“Life in the SOC” is a Blog Series that shares experiences of the BlueVoyant SOC defending against the current and prevalent attacks encountered by our clients. The blogs discuss successful detection, response and mitigation actions that can improve your defensive capabilities.
Malware continued to wreak havoc on the financial industry during the month of August. Below are some of the biggest troublemakers we found last month.
Since its discovery in mid-2009, Qakbot has continually been updated so that it has multiple capabilities that include information stealing and loading other malware (including ransomware). Security researchers at Morphisec reported this month how Qakbot introduced two new techniques: