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Bad Rabbit Ransomware is Rebuilt NotPetya

by Magni Reynir Sigurðsson

Malware Threat Analysis

Cyren confirms that Bad Rabbit ransomware is a varient of NotPetya - similar, but employing a Trojan-like tool to mine credentials from infected systems.

Bank Phishing Scam Is Using Shortened Links

by Lordian Mosuela

Phishing Threat Analysis

Earlier this month, we witnessed a phishing attack on bank customers in Malaysia which combines some common social engineering techniques (scare tactics) with some newer technical misdirection techniques (URL shortening), and decided to provide a detailed blow-by-blow for you below on how this particular phishing campaign works.

Email Malware without Macros or Attachments — Beware Rogue Outlook Meeting Invites

by Maharlito Aquino and Kervin Alintanahin

Malware Threat Analysis

A new security vulnerability in the Microsoft Office DDE protocol is allowing malware authors to send emails without macros or attachments. Learn more here.

Malware Goes Currency Mining with Your CPU

by Maharlito Aquino and Kervin Alintanahin

Malware Threat Analysis

If you find your CPU spiking — or, if you're an IT manager, that of your users — while browsing some website, it may be you’ve just loaned your computer resources to a virtual currency mining operation.

Best Practices for Stopping Ransomware

by John Callon

Malware Ransomware Threat Analysis Web Security

Trickbot Banking Trojan Making Phishing More Real

by Igor Glik & Magni Reynir Sigurðsson

Email Security Malware Phishing Threat Analysis

Learn about how the new and improved Trickbot works and read Cyren's Trickbot malware analysis. Protect your credentials and security codes!