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Fall of Emotet

On January 27, 2021, news broke from Europol that a collaborative effort had effectively taken down and disrupted one of the most significant botnets in the past decade – Emotet. This global action and collaborative initiative incorporated authorities in the Netherlands, Germany, the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Lithuania, [...]


Blank Slate Campaign Takes Advantage of Hosting Providers to Spread Ransomware

Malware + Ransomware Mjolnir Security todayMarch 14, 2017

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In recent months, Palo Alto Networks has been tracking a malicious spam (malspam) campaign using emails with no message content and an attached zip archive to spread ransomware. They have nicknamed this campaign “Blank Slate” because the malspam messages are blank with nothing to explain the malicious attachments.

Read their detailed analysis here: http://researchcenter.paloaltonetworks.com/2017/03/unit42-blank-slate-campaign-takes-advantage-hosting-providers-spread-ransomware/

 

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