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Crim cops to running illegal testbed A Russian coder who ran and franchised a dark web service that optimized malware and checked it against antivirus engines has pled guilty to one charge of conspiracy and one charge of aiding and abetting computer in...
Todayrsquo;s patches also include an annoying-looking remote code execution bug.
Microsoft's Patch Tuesday updates for March include a variety of security updates for all supported Windows versions, as well as removing a compatibility check for antivirus software.

A separate release significantly expands available microcode updates...
Researchers find 150 Ramnit-infected apps a year after a similar batch was discovered.
For the last few years, rooting malware has been the biggest threat to Android users.

These Trojans are difficult to detect, boast an array of capabilities, and have been very popular among cybercriminals.
Additional versions of Windows 10 are now protected from these attacks, and Microsoft has begun releasing Intel microcode updates directly, but only for a small number of devices.
Incompatible antivirus software remains a problem, however.
Certificates registered in names of real corporations are surprisingly easy to come by.
In 2017, we encountered lots of samples that were ‘exploitingrsquo; the implementation of Microsoft Wordrsquo;s RTF parser to confuse all other third-party RTF parsers, including those used in anti-malware software.
Sofacy, also known as APT28, Fancy Bear, and Tsar Team, is a highly active and prolific APT.

From their high volume 0day deployment to their innovative and broad malware set, Sofacy is one of the top groups that we monitor, report, and protect against. 2017 was not any different in this regard.
Developer says tool was intended to target one specific cracker.
Goncalo Esteves sobbed as he was sentenced A 24-year-old Essex man behind the reFUD.me antivirus evasion site, who made an estimated half a million pounds from Bitcoin, has been jailed for two years.…
New front opens in Russian firm's legal fight with US gov Kaspersky Lab, the antivirus house, now claims that the US government's ban on its products amounts to punishment without trial.…