Recent Cloud Atlas activity

From the beginning of 2019 until July, we have been able to identify different spear-phishing campaigns related to Cloud Atlas mostly focused on Russia, Central Asia and regions of Ukraine with ongoing military conflicts. Read Full Article

APT trends report Q2 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 Q2 2019. Read Full Article

How to steal a million (of your data)

This cybercriminal’s thirst for stolen data is confirmed by the statistics: in the first half of 2019, more than 940,000 users were attacked by malware designed to harvest a variety of data on the computers. The threat’s called “Stealer Trojans” or Password Stealing Ware (PSW), a type of malware designed to steal passwords, files, and other data from victim computers. Read Full Article

On the IoT road: perks, benefits and security of moving smartly

This year, we decided to continue our tradition of small-scale experiments with security of connected devices but focused on the automotive-related topic. We randomly took several different automotive connected devices (a couple of auto scanners, a dashboard camera, a GPS tracker, a smart alarm system, a pressure and temperature monitoring system) and reviewed their security setup. Read Full Article

New FinSpy iOS and Android implants revealed ITW

FinSpy is used to collect a variety of private user information on various platforms. Since 2011 Kaspersky has continuously monitored the development of this malware and the emergence of new versions in the wild. According to our telemetry, several dozen unique mobile devices have been infected over the past year, with recent activity recorded in Myanmar in June 2019. Read Full Article

‘Twas the night before

Recently, the United States Cyber Command highlighted several VirusTotal uploads of theirs – and the executable objects relating to 2016 – 2017 NewsBeef/APT33 activity are interesting for a variety of reasons. Read Full Article