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Pseudo-ransomware Xbash targeting Linux and Windows discovered
Xbash is data-destructive; destroying Linux-based databases as part of its ransomware capabilities.
18 Sep 18
A look at the evolution of the Nemucod malware
Unit 42 researchers have uncovered details about how the slippery Nemucod malware has been able to avoid detection.
18 May 17
Kazuar trojan hijacks Microsoft .NET framework to conduct espionage attacks
Researchers have uncovered the ‘Kazuar’ backdoor trojan, which has been detected in espionage campaigns across the globe, Unit 42 reports.
08 May 17
Unit 42 researchers suspect Ewind adware Trojan is 100% Russian
The Android Ewind family has just become a little bigger, after Unit 42 researchers discovered multiple new samples of the family.
18 Apr 17
Amnesia malware forms DVR botnet and wipes virtual machines
'Amnesia', the new IoT botnet variant of 'Tsunami' targets an unpatched remote code execution vulnerability in DVR devices made by TVT Digital.
12 Apr 17
Unit 42 reports 'Blank Slate' malspam campaign pummels hosting providers in 'cycle of abuse'
Unit 42 has provided an inside look at how a malicious spam campaignis using double-zipped Word files to spread ransomware on Windows computers.
14 Mar 17