Adwind

1500 companies in over 100 countries hit by malicious Adwind backdoor RAT

Malware-as-a-service platform mooches off infected computers to steal confidential business data.

David Bisson reports.


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Video of Hillary Clinton meeting ISIS leader? Nah, it’s a malware attack

Symantec writes: Cybercriminals are using clickbait, promising a video showing Democratic Party presidential nominee Hillary Clinton exchanging money with an ISIS leader, in order to distribute malicious spam emails. The email’s subject announces “Clinton Deal ISIS Leader caught on Video,” however there is no video contained in the email, just malware. Adding to the enticement,


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Mac users who ignore the warning signs can be bitten by the Adwind RAT

The cross-platform remote access trojan (RAT) Adwind drops a payload onto Mac computers only after users overlook a series of potential red flags.

David Bisson reports.


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Java-based trojan has infected close to 450,000 victims since 2013

Security researchers have spotted an “unusual” cross-platform Java-based remote access trojan (RAT) that is believed to have infected 443,000 victims between 2013 and 2016.

David Bisson reports.


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