Gootkit delivery platform Gootloader used to deliver additional payloads

The Javascript-based infection framework for the Gootkit RAT was enhanced to deliver a wider variety of malware, including ransomware. Experts from Sophos documented the evolution of the “Gootloader,” the framework used for delivering the Gootkit RAT banking Trojan. The framework was improved to deploy a wider range of malware, including ransomware payloads. “In recent years, almost […]

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2021-03-01T18:15:13-05:00March 1st, 2021|Latest Cyber Attacks, Malware|

Half of antivirus products ineffective against ‘well-known’ threats

The latest research from the UK based security testing firm SE Labs has discovered that the antivirus products from numerous well known brands neglect to handle 100% of public threats effectively. While antivirus products from Kaspersky, McAfee and Microsoft done the very best of the fourteen products tested by the firm, fewer compared to one half of the other items were totally [...]

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