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BrickerBot mod_plaintext Analysis

A week ago, the author of BrickerBot claimed that they retired and published their manifesto along with some source code of their bot. In the manifesto, they wrote: "Take a look at the number of payloads, 0-days and techniques and...

CHM Badness Delivers a Banking Trojan

Like good old Microsoft Office Macros, Compiled HTML (CHM) Help files have been utilized by malware authors for more than a decade to sneak malicious downloader code into files making them harder to detect. CHMs are a Microsoft proprietary online...

Sneaky *.BAT File Leads to Spoofed Banking Page

If you thought using BAT files was old hat, think again. While monitoring our Secure Email Gateway Cloud service, we came across several suspect spam emails targeting Brazilian users. The figure below shows email details to trick and entice users...

Microsoft Patch Tuesday, December 2017

Today marks the last Microsoft Patch Tuesday of 2017 and, with only 34 CVEs patched, it's one of the smallest releases of the year. 19 of those CVEs are rated "Critical" and 15 are rated "Important". Of course the Microsoft...