DDoS attacks in Q3 2019

Statistically, Q3 2019 differs little from Q2. In terms of geographical distribution of attacks and targets, we saw a continuation of the now familiar trend of unexpected guests appearing, only to drop out the next quarter.

Steam-powered scammers

One of the most popular platforms among users (and hence cybercriminals) is Steam, and we’ve been observing money-making schemes to defraud its users for quite some time. Since June, however, such attacks have become more frequent and, compared to previous attempts, far more sophisticated. Read Full Article

Data collectors

As we saw from the statistics, tech giants that collect and analyze data to show us targeted advertising are present practically everywhere in the world. And it is these companies that store the most data about people from all over the planet. Read Full Article

APT trends report Q3 2019

The quarterly summaries of APT activity are based on our threat intelligence research and provide a representative snapshot of what we have published and discussed in greater detail in our private reports. This is our latest installment, focusing on activities that we observed during Q3 2019. Read Full Article

The State of Stalkerware in 2019

Six months ago, we created a special alert that notifies users about commercial spyware (stalkerware) products installed on their phones. This report examines the use of stalkerware and the number of users affected by this software in the first eight months of 2019. Read Full Article