February 19, 2020
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Organized phishing campaigns eye finance industry

Cyber-security experts have just discovered a new modular downloader that has the capability to download other modules and payloads. It’s embedded itself in large phishing campaigns and primarily hitting major financial institutions, planting their seeds for possible future attacks. Named Marap by security researchers, after its command and control (C&C) phone home parameter “param” spelled...
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Security researchers discover Linux version of Winnti malware

Winnti malware summary Linux version of Winnti has discovered in the wild while investigating a recent cyber attack against a pharmaceutical giant. Winnti Windows predecessor has been used by Chinese cybercriminals for the past decade to launch attacks on systems worldwide. It is believed by security experts that several Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) groups operate...
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