Tag Archives: Malware

Malwarebytes AdwCleaner 8.0, a 2nd view

[German]Malwarebytes has released version 8.0 of its tool AdwCleaner end of November 2019. The tool, which doesn’t need to be installed, may be used for cleaning up a Windows system from Adware. Unfortunately the AdwCleaner needs administrative permissions, but is … Continue reading

Posted in Security, Software, Update, Windows | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Advertising

Analysis: Nodersok-Malware – Defender doesn’t detect it

[German]Microsoft has just released an analysis of the Nodersok infection chain. The malware runs entirely in memory and is difficult for antivirus programs such as Defender to detect (but Microsoft Defender ATP can detect the malware). There are thousands of … Continue reading

Posted in Security, Windows | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Android PDF-Creator ‘Cam Scanner’ shipped with malware

[German]Nasty surprise for users of the Android app ‘Cam Scanner’, which is used to create PDF files from scans recorded by camera. The app is infected with malware. Advertising

Posted in Android, Security | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

German authorities found preinstalled Malware on 4 China phones (June 2019)

[German]The German Federal Office for Information Security (German: Bundesamt für Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik – BSI) currently warns of four Android smartphone models from China in whose firmware malware has been found. Advertising

Posted in Security | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

SNDBOX: AI-powered Malware analysis platform

SNDBOX is a recently launched malware analysis platform supported by artificial intelligence. The whole thing is even free of charge Advertising

Posted in Security, Software | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Advertising

New Crypto Mining Apps in Google Play Store discovered

[German]Avast security researchers have discovered two new crypto-mining apps in the Google Play Store that secretly mining Monero crypto currency on aa infected smartphone. Advertising

Posted in Android, Security | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The mess with Facebook’s ‘malware protection’

[German]Just a brief view of  Facebook’s approach of securing users with malware protection. The ‘Malware protection’ attempt of the social network causes some Facebook users a lot of trouble and prevents them from logging in. Advertising

Posted in Security | Tagged , | 3 Comments

MS Office Build-In-Feature: Can be used for replicating malware

[German]Microsoft Office Build-In features have a vulnerability that allows malware to spread. Microsoft doesn’t see any vulnerability – but now a’ qkG Ransomware’ seems to have emerged that uses exactly this technique. Advertising

Posted in Office, Security | Tagged , , | Leave a comment
Advertising

#BadRabbit #Ransomware outbreak in Eastern Europe

[German]Urgent warning to all administrators in corporate environments. Eastern Europe has been hit by an outbreak of BadRabbit ransomware campaign. Affected are Windows systems and networks in corporate environments. It’s similar to the NotPetya infection in early summer this year. … Continue reading

Posted in Security, Windows | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

CCleaner has been infected with malware

[German]Piriform’s cleaning tool for Windows, CCleaner, now belonging to Czech Anti Virus vendor AVAST, has been compromised and served malware for a month. Advertising

Posted in Security, Windows | Tagged , | 3 Comments