CARROTBALL malware

A new malware called CARROTBALL, used as a second-stage payload in targeted attacks, was distributed in phishing email attachments delivered to a U.S. government agency and non-US foreign nationals professionally affiliated with current activities in North Korea.

Source: BleepingComputer

How do you protect yourself?

Proper security measures must be in place to defend against CARROTBALL malware and similar threats. Having proper up-to-date endpoint security provides a cross-generational blend of threat defense techniques to protect systems from malware.

CVE-2020-3715

Magento has released updates for Magento Commerce and Open Source editions. These updates resolve critical and important vulnerabilities. Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution.

Source: Adobe

How do you protect yourself?

Updated Magento Commerce and/or Open Source to the latest version.

Snake Ransomware

An Israeli cybersecurity firm said it believes a new strain of ransomware was created by Iran and has the ability to lock up or even delete industrial control systems.

The ransomware, like others of its kind, encrypts programs and documents on infected machines. But it also removes all file copies from infected stations, preventing the victims from recovering encrypted files.

Source: Bloomberg

How do you protect yourself?

Proper security measures must be in place to defend against Snake Ransomware and similar threats. Having proper up-to-date endpoint security provides a cross-generational blend of threat defense techniques to protect systems from malware.