Press Month: February 2020

Gorgon Group Grows More Sophisticated

New research has revealed that the threat group behind the cryptocurrency-stealing MasterMana botnet has grown increasingly sophisticated and is now trapping victims through spoofed login portals.

Free, trojanized WordPress themes lead to widespread compromise of web servers

Over 20,000 web servers (and who knows how many websites) have been compromised via trojanized WordPress themes to deliver malware through malicious ads, Prevailion researchers have discovered.

WordPress botnet deploys anti-adblocker script to make sure its spammy ads are profitable

A threat actor that has infected more than 20,000 WordPress sites by running the same trick for at least three years: distributing trojanized versions of premium WordPress themes and plugins.

The Impact of 5G to Consumers and Businesses: Will More Breaches Occur?

5G is the next generation cellular network that will offer faster data speeds, less latency (lag time) and less interruption, said Karim Hijazi, CEO of Prevailion, a cyber intelligence company headquartered in Columbia, Maryland.

Prevailion Debuts New Global Cyber Infection Quarterly Report

The Apex Report for Q4 2019 provides a snapshot of the top 10 industry sectors, including finance, healthcare and manufacturing, as well as a geographic breakdown across all major regions. 

TA505 phishing campaign uses HTML redirectors to spread info stealer

The cybercriminal group TA505 has reportedly changed up its tactics again, now engaging in phishing campaigns that leverage attachments with HTML redirectors in order to deliver Excel documents containing malware.

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