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Sophos 2022 Threat Report discusses massive, interconnected ransomware delivery system | #malware | #ransomware

Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, published the Sophos 2022 Threat Report, which shows how the gravitational force of ransomware’s black hole is pulling in other cyberthreats to form one massive, interconnected ransomware delivery system – with significant implications for IT security. The report, written by SophosLabs security researchers, Sophos Managed Threat Response threat hunters and rapid responders, and the Sophos AI team, provides a unique multi-dimensional perspective on security threats and trends facing organizations in 2022 and the threat landscape in 2021.
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Gravitational Force of Ransomware Black Hole Pulls in Other Cyberthreats to Create One Massive, Interconnected Ransomware Delivery System| APN News | #malware | #ransomware

Yas Island’s Experience Hub and Yas Concierge triumph at International Customer Experience Awards. Sophos 2022 Threat Report: Gravitational Force of Ransomware Black Hole Pulls in Other Cyberthreats to Create One Massive, Interconnected Ransomware Delivery System. Published on November 22, 2021. In-depth report identifies trends in ransomware services, commodity malware, attack...
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Sophos Threat Report Identifies Key Trends in Ransomware Attacks | #malware | #ransomware

Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, has released the Sophos 2022 Threat Report, which showed how the gravitational force of ransomware’s black hole is pulling in other cyberthreats to form one massive, interconnected ransomware delivery system, with significant implications for IT security. The report, written by SophosLabs security researchers,...
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New malware that abuses Windows 10 App Installer uncovered

Sophos researchers have uncovered a new attack operation by the malware family known as BazarBackdoor, which abuses the Windows 10 App Installer to spread malware through a highly targeted malicious spam campaign. The campaign delivers malware through a novel mechanism: the abuse of the appxbundle format used by the Windows...
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winbuzzer.com

Windows 10 Phishing Attack Targets App Installer Process

A new Windows 10 phishing scam has been described by security firm SophosLabs. In a twist, the problem was found when the threat actors’ email found its way into the Sophos inbox. According to the company, it received strange emails in an obvious phishing attack. Unlike increasingly sophisticated phishing emails...
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TrickBot Operators Abusing Windows 10 App Installer To Install BazarLoader Malware

The Principal Researcher of the SophosLabs security firm, Andrew Brandt spotted that to deploy BazarLoader malware on the victim’s systems the TrickBot gang operators are now abusing the Windows 10 App Installer in their malicious campaign. BazarLoader is an enigmatic Trojan and it has several names like:- BazarBackdoor. BazaLoader. BEERBOT.
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BazarLoader malware abuses Windows 10 app installed in “Call Me Back” attack

A new phishing campaign is abusing an app feature in Windows 10 to spread the BazarLoader malware. The new campaign’s discovery came when employees started receiving the malware-laden emails, according to security researchers at IT security firm Sophos. One email appeared to be sent by a "Sophos Main Manager Assistant”...
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bleepingcomputer.com

Windows 10 App Installer abused in BazarLoader malware attacks

The TrickBot gang operators are now abusing the Windows 10 App Installer to deploy their BazarLoader malware on the systems of targets who fall victim to a highly targeted spam campaign. BazarLoader (aka BazarBackdoor, BazaLoader, BEERBOT, KEGTAP, and Team9Backdoor) is a stealthy backdoor Trojan commonly used to compromise the networks...
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Windows 10 App Installer abused in BazarLoader malware attacks | #microsoft | #hacking | #cybersecurity

The TrickBot gang operators are now abusing the Windows 10 App Installer to deploy their BazarLoader malware on the systems of targets who fall victim to a highly targeted spam campaign. BazarLoader (aka BazarBackdoor, BazaLoader, BEERBOT, KEGTAP, and Team9Backdoor) is a stealthy backdoor Trojan commonly used to compromise the networks...
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'Call me back': manipulative attackers leverage Windows 10 to push malware

Attempting to push BazarBackdoor malware, threat actors create a false sense of workplace urgency so victims would prioritize speed over alertness. A highly targeted spam campaign uses malicious emails to abuse appxbundle format, used by the Windows 10 App installer, researchers at SophosLabs discovered. Unfortunately for them, threat actors targeted...
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An in-depth report to guide IT security teams on the upcoming trends in cyberthreats – Manila Bulletin | #linux | #linuxsecurity

Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, recently published the Sophos 2022 Threat Report, which shows how the gravitational force of ransomware’s black hole is pulling in other cyberthreats to form one massive, interconnected ransomware delivery system – with significant implications for IT security. The report, written by SophosLabs security researchers, Sophos Managed Threat Response threat hunters and rapid responders, and the Sophos AI team, provides a unique multi-dimensional perspective on security threats and trends facing organizations in 2022.
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Gravitational Force of Ransomware Black Hole Pulls in Other Cyberthreats

Dubai, UAE, November 10, 2021: Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, today published the Sophos 2022 Threat Report, which shows how the gravitational force of ransomware’s black hole is pulling in other cyberthreats to form one massive, interconnected ransomware delivery system – with significant implications for IT security. The report, written by SophosLabs security researchers, Sophos Managed Threat Response threat hunters and rapid responders, and the Sophos AI team, provides a unique multi-dimensional perspective on security threats and trends facing organisations in 2022.
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theregister.com

Shotgun targeting of malware attacks will be the defining infosec theme of 2022, reckons Sophos

Future malware and ransomware infections will consist of "shotgun attacks with pinpoint targeting", according to Sophos' 2022 threat report. As if that wasn't enough, the British infosec biz reckons established commodity malware attacks will end up delivering ever more ransomware, while extortion tactics used by ransomware gangs will become more diverse and intense – with the aim of browbeating victims into handing over cash.
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