Rise in XorDdos: A deeper look at the stealthy DDoS malware targeting Linux devices

Observing a 254% increase in activity over the last six months from a versatile Linux trojan called XorDdos, the Microsoft 365 Defender research team provides in-depth analysis into this stealthy malware’s capabilities and key infection signs.
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Risks in Telecommunications IT Sr. Threat Researcher Sr. Threat Researcher Sr. Threat Researcher Manager, Threat Research

We summarize the characteristics, threats, and recommendations to improve the security posture of enterprises’ and telecommunications companies’ IT infrastructure. Read More HERE…

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Updated XCSSET Malware Targets Telegram, Other Apps Threats Analyst Threats Analyst

In our last update on the XCSSET campaign, we updated some of its features targeting latest macOS 11 (Big Sur). Since then, the campaign added more features to its toolset, which we have continually monitored. We have also discovered the mechanism used to steal information from various apps, a behavior that has been present since we first discussed XCSSET. Read More HERE…

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BIOPASS RAT: New Malware Sniffs Victims via Live Streaming Threat Researcher Threat Researcher Threat Researcher Threat Researcher

We discovered a new malware that targets online gambling companies in China via a watering hole attack, in which visitors are tricked into downloading a malware loader disguised as a legitimate installer for well-known apps such as Adobe Flash Player or Microsoft Silverlight. Read More HERE…

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This Week in Security News: Medical Malware and Monitor Hacks

Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about the cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days. This week, learn how baby monitors may be susceptible to hacking. Also, learn about a medical flaw that enables hackers to hide malware. Read on: Is Your Baby Monitor…
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This Week in Security News: IIoT Threats and Malware Apps

Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about the cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days. This week, learn about security threats directed at smart manufacturing environments. Also, learn why malware installed from the Android app store increased by 100% last year. Read on: Security…
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Use Safety and Precaution When Using USBs

Removable USB devices are basic instruments for storing and transferring files from one device to another. Although they’re convenient to use, they can also pose a potential threat to your devices—especially when used without prior caution. There are reported instances, where researchers weren’t initially able to pinpoint the origin of a malware attack but which later…
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This Week in Security News: Adware and Ransomware

Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about the cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days. This week, learn about an adware that disguised itself as different apps and monitors mobile devices. Also, learn more about the different ransomware attacks Trend Micro has been tracking….
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