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Q4 2019 Malware Summary Report

Q4 2019 Malware Summary Report

Avira’s quarterly malware report tracks the major changes in the different types of malware and exploits seen in the last quarter.

3 months ago 3 min read
Expert Perspectives

New wave of PlugX targets Hong Kong

New wave of PlugX targets Hong Kong

Mustang Panda APT is using PlugX payload to spy on targets, and steal documents in air-gaped networks via USB.

5 months ago 7 min read
Research

The evolution of Mirai into HolyMirai

The evolution of Mirai into HolyMirai

We present a study of the core similarities, differences, and evolution of the original Mirai and its new variant, HolyMirai.

5 months ago 6 min read
Research

Capesand. The revival of exploit kits.

Capesand. The revival of exploit kits.

In this blog we are taking a brief look at the background of exploit kits, but mainly focusing on reversing NJcrypt which is a loader for njRAT.

5 months ago 7 min read
Threat Intelligence

The need for an industrial-scale cloud sandbox

The need for an industrial-scale cloud sandbox

A cloud sandbox often has limited performance, scalability, a high price-tag and comes with serious concerns over data privacy. Unless built on an AWS platform.

9 months ago 4 min read