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Week in review: Cyber threat hunting, Android DDoS botnet, drone bug bounty

Here’s an overview of some of last week’s most interesting news, podcasts and articles: New, custom ransomware delivered to orgs via extremely targeted emails Ransomware campaigns are usually wide-flung affairs: the attackers send out as many malicious emails as possible and hope to hit a substantial number of targets. But more targeted campaigns are also […]

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‘HoeflerText’ Popups Target Browsers With RAT and Locky Ransomware

A malware campaign utilizing bogus “HoeflerText” popup warnings is back in full swing targeting Google Chrome and Firefox browsers with Locky ransomware attacks and the NetSupport Manager RAT.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/hoeflertext-popups-target-browsers-with-rat-and-locky-ransomware/

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Canadian university scammed out of $11.8 million

MacEwan University in Edmonton, Alberta, is the latest confirmed victim of scammers. “On Wednesday, August 23, MacEwan University discovered it had been the victim of a phishing attack. A series of fraudulent emails convinced university staff to change electronic banking information for one of the university’s major vendors. The fraud resulted in the transfer of […]

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Locky ransomware returns with new tricks up its sleeve

Locky ransomware is back, again, delivered with the help of new tricks to fool users and anti-malware defenses. Massive spam campaign Delivered through one of the largest spam campaigns in H2 2017 – as many as 23 million sent messages per day – the newest variant adds the .lukitus extension to the encrypted files. “Once […]

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Threatpost News Wrap, September 1, 2017

The Onliner spambot, Google’s forthcoming Not Secure warnings for Chrome, the WireX botnet, Sarahah privacy and more are discussed.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/threatpost-news-wrap-september-1-2017/

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