Cookiethief Malware

Researchers have found two Android malware modifications. When combined, they aim to secure root rights on a target device and transfer cookies from the browser and Facebook app to a command-and-control (C2) server. Researchers have not determined how the Trojan lands on target devices but say the cause is not a flaw in Facebook or the browser itself.

Source: DarkReading

How do you protect yourself?

Proper security measures must be in place to defend against Cookiethief 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-2020-3795

Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Acrobat and Reader for Windows and macOS. These updates address critical and important vulnerabilities. Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution in the context of the current user.

Source: Adobe

How do you protect yourself?

Update Adobe Acrobat and Reader to the latest software version.

Nefilim Ransomware

A new ransomware called Nefilim that shares much of the same code as Nemty has started to become active in the wild and threatens to release stolen data.

Nefilim became active at the end of February 2020 and while it not known for sure how the ransomware is being distributed, it is most likely through exposed Remote Desktop Services.

Source: BleepingComputer

How do you protect yourself?

Proper security measures must be in place to defend against Nefilim 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.