Attack Overview and Statistics SANS Institute conducted a survey on how attackers were able to compromise user devices.  They found 74 percent entered via an email attachment or email links, 48 percent from web based drive-by or download, and 30 percent through application vulnerabilities.  Phishing (72 percent), spyware (50 percent), ransomware (49 percent) and Trojans (47 […]

This morning a unique campaign targeting Macs has caught our attention. This attempt contained a .zip file carrying a Mac (OSX) trojan known as Aptordoc (OSX.Dok). All of these emails contained the OSX Aptordoc trojan, however, some also had a Windows trojan downloader known as W97M.Dropper (Mal/DocLnk-B) attached, also like the example pictured below.  These […]

The Hancitor (aka Chanitor & TorDal) malicious downloader has been picking up steam. Creators actively refine code to a sophisticated downloader increasingly able to avoid detection. This requires a user to run an infected Word document containing malicious VB macros. Upon doing so, Hancitor pulls DELoader (Terdot) – a financial information stealing malware.  These malicious […]