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Unmasking AsyncRAT New Infection Chain
Authored by Lakshya Mathur & Vignesh Dhatchanamoorthy AsyncRAT, short for “Asynchronous Remote Access Trojan,” is a sophisticated...
Exploring Winrar Vulnerability (CVE-2023-38831)
Authored by Neil Tyagi On 23 August 2023, NIST disclosed a critical RCE vulnerability CVE-2023-38831. It is...
Agent Tesla’s Unique Approach: VBS and Steganography for Delivery and Intrusion
Authored by Yashvi Shah Agent Tesla functions as a Remote Access Trojan (RAT) and an information stealer...
Peeling Back the Layers of RemcosRat Malware
Authored by Preksha Saxena McAfee labs observed a Remcos RAT campaign where malicious VBS files were delivered...
Crypto Scam: SpaceX Tokens for Sale
Authored by: Neil Tyagi   Scam artists know no bounds—and that also applies to stealing your cryptocurrency. Crypto...
Invisible Adware: Unveiling Ad Fraud Targeting Android Users
Authored by SangRyol Ryu, McAfee Threat Researcher We live in a world where advertisements are everywhere, and...
The Season of Back to School Scams
Authored by: Lakshya Mathur and Yashvi Shah  As the Back-to-School season approaches, scammers are taking advantage of...
Scammers Follow the Rebranding of Twitter to X, to Distribute Malware
Authored by: Vallabh Chole and Yerko Grbic On July 23rd, 2023, Elon Musk announced that the social...
Android SpyNote attacks electric and water public utility users in Japan
Authored by Yukihiro Okutomi  McAfee’s Mobile team observed a smishing campaign against Japanese Android users posing as...
CLOP Ransomware exploits MOVEit software
Authored by: Abhishek Karnik and Oliver Devane You may have heard recently in the news that several...
GULoader Campaigns: A Deep Dive Analysis of a highly evasive Shellcode based loader
Authored by: Anandeshwar Unnikrishnan Stage 1: GULoader Shellcode Deployment  In recent GULoader campaigns, we are seeing a...
New Wave of SHTML Phishing Attacks
Authored By Anuradha McAfee Labs has recently observed a new wave of phishing attacks. In this wave,...
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