick of presenting dangerous content as important delivery information was employed by the…

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