Written By David Bisson

Threat Actors Use Delphi Packer to Shield Binaries From Malware Classification

Security researchers observed threat actors using a Delphi packer to shield their binaries from malware classification by antivirus and other detection tools.

Sednit APT Group Uses First UEFI Rootkit Detected in the Wild to Execute LoJax Malware

For the first time ever, researchers discovered a UEFI rootkit in the wild that they believe the Sednit APT group used to execute LoJax malware.

Partnerstroka Tech Support Scam Preys on Users With New Browser Locking Tactic

Researchers discovered a large tech support scam operation called Partnerstroka that preyed on unsuspecting users with an innovative browser locking technique.

Victims of Turla Backdoor More Numerous Than Originally Thought

Researchers recently discovered that the number of victims of a unique backdoor developed by advanced threat group Turla is much higher than originally thought.

First Publicly Known Malicious Crypto-Mining Campaign Launched Via Kodi

Researchers at ESET discovered a malicious crypto-mining campaign launched via the Kodi platform that used add-on repositories to spread malware through Kodi's ecosystem and mine for Monero.

Cobalt Gang Using CobInt Downloader to Install Malware on Systems of Interest

Security researchers observed the threat group Cobalt Gang using a downloader known as CobInt to infect and subsequently install additional malware on systems of interest.

Mirai and Gafgyt IoT Malware Now Targeting SonicWall’s GMS and Apache Struts Exploits

Malware authors have released modified versions of the Mirai and Gafgyt IoT malware that are capable of targeting vulnerabilities affecting SonicWall's GMS and Apache Struts.

Researchers Observe Threat Actor Using Varied Tools and Payloads to Distribute Monero Miners

Researchers observed a new threat actor known as Rocke leveraging a varied tool kit and multiple payloads to distribute cryptomining malware, including Monero miners.

60 Percent of Targeted Email Attacks Aimed at Contributors and Lower Management

A new report revealed that 60 percent of targeted email attacks were aimed at individual contributors and lower-level management between April and June 2018.

More Than a Quarter of Executives View Security Investments as Having a Negative ROI

A new report found that more than one-quarter of business executives view security investments as having a negative return on investment (ROI).