Week in security with Tony Anscombe | WeLiveSecurity

Week in security with Tony Anscombe

This week, ESET researchers described a cyberespionage campaign against government targets in Latin America and the ins and out of a spambot targeting French internet users

ESET researchers shed light on new shenanigans by a group that uses its malware toolset dubbed Machete to conduct cyberespionage against government targets in Latin America. Also this week, ESET experts released a deep-dive analysis of Varenyky, a spambot that targets French internet users and that has even launched its own sextortion scam campaign. The FBI is warning that fraudsters are using dating sites not only to swindle money from lovesick men and women, but also to recruit ‘money mules’ for laundering funds. All this – and more – on WeLiveSecurity.

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