Security News

  • Threat landscape for smart buildings

    We decided to study the live threats to building-based automation systems and to see what malware their owners encountered in the first six months of 2019.
  • Assessing the impact of protection from web miners

    Cryptocurrency mining is an energy-intensive business. According to some estimates, Bitcoin miners consume the same amount of energy as the Czech Republic.
  • Threats to macOS users

    An extremely dangerous threat is a targeted attack on macOS and iOS users, mainly business users. Several well-known cybercriminal groups are currently working to develop malware for these operating systems.
  • This is what our summer’s like

    For the second summer straight, we cover the children's interests during the period when they have enough leisure to give themselves full time to their hobbies.
  • Fully equipped Spying Android RAT from Brazil: BRATA

    BRATA” is a new Android remote access tool malware family. It exclusively targets victims in Brazil: however, theoretically it could also be used to attack any other Android user if the cybercriminals behind it want to.
  • Incident Response report 2018

    This report covers our team’s incident response practices for the year 2018. We have thoroughly analyzed all the service requests, customer conversations and incident response deliverables to provide you an overview in numbers.
  • Spam and phishing in Q2 2019

    Cybercriminals continue to look for new ways to deliver spam and improve old ones. In Q2, they used popular Google services to distribute spam. Blackmailers are also trying out new methods. Alongside threats to ordinary users, attempts were made to blackmail companies by threatening to send spam mailings in their name.
  • An advertising dropper in Google Play

    Recently, the popular CamScanner – Phone PDF creator app caught our attention. After analyzing the app, we saw that the developer added an advertising library to it that contains a malicious dropper component.
  • Agent 1433: remote attack on Microsoft SQL Server

    One of the most common attack on Microsoft SQL Server — the remote attack based on malicious jobs — has been around for a long time, but it is still used to get access to workstations through less-than-strong administrator password.
  • IT threat evolution Q2 2019

    Targeted attacks, malware campaigns and other security news in Q2 2019.

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