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todayFebruary 3, 2021

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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, [...]


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todayOctober 10, 2017

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The return of Locky Ransomware

Locky is a ransomware released in 2016, which became very active in early 2017, died for a bit and came back from the dead towards the end of August 2017. And came with a bang, according to ZDNET the return was announced in style by sending as many as 23 million ...

todayMarch 14, 2017

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Blank Slate Campaign Takes Advantage of Hosting Providers to Spread Ransomware

Image from: http://researchcenter.paloaltonetworks.com 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 ...