Vulnerabilities

G DATA Exploit Protection effectively prevents attacks by infected Magento shops

G DATA Exploit Protection effectively prevents attacks by infected Magento shops

10/22/2015 - Thousands of online shops running an outdated version of the Magento eCommerce platform have been infected with malware since 18 October 2015, according to a report by security firm Sucuri (https://blog.sucuri.net/2015/10/massive-magento-guruincsite-infection.html). The infected shops distribute exploit kits to visitors in order to steal payment or login data. This is the third largest wave of...

Author: Siebert, Thomas , Christian Lueg

The power of trust: “Superfish” case turns into a worst case scenario

The power of trust: “Superfish” case turns into a worst case scenario

02/22/2015 - The case of the “Superfish” adware has caused quite a sensation through its association with computer technology company Lenovo. However, the following report shows that “Superfish” is just the tip of the iceberg. It explains the implications of and possibilities for misuse. By way of an example, experts at G DATA SecurityLabs have investigated a piece of update software involved in the case, to...

Author: G DATA SecurityLabs

Babar: espionage software finally found and put under the microscope

Babar: espionage software finally found and put under the microscope

02/18/2015 - Almost a year after Operation SNOWGLOBE was publicly mentioned for the first time by the famous French newspaper Le Monde, security experts have now laid hands on malware samples that match the descriptions made by the Communication Security Establishment Canada (CSEC). The following analysis is the first report about the espionage malware dubbed Babar, which the whole computer security community...

Author: Paul Rascagnères
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