Researchers first reported the notorious botnet taking a break in June 2019, and that the offensive infrastructure had become active again in August.
With cryptojacking becoming a go-to, low-risk way for cybercriminals to make money, it's important for organisations to know how to spot it and, more importantly, how to stop it.
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Disguised as a Google-related application, the malware exploits known Android vulnerabilities and automatically replaces installed apps with malicious versions without users' knowledge or interaction.
WhatsApp and Telegram media files could be exposed and manipulated by malicious actors according to new research by Symantec's Modern OS Security team.
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Recently, Symantec released new research on a cryptojacking campaign impacting enterprises. The campaign, dubbed Beapy, uses the EternalBlue exploit and stolen and hardcoded credentials to spread rapidly across networks...
Ideally, manufacturers of new IoT devices will build better security into their products, but there are no guarantees. "We still see vendors who don't understand security, or don't care..."
Symantec found 80+ deceptive PUAs displaying pornographic and gambling content, which are also able to display other content that could carry malware payloads into your devices.