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FortiGuard Labs continues to investigate a series of attacks on Bitcoin users. In our first blog, we provided a deep analysis of malicious samples from the Bitcoin Orcus RAT campaign. In this second part, we recreate the full path of a multistage complex attack, shed some light on some other activities of these criminal actors, and reveal their possible identities. Failed attempt is a popular place to trade for bitcoins. In 2015 there was a simple and straightforward attack on its users. Somebody registered a... [Read More]
by RSS Artem Semenchenko and Evgeny Ananin  |  Dec 22, 2017  |  Filed in: Security Research
For the most part, we all know what NOT to do when it comes to security best practices. We all know not to click on unsolicited links embedded in e-mail or IM. We all know not to open any strange attachments or respond to suspicious or unfamiliar e-mails. And most people know that many--but certainly not all--of those surveys trolling around Facebook will probably send a viral worm or some kind of infection to everyone on your contact list. But what happens if—in a moment of weakness—we unintentionally do click on a link -- despite all of our... [Read More]
by RSS Stefanie Hoffman  |  Apr 20, 2012  |  Filed in: Industry Trends