Mike Mimoso, Tom Spring, and Chris Brook discuss the news of the week, including the MedSec/Muddy Waters story, how the Angler EK was traced back to the Lurk Gang, Fairware hitting Linux servers, and the Bashlite IoT malware.
Researchers at Kaspersky Lab today confirmed that the cybercriminals behind the Lurk Trojan were also responsible for the development and distribution of the Angler Exploit Kit
Researchers at Kaspersky Lab identified an ongoing series of targeted attacks primarily designed to steal sensitive corporate account data from industrial and engineering organizations in the Middle East.
Kaspersky Lab today at Black Hat USA 2016 announced the launch of a public bug bounty, one of the few offered by a software vendor in the computer security industry.
Kaspersky Lab researchers participated in a Reddit AMA, touching on topics such as attack attribution, critical infrastructure security, attacker and researcher tradecraft, and the shortage of security talent.
The xDedic market has resurfaced, this time on a Tor network domain and with the inclusion of a new enrollment fee.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook recap the news of the week, including a Bitcoin phishing campaign, the Kaspersky Lab ransomware report, misconfigured email servers, and a decline in Angler exploit kit traffic.
New data shared with Kaspersky Lab could enlarge the scope of the xDedic marketplace of hacked servers.
The ScarCruft APT gang has made use of a Flash zero day patched Thursday by Adobe to attack more than two dozen high-profile targets in Russia and Asia primarily.
The xDedic market provides hackers with an affordable place to buy access to hacked servers in order to quickly mount better attacks.