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Fake Adobe Flash Installers Come With a Little Malware Bonus

A recent scourge of fake Adobe installers really does provide an update to the latest version of Flash.
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Fake Adobe Flash Updates Hide Malicious Crypto Miners

A fake Adobe update actually updates victims’ Flash – but also installs malicious cryptomining malware.
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Cryptomining malware discovered masquerading as Flash updates

This malware is so sneaky it updates your Flash to look legit.
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A flood of fake installers will really update Flash for you – but also install cryptocurrency mining malware

If you think that Flash, the once-popular web plugin, couldn’t die fast enough, even those annoying fake Flash installers riddled with malware aren’t going anywhere any time soon. In fact, they’re getting even sneakier.
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New Mirai variant attacks Apache Struts vulnerability

New variants of the Gafgyt and Mirai botnets are targeting unpatched enterprise devices, which indicates a greater shift away from consumer devices, according to researchers.
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A well-known hacking group is getting better at evading detection

A well-known hacking group remains highly active with new incursions against Middle Eastern governments, according to a new report from U.S. cybersecurity firm Palo Alto Networks. Additionally, the group is employing evasion techniques meant to cut down on the risk of detection.
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Iron Group suspected in creation of Xbash all-in-one malware

A threat actor has been targeting Windows and Linux servers with a self-propagating malware mash-up that’s comprised of botnet, ransomware, disk wiper, cryptomining and worm elements all in one.
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USA Is the Top Country for Hosting Malicious Domains According to Report

The US continues to be the top country hosting domains that serves web-based threats and the main source for exploit kit distribution at a global level, according to new research.
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New OilRig APT campaign leverages a new variant of the OopsIE Trojan

The Iran-linked APT group OilRig was recently observed using a new variant of the OopsIE Trojan that implements news evasion capabilities.
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The daily briefing

Today's regular daily summary starts here.
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DarkHydrus Uses Open Source Phishery Tool in Middle-East Attacks

Today's regular daily summary starts here.
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FBI struggles to keep top cyber talent

FBI’S CYBER RETENTION WOES
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Worst of both words: 'Gorgon' hackers practice both general cybercrime and targeted government attacks

A hacking group apparently based in Pakistan has been straddling the fence between cybercriminal activity and nation-state espionage, leveraging the same malicious infrastructure to both launch email spam campaigns and target government agencies in U.S., UK, Russia and Spain
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Hacking group combines spear-phishing with mass malware campaign

Pakistani hacking group uses basic techniques and has poor operational security - but appears to have slithered into a large number of networks.
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Android apps infected with umm… *Windows* malware

145 ANDROID APPS YANKED FROM OFFICIAL GOOGLE PLAY STORE.
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Android Apps Infected With Windows Keylogger Removed From Google Play Store

Google has removed 145 Android apps infected with Windows malware from the official Play Store after a report from security researchers at Palo Alto Networks.
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Tick Group Malware Campaign Highlights Need for Stronger Supply Chain Security

Security researchers recently observed a malware campaign that leverages a particular type of USB drive to target specific Windows machines.
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Mirai, Gafgyt IoT Botnet Attacks Intensify

Security researchers are warning of a new wave of attacks associated with two infamous Internet of Things (IoT) botnets: Mirai and Gafgyt.
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Richard Ledgett, Christopher Painter, Michael Brown Named Palo Alto Networks Advisers

Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW) has added Richard Ledgett, former deputy director at the National Security Agency, and Christopher Painter, former top cybersecurity official at the State Department, to its public sector advisory council to help shape the company’s cyber strategy and offer advice on security and technological needs of government clients.
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Palo Alto Networks adds trio of federal cyber vets as advisers

Palo Alto Networks said Thursday it has brought onboard three former top federal cybersecurity officials to advise the company on security and technology trends in both the U.S. and international government sectors.
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Cryptocurrency malware now targeting Amazon devices as Monero mining surges

Security researchers at Palo Alto Networks Inc. have published a new report stating that there has been a massive surge in cryptomining malware, having discovered 629,126 cryptomining malware samples recently, with the vast majority mining for Monero.
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5 Percent of Monero in Circulation Was Mined Through Malware, Research Finds

A June 11 report by network and enterprise security company Palo Alto Networks has found that around 5 percent of all Monero (XMR) in circulation was mined maliciously.
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Around 5% of All Monero Currently in Circulation Has Been Mined Using Malware

These numbers are the results of in-depth research of the coin-mining malware scene by security researchers from Palo Alto Networks.
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Non-JavaScript Cryptojacking Reaps More Than $144M, Researcher Finds

NEWS ANALYSIS: Cryptojacking attacks are finding success and have now gained the attention of the U.S Federal Trade Commission (FTC).
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$175 Million in Monero Mined via Malicious Programs: Report

The popularity of crypto-currency malware has been skyrocketing over the past year, and the segment appears to have been highly lucrative for cybercriminals, a new Palo Alto Networks report reveals.
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Study: More than 5 Percent of Monero Cryptocurrency was Mined by Malware

Researchers from Palo Alto Networks have analyzed around 630,000 samples of cryptocurrency mining malware captured by the company’s systems over the past few years and extracted the wallet IDs and mining pools used by attackers.
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Monero’s Money Mining Malicious Malware Monopoly

Palo Alto Networks malware researcher Josh Grunzweig has identified a massive 470,000 unique malware samples that hijack computers to mine cryptocurrency.
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Sofacy APT Has Subtly Changed Tactics

A well-known Russian cyber-espionage group has subtly changed its modus operandi, moving to what security researchers from Palo Alto Networks are calling "parallel attacks."
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Former SoftBank and Google exec Nikesh Arora talks taking over Palo Alto Networks with outgoing CEO

"Mad Money" host Jim Cramer hears from Palo Alto Networks' incoming CEO Nikesh Arora and outgoing CEO Mark McLaughlin as he prepares to step down.
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