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Websites with contact forms and comment sections, as well as discussion forums, are being used to distribute a known password-stealing malware through a compromised Microsoft Excel file. According to a new report from Bleeping Computer, an unnamed cybercrime group has been spamming contact forms and discussion boards of various sites for the past two weeks, […]

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Threat actors are abusing the core features of the popular Discord digital communication platform to persistently deliver various types of malware—in particular remote access trojans (RATs) that can take over systems–putting its 150 million users at risk, researchers have found. RiskIQ and CheckPoint both discovered multi-functional malware being sent in messages across the platform, which […]

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An overwhelming majority of all ransomware is designed to target Windows computers, according to a comprehensive new study of malicious files. Conducted by the popular web-based scanner service VirusTotal, the study is based on analysis of roughly one million ransomware samples, from a pool collected between January 2020 and August 2021 from over 140 countries. […]

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