Weekly Cyber Threat Report – August 2017 – Week 3


Weekly Cyber Threat Report


As a Maryland Managed Service Provider, SADOS strives to provide every business up to date information on the technology news and information. In this blog post you will find a weekly report of all cyber threats provided by Symantec.

SADOS is a team of IT professionals with a deep understanding of any IT-related function.

SADOS welcomes you to contact us for a Free Business Consultation if you are interested in finding out more. Please do not hesitate to call, email, or simply stop by our office.


August 14, 2017


SONAR.SuspPE!gen8

SONAR.SuspPE!gen8 is a heuristic detection that is designed to detect suspicious modifications to system settings caused by malicious PE files.

Discovered: 

August 14, 2017

Type: 

Trojan, Virus

Systems Affected:

Windows


SONAR.SuspPE!gen7

SONAR.SuspPE!gen7 is a heuristic detection that is designed to detect suspicious modifications to system settings caused by malicious PE files.

Discovered: 

August 14, 2017

Type: 

Trojan, Virus

Systems Affected:

Windows


SONAR.SuspPE!gen611

SONAR.SuspBeh!gen611 is a heuristic detection that is designed to detect suspicious modifications to system settings.

Discovered: 

August 14, 2017

Type: 

Trojan, Virus

Systems Affected:

Windows


August 15, 2017


Packed.Vmpbad!gen41

Packed.Vmpbad!gen41 is a heuristic detection for files that may have been obfuscated or encrypted in order to conceal them from antivirus software.
Discovered:

August 15, 2017

Type:

Trojan

Infection Length:

Varies

Systems Affected:

Windows


August 16, 2017


Backdoor.Shadowpad

Backdoor.Shadowpad is a Trojan horse that opens a backdoor on the compromised computer.

Discovered:

August 16, 2017

Type:

Trojan

Infection Length:

Varies

Systems Affected:

Windows


As a Maryland Managed Service Provider, SADOS offers a team of IT professionals with a deep understanding of any IT-related function. SADOS welcomes you to contact us for a Free Business Consultation if you are interested in finding out more. Please do not hesitate to call, email, or simply stop by our office.


Sources:

https://www.symantec.com/security_response/landing/threats.jsp#


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