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Android Mazarbot spreads via phishing pages for Raiffeisen Bank (Sep 15, 2017)
Mazarbot spreads via fake Raiffeisen bank webpages

Microsoft Security Bulletin Coverage (September 13, 2017)
SonicWall has analyzed and addressed Microsofts security advisories for the month of September, 2017. A list of issues reported, along with SonicWall coverage information.

Cashandler.A: New variant family of InfoStealer Trojan actively spreading in the wild. (Sep 8, 2017).
The SonicWall Capture Labs Threat Research team has received reports of a new variant family of InfoStealer Trojan [GAV: Cashandler.A] actively spreading in the wild.

Dropper trojan delivers Shade ransomware and ZCash crypto miner (Sep 1st, 2017)
The SonicWall Capture Labs Threat Research Team have observed a dropper Trojan that drops ransomware as well as crypto miner software. In this case, a variant of the Shade ransomware is dropped and a crypto coin miner that mines ZCash (ZEC).

Symantec Messaging Gateway Remote Command Execution Vulnerability (Sep 1st, 2017)
A remote command vulnerability has been reported in the Symantec Messaging Gateway.

Hackers Attack Websites with Ransomware
SonicWALL Threat Research Labs recently received reports of attackers targeting websites with ransomware. Attackers are uploading malicious PHP files onto the websites. These PHP files allow the attacker to encrypt the website�s files and then extort money from the site�s owner.

SyncCrypt Ransomware hides behind an image file (Aug 25, 2017)
This ransomware is being distributed as a spam attachment. Once executed it will download a seemingly non-malicious image file but still manages to install a ransomware.

The evolution of Android RAT SpyNote continues (August 18, 2017)
SpyNote evolves with an updated communication mechanism

NewShell ransomware spotted in the wild (Aug 11, 2017).
The SonicWALL Threats Research team observed reports of a new variant family of NewShell Ransomware [GAV: NewShell.RSM] actively spreading in the wild.

Ebaywall ransomware, a digital revenge against Ebay (Aug 04, 2017)
The ransomware author appears to be carrying grudge against Ebay for its seeming lack of value for security and this is his way of digital revenge.

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Virus activity is normal. No imminent threats widespread.
Virus activity is on the rise. We recommend: Update your operating system with latest patches. Install and keep updating AntiVirus software.
Virus activity is widespread. Many of the systems are being affected due to known threats. We recommend: Update your operating system with latest patches. Install and keep updating AntiVirus software. Scan your system for viruses.
Virus activity is highly widespread and very critical. Many of the systems and network are being affected due to known threats. We recommend: Update your operating system with latest patches Install and keep updating AntiVirus software. Scan your system for viruses. Avoid junk mails. Cautiously open any attachments.
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