Tag: malware

Another malware exfil attempt

So a client site was under an attack. There were many many attempts to inject SQL like the following into an innocuous statement: (SELECT (CASE WHEN (ORD(MID((SELECT IFNULL(CAST(table_name AS NCHAR),0x20) FROM INFORMATION_SCHEMA.TABLES WHERE table_schema=0x616f6b6865616c7468 LIMIT 42,1),23,1))>114) THEN 1 ELSE (SELECT 3246 UNION SELECT 9107) END)) In essence it’s for stepping through tables of a target…
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2022-03-08 0

Microsoft and Emotet

So today I saw (what was thought to be) a major malware incident. In rapid succession, 3 apparent Emotet (banking trojan malware) infection attempts. Except they weren’t. Per the article below, Microsoft admitted to releasing a Microsoft Defender (the built-in antivirus in Windows 10 and the like) virus definition update that caused machines worldwide to…
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2021-12-01 0