Tag Archives: Emotet

Emotet botnet is back and attacks users

Emotet botnet is back and attacks

After a long absence, the botnet, built basing on the Emotet Trojan program, returned to the Internet arena and attacks: it began to generate spam aiming further spreading the malware. Malicious mailings are seen in Germany, Poland, the UK, Italy and the USA. According to observations, Emotet C&C servers did not manifest themselves for three months – according to the …

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Emotet botnet resumed its activity

Emotet botnet resumed its activity

After a pause, management servers of the Emotet botnet resumed its activity. Researchers at Cofense Labs were the first to discover a resurgence of the botnet infrastructure. “The Emotet botnet arose from a grave yesterday and began serving up new binaries. We noticed that the C2 servers began delivering responses to POST requests around 3PM EST on Aug 21. Stay …

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Global Threat Index: Emotet botnet suspended its activities

Emotet trojan

Check Point Research team (a division of Check Point Software Technologies) published a Global Threat Index report with the most active threats in June 2019. The researchers report that Emotet (currently the largest botnet) is not working yet – almost all June there were no new campaigns. During the first half of 2019, Emotet was ranked among the top five …

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Ransomware MegaCortex attacks companies in Europe and North America

megacortex

Sophos specialists published a report, dedicated to increased activity of MegaCortex cryptographer. This extortionist is orientated majorly of corporate sector and used in the carefully planned targeted attacks. Such incidents are a real trend in the latest time, and many big companies suffered from targeted attacks: it is worth remembering LockerGoga “heroic actions”. Its victim was one of the world’s …

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