The beginning of 2017 has brought a series of changes on the malware charts, as the Kelihos botnet managed to climb to the top position, while the Conficker worm dropped to fourth on the list. [Read More]
A new Windows variant of Mirai is written in C++ and appears capable of performing various nefarious operations, one of which involves the spreading of the Mirai botnet to Linux-based devices. [Read More]
Attackers have developed anti-VM analysis techniques to allow the malware to recognize when it is being run on a virtual machine and fail to execute, meaning the system or threat analytics cannot make a verdict determination or extract intelligence from the sample.