Author Archives for Richard Clayton

The Ransomware Doctor Without a Cure

December 2, 2018 2:41 am Published by Comments Off on The Ransomware Doctor Without a Cure

When it comes to ransomware attacks, there is nothing a company hates more than paying the demanded ransom. It is an unexpected fine often caused by a tiny, yet crucial mistake – an... Click to Read More


The Evolution of BackSwap

November 30, 2018 1:06 am Published by Comments Off on The Evolution of BackSwap

The Story of An Innovative Banking Malware Research By: Itay Cohen Introduction The BackSwap banker has been in the spotlight recently due to its unique and innovative techniques to steal money from victims... Click to Read More


New Strain of Olympic Destroyer Droppers

November 15, 2018 2:28 pm Published by Comments Off on New Strain of Olympic Destroyer Droppers

Over the last few weeks, we have noticed new activity from Hades, the APT group behind the infamous Olympic Destroyer attack. Moreover, this new wave of attack shares a lot with those previously... Click to Read More


DJI Drone Vulnerability

November 8, 2018 5:14 am Published by Comments Off on DJI Drone Vulnerability

Research by: Oded Vanun, Dikla Barda and Roman Zaikin DJI is the world’s leader in the civilian drone and aerial imaging technology industry. Besides from consumers, though, it has also taken a large... Click to Read More


New Ramnit Campaign Spreads Azorult Malware

November 1, 2018 12:58 am Published by Comments Off on New Ramnit Campaign Spreads Azorult Malware

Research by: Nikita Fokin and Alexey Bukhteyev This summer we wrote about the Ramnit malware and its underlying “Black” botnet campaign which was used for distributing proxy malware. Much to our surprise, the C&C servers... Click to Read More


Zooming In On “Domestic Kitten”

October 23, 2018 7:29 am Published by Comments Off on Zooming In On “Domestic Kitten”

In recent years, Iran has been channeling significant resources into cyber warfare, devoting designated entities within multiple government agencies to conduct extensive espionage campaigns against foreign countries such as the United States, Israel... Click to Read More


The Emergence of the New Azorult 3.3

October 17, 2018 1:33 pm Published by Comments Off on The Emergence of the New Azorult 3.3

Research by: Israel Gubi During the last week, Check Point Research spotted a new version of Azorult in the wild being delivered through the RIG exploit kit, as well as other sources. Azorult... Click to Read More