Internet


SynAck Ransomware Sees Huge Spike in Activity

Over the past two days, there was an increase in activity from a relatively unknown ransomware strain named SynAck, according to victims who sought assistance in the Bleeping Computer ransomware support forums and from submissions…


Expired domain names and malvertising

In Q1 and Q2 of 2017, we noticed a sharp decline in drive-by downloads coming from compromised websites. The campaigns of the past are either gone (Pseudo Darkleech) or have changed focus (EITest using social…








Botnet Tweeting, Spamming Porn Shut Down

An adult-themed botnet was found by researchers and dismantled by Twitter last month. The Twitter-based botnet consisted of 86,262 bot accounts, and over the past six months blasted out 8.6 million tweets that attempted to…