Sat.May 25, 2024

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Fake AV websites used to distribute info-stealer malware

Security Affairs

Threat actors used fake AV websites masquerading as legitimate antivirus products from Avast, Bitdefender, and Malwarebytes to distribute malware. In mid-April 2024, researchers at Trellix Advanced Research Center team spotted multiple fake AV sites used to distribute info-stealers. The malicious websites hosted sophisticated malicious files such as APK, EXE and Inno setup installer, including Spy and Stealer capabilities.

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Microsoft’s New Recall AI Tool May Be a ‘Privacy Nightmare’

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Plus: US surveillance reportedly targets pro-Palestinian protesters, the FBI arrests a man for AI-generated CSAM, and stalkerware targets hotel computers.

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MITRE December 2023 attack: Threat actors created rogue VMs to evade detection

Security Affairs

The MITRE Corporation revealed that threat actors behind the December 2023 attacks created rogue virtual machines (VMs) within its environment. The MITRE Corporation has provided a new update about the December 2023 attack. In April 2024, MITRE disclosed a security breach in one of its research and prototyping networks. The security team at the organization promptly launched an investigation, logged out the threat actor, and engaged third-party forensics Incident Response teams to conduct indepe