10 Billion Attacks Blocked in 2023, Qakbot's Resurrection, and Google API Abused
DNS is a hierarchical decentralized naming system. There are multiple ways in which threat actors can leverage DNS to carry out attacks. We will provide a an introduction to DNS threat landscape.
Stunning 50% Surge in Blocked Attacks, Resulting in 1 Billion Monthly Blocks
Large language models (LLMs) and generative AI are undergoing a significant increase in their abilities and global utilization. They are going to play a key role in the cyber threat landscape.
Unveiling the Dominance of Scams Amidst a 24% Surge in Blocked Attacks
Social Engineering Dominance, Rising Tide of Information-Stealers, and OneNote Abused by Malware Groups
Zero-day attacks discovered in-the-wild, Arkei Stealer and LimeRAT boosting their presence, and continuation of pro-russian DDoS attacks
The team at Avast has developed a decryptor for the BianLian ransomware and released it for public download. The BianLian ransomware emerged in August 2022, performing targeted attacks in various industries, such as the media and entertainment, manufacturing and healthcare sectors, and raised the...
Since October 2022, we’ve been observing multiple malware types delivered via a new dropper strain that we are referring to as “NeedleDropper”. Its name references one of the ways the dropper stores data. NeedleDropper is not just a single executable, it carries several files which together create...
ViperSoftX is a multi-stage stealer that exhibits interesting hiding capabilities. Other than stealing cryptocurrencies, it also spreads the VenomSoftX browser extension, which performs man-in-the-browser attacks.