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 July 14, 2017

What is it? Ad-Ware | Android Malware What has it been dubbed? CopyCat What does it do? Malware was able to infect 14 million Android devices and root 8 million of those infected. CopyCat was spread via phishing emails and third-party app stores which hosted Continue Reading

Weekly Executive Summary Week Ending May, 26 2017

What is it? Crypto-Ransomware What has it been dubbed? WannaCry | WannaCrypt | WCry | WanaCrypt0r What does it do? WannaCry began spreading on May 12 (according to experts at FireEye). The ransomware exploits a Windows SMB vulnerability. It has the ability to distribute the malware Continue Reading

Weekly Executive Summary Week Ending April, 14 2017

What is it? IoT(Internet of Things) Malware What has it been dubbed? BrickerBot What does it do? BrickerBot is a piece of destructive malware that targets IoT devices. Permanent Denial of Service (PDoS) attacks or ‘Phlasing’ are used to disable or ‘brick’ devices and make Continue Reading

Weekly Executive Summary Week Ending March, 17 2017

What is it? point-of-sale(PoS) malware What is it dubbed? MajicPoS What does it do it? The malware was first discovered by researchers at Trend Micro, and is very similar to other PoS malware that scrapes RAM from these systems to exfiltrate credit card data. Initial Continue Reading