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GULoader Campaigns: A Deep Dive Analysis of a highly evasive Shellcode based loaderAuthored by: Anandeshwar Unnikrishnan Stage 1: GULoader Shellcode Deployment In recent GULoader campaigns, we are seeing a...
May 09, 2023 | 22 MIN READ
New Wave of SHTML Phishing AttacksAuthored By Anuradha McAfee Labs has recently observed a new wave of phishing attacks. In this wave,...
May 08, 2023 | 5 MIN READ
Deconstructing Amadey’s Latest Multi-Stage Attack and Malware DistributionAuthored by By Yashvi Shah McAfee Labs have identified an increase in Wextract.exe samples, that drop a...
May 05, 2023 | 17 MIN READ
HiddenAds Spread via Android Gaming Apps on Google PlayAuthored by Dexter Shin Minecraft is a popular video game that can be played on a desktop...
Apr 26, 2023 | 6 MIN READ
Fakecalls Android Malware Abuses Legitimate Signing KeyAuthored by Dexter Shin McAfee Mobile Research Team found an Android banking trojan signed with a key...
Apr 20, 2023 | 6 MIN READ
Extortion Fraud is Still on the RiseAuthored by Lakshya Mathur and Sriram P McAfee Intelligence observed a huge spike in extortion email frauds over...
Apr 18, 2023 | 7 MIN READ
Goldoson: Privacy-invasive and Clicker Android Adware found in popular apps in South KoreaAuthored by SangRyol Ryu McAfee’s Mobile Research Team discovered a software library we’ve named Goldoson, which collects...
Apr 12, 2023 | 8 MIN READ
The Rising Trend of OneNote Documents for Malware deliveryAuthored By Anandeshwar Unnikrishnan,Sakshi Jaiswal,Anuradha M McAfee Labs has recently observed a new Malware campaign which used...
Mar 30, 2023 | 11 MIN READ
The Rise and Risks of AI Art AppsAuthored by Fernando Ruiz The popularity of AI-based mobile applications that can create artistic images based on...
Jan 25, 2023 | 7 MIN READ
McAfee 2023 Threat Predictions: Evolution and ExploitationAs 2022 draws to a close, the Threat Research Team at McAfee Labs takes a look forward—offering...
Dec 06, 2022 | 10 MIN READ
Fake Security App Found Abuses Japanese Payment SystemAuthored by SangRyol Ryu and Yukihiro Okutomi McAfee’s Mobile Research team recently analyzed new malware targeting mobile...
Nov 30, 2022 | 5 MIN READ
Threat Actors Taking Advantage of FTX BankruptcyAuthored by Oliver Devane It hasn’t taken malicious actors long to take advantage of the recent bankruptcy...
Nov 15, 2022 | 2 MIN READ