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SixLittleMonkeys Malware Resurfaces with with API-like Programming Enhancements

SixLittleMonkeys, an advanced persistent threat (APT) actor, applies API -style coding to its malware, Kaspersky researchers report.

Mobile Malware Attack Research: Kaspersky Q1 2020 Findings

Cybercriminals are increasingly using mobile platforms to launch malware attacks & distribute malware, new cybersecurity research from Kaspersky shows.

Mozi IoT Botnet: Here’s What MSSPs Need to Know

CenturyLink threat research & operations team Black Lotus Labs identifies Mozi, a malware family that uses a botnet to attack Internet of Things (IoT) devices.

Sodinokibi Ransomware Attacks Florida Town’s Digital Services

The town of Jupiter, Florida, suffers ransomware attack but does not pay ransom to hackers. Backup & disaster recovery (MDR) effectively protects town’s data.

LookBack Malware Attacked Energy Utilities Across 18 States

How LookBack malware attacked United States utilities and critical infrastructure across 18 states.

Canada Issues TFlower Malware, Ransomware Advisory

The Canadian Centre for Cyber Security issues an advisory about TFlower, a ransomware variant that may infect users via Remote Desktop Protocol services.

LookBack Malware Cyberattacks Target U.S. Utilities Sector

Cybercriminals are using “LookBack” malware to launch spear phishing attacks against U.S. utilities companies, cybersecurity solutions provider Proofpoint says.

Report: Russian Defense Contractor Behind Android Surveillanceware Tools

Russian could use Google Android mobile spyware tools called Monokle to meddle in the 2020 U.S. presidential election, mobile security company Lookout reports.

Checkers & Rally’s Data Breach: Customers at 102 Restaurants Affected

Checkers Drive-In Restaurants discloses a data breach that affects customers at 102 Checker’s and Rally locations & is investigating the security incident.

Wolters Kluwer Malware Attack Cleanup: IRS Grants Tax Filing Extension

After malware attacks Wolters Kluwer’s cloud-based tax systems, the IRS extends the tax filing deadline for the company‚Äôs customers. Was MegaCortex ransomware involved?