Daily NCSC-FI news followup 2021-02-28

Bombardier Blindsided By Extortion Threat After Hackers Breach Server

www.forbes.com/sites/leemathews/2021/02/27/bombardier-blindsided-by-extortion-threat-after-hackers-breach-server/ It seems likely that the attackers intent was never to launch a more sophisticated and lucrative attack. Instead they sought to use a fresh exploit to hit as many Accellion FTA customers as quickly as possible.

A 2020 Go Malware Round-Up

www.intezer.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/Intezer-2020-Go-Malware-Round-Up.pdf In the last few years, almost an increase of 2000% of new malware written in Go has been found in the wild. …. Traditional Antivirus solutions still appear to struggle detecting malware written in Go. Newer techniques that not only determine maliciousness based on code reuse but also classify the threat have seen greater success as they can handle similarities even between Linux and Windows . binaries. While malware written in Go may still be in its infancy, it may soon reach adolescence resulting in a considerable increase.

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