Week in security with Tony Anscombe


ESET research discovers ESPecter bootkit – FontOnLake targeting Linux – Fake SafeMoon app update

In this edition of Week in security, Tony looks at these topics:

the discovery by ESET researchers of ESPecter, a UEFI bootkit whose roots go back to at least 2012
how ESET researchers have uncovered FontOnLake, a malware family that uses custom modules to target systems running Linux
scammers are using a fake update for the SafeMoon cryptocurrency app in a bid to install a remote access tool (RAT) on people’s computers

Read more:
UEFI threats moving to the ESP: Introducing ESPecter bootkit
FontOnLake: Previously unknown malware family targeting Linux
To the moon and hack: Fake SafeMoon app drops malware to spy on you

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