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Cybersecurity News and Threat Intelligence for Business

Federal Reserve Malware Campaign

on November 24, 2015 | by Jonathan French | Digital Degenerate, macro, malware, remote, Virus, xls

We have a large malware campaign going on at the moment claiming to be messages from the Federal Reserve saying restrictions are going in place on federal wire and ACH online transactions. It hopefully strikes most people that it would be pretty out of place to receive an email from the Federal Rese ... read more

WinRAR Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

on September 30, 2015 | by Jonathan French | code, Digital Degenerate, exe, execution, extracting, rce, refresh, remote, self, vulnerability, winrar

Researchers at Vulnerability-Lab have discovered an issue in WinRAR software that allows for remote code execution for self extracting exe files. Self Extracting Archives (SFX files) are executable files that contains the necessary code to extract a file without needing an extractor pre-installed. S ... read more