Glimpse Malware

Security researchers have detailed how the Glimpse malware uses a text mode as an alternative DNS resource record type.

According to a blog post by security researchers, the malware is written in PowerShell and associated with APT34. It is executed by Visual Basic script, yet how the script is initiated remains unclear, researchers said.

Source: SC Magazine

How do you protect yourself?

Proper security measures must be in place to defend against Glimpse 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 2019-8248

Adobe has released updates for Adobe Illustrator CC for windows and macOS. This update resolves critical and important vulnerabilities which could lead to Remote Code execution in the context of current user.

Source: Adobe

How do you protect yourself?

Update Android to the latest version.

PureLocker Ransomware

A newly discovered piece of ransomware written in PureBasic has been linked to a Malware-as-a-Service (MaaS) provider that has been used by Cobalt Gang, FIN6, and other threat groups.

Dubbed PureLocker, the malware comes with evasion methods and features that have allowed it to remain undetected for months. The use of PureBasic, a rather uncommon programming language, also makes porting between Windows, Linux, and macOS easy.

Source: SecurityWeek

How do you protect yourself?

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