Weekly Executive Summary for Week November 02, 2017

What has it been dubbed? REMCOS | Remote Control & Surveillance Software     What does it do? According to researchers at Fortinet and The New Jersey Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Cell (NJCCIC), Remote Control & Surveillance Software (REMCOS) Remote Administration Tool (RAT) was first Continue Reading

Weekly Executive Summary for Week October 13, 2017

What is it? Advanced internet activity logging software | Data stealer What has it been dubbed? FormBook What has been affected? Mainly: Aerospace, Defense Contractor, Manufacturing Sector What does it do? Infects victims through phishing campaigns that include malicious attachments. These campaigns were mostly targeted Continue Reading

Weekly Executive Summary for Week October 06, 2017

What is it? Monero Mining | Crypto-mining What is affected? [UNPATCHED] Windows Server 2003 R2 What does it do?  Mining cryptocurrencies is expensive and takes a lot of computing power. Attackers use malware to steal computing resources of computers to make money in digital currency. Malware infected Continue Reading

Weekly Executive Summary for Week September 22, 2017

What is it? Supply-Chain Malware What has been affected? CCleaner v5.33.6162 | CCleaner Cloud v1.07.3191 (32-bit version) | 1 What does it do? CCleaner is an application that allows users to clean temporary files, analyze systems in an effort to optimize performance, and to perform Continue Reading

Weekly Executive Summary for Week September 15, 2017

What is it? Botnet What has it been dubbed? Mirai What does it do? The malware was designed to infect vulnerable IoT devices, which would later be used to launch enormous DDoS attacks. Mirai launches large scans of IP addresses to detect which IoT devices are Continue Reading