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Re: Flame and other dangerous stuff

Post by impar » Sat Jan 25, 2020 11:15 am

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Trend Micro set up a fake IT factory
Wanted to study attackers

Trend Micro created a fake tech company, complete with AI-generated photos of fake employees, in order to build a honeypot environment that looked like an actual, working tech factory environment.

According to ZDNet, the move was designed to better understand the latest threats to IT systems, antivirus and security.

Malicious hackers are targeting factories and industrial environments with a wide variety of malware and cyberattacks including ransomware, cryptocurrency miners -- and in some cases they're actively looking to shut down or disrupt systems,.

Trend Micro built a honeypot that mimicked the environment of a real factory. The fake factory featured some common cybersecurity vulnerabilities to make it appealing for hackers to discover and target.
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https://www.fudzilla.com/news/50183-tre ... it-factory
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Re: Flame and other dangerous stuff

Post by thegrommit » Tue Jan 28, 2020 8:46 pm

Avast has a sketchy history, but this takes the biscuit:

https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/qjdk ... estigation
The documents, from a subsidiary of the antivirus giant Avast called Jumpshot, shine new light on the secretive sale and supply chain of peoples' internet browsing histories. They show that the Avast antivirus program installed on a person's computer collects data, and that Jumpshot repackages it into various different products that are then sold to many of the largest companies in the world.
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Post by thegrommit » Thu Feb 13, 2020 2:06 pm

https://arstechnica.com/information-tec ... ory-reset/
Malwarebytes published a new post that recounted the lengths one Android user took to rid her device of the malicious app. In short, every time she removed two xHelper variants from the device, the malware would reappear on her device within the hour. She reported that even performing a factory reset wasn't enough to make the malware go away.
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Re: Flame and other dangerous stuff

Post by impar » Fri Feb 14, 2020 12:52 pm

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Newly discovered PC malware version spreads through Wi-Fi networks

https://www.neowin.net/news/newly-disco ... i-networks
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Re: Flame and other dangerous stuff

Post by impar » Sat Feb 22, 2020 11:55 am

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US natural gas operator shuts down for 2 days after being infected by ransomware
Infection spread to site's OT network that monitors and controls physical processes.

https://arstechnica.com/information-tec ... or-2-days/
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