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14 Apr 2017 |

Some of the key takeaways from March’s Latest Intelligence, and the threat landscape in general, include the number of blocked web attacks reaching highest level since July 2016, Symantec blocks almost two million malicious emails from the Necurs botnet on its first day back in action, and f

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12 Apr 2017 |

The first developer preview of Google’s latest mobile operating system, Android O, has been released. As usual, the newest version of Android has several new features and updates. One of those updates has a direct impact on many Android ransomware threats.

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11 Apr 2017 |

Hello, welcome to this month's blog on the Microsoft patch release. This month the vendor has released 44 vulnerabilities, 13 of which are rated Critical.

As always, customers are advised to follow these security best practices:

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10 Apr 2017 |

Spying tools and operational protocols detailed in the recent Vault 7 leak have been used in cyberattacks against at least 40 targets in 16 different countries by a group Symantec calls Longhorn. Symantec has been protecting its customers from Longhorn’s tools for the past three years and has continued to track the group in order to learn more about its tools, tactics, and procedures.

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30 Mar 2017 |

Over the last few weeks, scammers have been trying to dupe users into believing that a software emulator exists for the Nintendo Switch, the company’s newest console that was released on March 3, 2017.

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28 Mar 2017 |

After a near three-month period of inactivity, the Necurs botnet sprang back to life last week and resumed the mass mailing spam campaigns for which it has become notorious.

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20 Mar 2017 |

A spam campaign Symantec observed in January 2017 targeting people who live in Germany appears to be, once again, using detailed, real personal information to enhance the believability of the messages. Victims who open the message attachments are likely to have their Windows computers infected with malware that steals banking information.

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14 Mar 2017 |

Hello, welcome to this month's blog on the Microsoft patch release. This month the vendor is releasing 18 bulletins, nine of which are rated Critical.

As always, customers are advised to follow these security best practices:

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13 Mar 2017 |

Last month, Symantec detected a spam campaign mainly targeting financial institutions, which used social engineering to try trick victims into installing “virus detection software” that was in fact an information stealing worm (W32.Difobot).

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