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Information about the AdGholas Malvertising Campaigns

July 29th 2016

Cite: https://www.proofpoint.com/us/threat-insight/post/massive-adgholas-malvertising-campaigns-use-steganography-and-file-whitelisting-to-hide-in-plain-sight The checks that were made to identify infection candidates are especially interesting, going so far as to check for OEM branding.

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Defeating ransomware using Fiddler

July 7th 2016

Cite: https://twitter.com/Kleissner/status/750019370617823232  “How to defeat that ransomware easily: Download Fiddler, set a breakpoint, manipulate BTC balance”  

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NetGear and Symantec vulnerabilities

July 1st 2016

NetGear Web GUI Password Recovery and Exposure Security Vulnerability: http://kb.netgear.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/30632 “NETGEAR is aware of the security issue that can expose web GUI login passwords while the password recovery feature is disabled. This vulnerability occurs when an attacker can access the internal network or when remote management is enabled on the router.” Norton vulnerability: unclicked links […]

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