Incidents

Lycos shuts down MLNS project

After having heard rumours for the past few days, we have now received confirmation that Lycos have shut down their “Make Love Not Spam” project.

Lycos have received a lot of criticism concerning this project, so this move doesn’t come as a surprise.

Personally, I think that this is for the best. I don’t doubt that Lycos had good intentions, but this simply isn’t the right way to try and solve the spam problem.

Lycos shuts down MLNS project

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Reports

APT trends report Q1 2022

This is our latest summary of advanced persistent threat (APT) activity, focusing on events that we observed during Q1 2022.

Lazarus Trojanized DeFi app for delivering malware

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MoonBounce: the dark side of UEFI firmware

At the end of 2021, we inspected UEFI firmware that was tampered with to embed a malicious code we dub MoonBounce. In this report we describe how the MoonBounce implant works and how it is connected to APT41.

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