FBI, DOJ Disrupt Botnet of 500K Hacked Routers

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) seized control of a server connected to the VPNFilter botnet, a collection of roughly 500,000 hacked routers and network attached storage devices, on Wednesday. It was widely speculated attackers behind the botnet were gearing up for an attack on Ukraine this weekend.


Friday Five: 5/4 Edition

Facebook phishing, hospital malware, and GDPR scams - catch up on the week's infosec news with this roundup!






Everything Cold is New Again

Coldroot, a new strain of macOS malware that's eluded detection for more than a year has a keylogger and can gain persistence with root privileges.


Episode 18: Christopher "Tophs" Elisan on Malware Trends

In the latest episode of the Digital Guardian podcast, Christopher "Tophs" Elisan, Principal Malware Scientist at RSA, describes recent malware trends he's seen, two approaches to thinking about breaches, and the dangers of attributing attacks.



Deep in the Crypto Mines

The future of malware is here and it’s not coming for your data or your passwords or your bank account details. It’s coming for your computing power.


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