FireEye Labs is seeing a huge detection spike due to a pair of concurrent email spam campaigns that are affecting more than 50 different countries.Read more...
Entries filed under 'Advanced Malware'
Threat Research Blog
The FireEye Labs team posts blog entries under threat research to present and discuss cyber attacks and threat intelligence from a technical perspective. They cover the full spectrum of exploits and vulnerabilities, including advanced malware and targeted threats.
March 22, 2016 8:00 AM By Safwan Khan | Threat Research, Advanced Malware
March 21, 2016 8:30 AM By Robert Venal, Ronghwa Chong, Rex Plantado | Threat Research, Advanced Malware
Cybercriminals continue to innovate, finding creative ways of making threats harder to detect using static signatures. A recent strategy involves two large Dridex campaigns that changed the attachment file type and location to avoid scanners.Read more...
A Growing Number of Android Malware Families Believed to Have a Common Origin: A Study Based on Binary CodeMarch 11, 2016 5:08 PM By Wu Zhou, Junyuan Zeng, Jimmy Su, Linhai Song | Threat Research, Advanced Malware
A sophisticated malware family has enough code similarities to indicate that it shares a common origin with SlemBunk.Read more...
February 23, 2016 8:00 AM By Abdulellah Alsaheel , Raghav Pande | Threat Research, Advanced Malware
Microsoft's Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit, EMET, adds security mitigations beyond what's built into the operating system, but attackers are sometimes able to bypass it. We discuss how in this blog.