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New payload bundled within Necurs botnet attacks allows those carrying out malicious campaigns to check if they're working and improve updates.
On October 10, 2017, Kaspersky Labrsquo;s advanced exploit prevention systems identified a new Adobe Flash zero day exploit used in the wild against our customers.

The exploit was delivered through a Microsoft Office document and the final payload was the latest version of FinSpy malware. We have reported the bug to Adobe who assigned it CVE-2017-11292 and released a patch earlier today.
Company remains on pace for 20 launches this year, smashing previous records.
The 2017 VirusBulletin conference is upon us and, as in previous years, wersquo;re taking the opportunity to dive into an exciting subject, guided by our experience from doing hands-on APT research.

This year we decided to put our heads together to understand the implications that the esoteric SIGINT practice of fourth-party collection could have on threat intelligence research.
We want to see how Musk and SpaceX get to Mars from here.
Samsung, Asus, Fujitsu, Sony, and Intel among those infected.
BankBot trojan malware waits twenty minutes after the app is used before moving to run its payload.
We're already used to the fact that complex cyberattacks use 0-day vulnerabilities, bypassing digital signature checks, virtual file systems, non-standard encryption algorithms and other tricks.
Sometimes, however, all of this may be done in much simpler ways, as was the case in the malicious campaign that we detected a while ago – we named it 'Microcin' after microini, one of the malicious components used in it.
Microsoft, Cisco, and VMWare among those infected with additional mystery payload.
Infected Avast tool's payload went after the likes of Microsoft, Intel and Cisco, hit 20 targets Cisco's Talos security limb Talos has probed the malware-laden CCleaner utility that Avast so kindly gave to the world and has concluded it's purpose was to create secondary attacks that attempted to penetrate top technology companies.

Talos also thinks the malware may have succeeded in delivering a payload to targeted companies.…
Victims around the world hit by criminals who can switch the malicious payload of emails between Locky and FakeGlobal on a whim.
In the field of information security, sandboxes are used to isolate an insecure external environment from a secure internal environment (or vice versa), to protect against the exploitation of vulnerabilities, and to analyze malicious code.

At Kaspersky Lab, we have several sandboxes, we will look at just one of them that was customized to serve the needs of a specific product and became the basis of Kaspersky Anti Targeted Attack Platform.