Dridex

Microsoft zero-day vulnerability was being exploited for cyber-espionage

Two separate attack campaigns exploited the same Microsoft zero-day vulnerability to infect users with spyware and crimeware. But mystery shrouds which country might have been behind the state-sponsored attacks.

David Bisson reports.


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Microsoft patches Word zero-day vulnerability being actively exploited in attacks

Microsoft has issued patches for 44 vulnerabilities, 13 of which are rated “critical”.


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What does a .locky file extension mean? It means you’ve been hit by ransomware

Ransomware with apparent links to a Dridex botnet affiliate has been spotted attempting to infect at least 450,000 computer users.

David Bisson reports.


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No, you haven’t hired a toilet. You’ve been sent malware

I have a loo in my house. I don’t need to hire a loo.

Therefore, I’m not likely to be tricked into being infected by this malware campaign.


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Email from your photocopier? It could be a malware attack

Watch out! Criminals spam out malware attack disguised as scanned document from your photocopier.


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Dridex malware adopts redirection attacks to target high-value UK banking customers

The Dridex trojan has adopted a new attack methodology that it is using to target high-value customers of several UK banks.

David Bisson reports.


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The Dridex botnet ain’t done yet, say researchers

Security researchers are finding signs that a botnet responsible for infecting computers with the banking malware Dridex might still be functioning despite a recent international takedown.

David Bisson reports.


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Watch my latest video and find out.


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bitdefender.com

PC users warned of Dridex malware attack, targeting online bankers

Law enforcement agencies around the globe have thrown a spanner into the works of a malware campaign that has earnt its criminal masters’ at least $50 million.

Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.


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