The module, still in development, focuses on compromising Windows systems by brute-forcing accounts via the Remote Desktop Protocol. Trickbot, a popular malware distribution framework often referred to simply as a Trojan, gained a new trick, with developers adding a module that focuses on compromising Windows systems via brute-forcing the guessing of usernames and passwords, security
Beapy is a new malware variant that’s storming across China, leaving cryptominers in its wake. A new variant of the EternalBlue exploit is hitting hundreds of businesses in China. The cyptojacking campaign, dubbed “Beapy” for one of the principal files used in the attack, uses email for its initial infection vector and then spreads laterally
Google adds ‘Password Checkup’ feature that alerts users if their online credentials have been compromised. A Google/Harris Poll released earlier this week on Safer Internet Day found that 52% of respondents reuse the same password for multiple – but not all – accounts, while another 13% reuse the same password for all of their accounts.