Category Archives: Malware Analysis

The nitty-gritty technical details from our malware researchers and developers about all the nastiest malware out there.

DDOS, the doorbell ditch of cybercrime

July 1, 2013 | BY

This morning, Michael Callahan of Juniper Networks posted an article on about distributed denial of service, or DDOS, called “Take a Broader, Deeper, Wider Bite out of Cybercrime.” A DDOS attack is when numerous client systems send massive amounts of network traffic to a single web server in the hopes of making it impossible […]

Malware in a Jar

April 3, 2013 | BY

As researchers find more security flaws in Oracle Java, the software continues to be used for exploitation and malware delivery.  This year has been a shaky start for the cross-platform web technology, where it seems the number of documented vulnerabilities is hard to number. If you recall in January, we saw a zero-day later found […]

Malwarebytes Hit by Targeted Attack!

April 1, 2013 | BY

Dear Readers, We regret to inform you that over the weekend, Malwarebytes was under direct, targeted attack from a new type of malware of unknown origin. The malware was shutting down systems left and right at our headquarters. We were able to cut off its spread through our network and obtain a sample of it […]

High Exposure

March 14, 2013 | BY

Bill Gates is the latest victim of a series of hacks targeting celebrities and getting their private information exposed to the world. A group of hackers who already published Social Security Numbers, Credit Reports and banking details, addresses etc. for several other high profiles, is still enjoying an undisrupted run. Equifax recently confirmed being breached […]

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