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...
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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.
- A new version of CenterPOS, known in the cybercrime underground as Cerebrus, has been discovered. This new version now contains additional command options, as well as a configuration file that holds the command and control data and the encryption key.
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...
March 22, 2016 8:00 AM By Safwan Khan | Threat Research, Advanced Malware
February 18, 2016 12:00 PM By Zain Gardezi , Kenneth Hsu | Threat Research, Advanced Malware
Just because a malware campaign is old doesn't mean it's not in existence. Our FireEye researchers have discovered compromised websites that still host an old, but persistent, VBScript worm that can do serious harm.
January 28, 2016 8:00 AM By FireEye Threat Intelligence | Threat Research, Advanced Malware