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Andrey Kucherov

Andrey Kucherov is researching new malware samples and backing signatures in his role as Malware Analyst in the Imunify360 antivirus team. He is an online security enthusiast, always ready to learn something new and share his knowledge. When away from the keyboard, he likes to travel, and is fond of reading deeply philosophical books.

Recent Posts

Imunify To The Rescue: Our Operations Team Eliminates A Malicious Plugin

May 13, 2020 2:05:26 PM / by Andrey Kucherov posted in Imunify360, Advice, WordPress

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    Last week the Imunify360 Operations Team spotted some malware embedded in a WordPress plugin. On Thursday, they reported it to the WordPress ...
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Malware: Why is it hard to remove?

Nov 8, 2019 11:51:49 AM / by Andrey Kucherov posted in malware, Imunify360, Antivirus, Blamer

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Introduction Have you ever wondered why malware is so hard to get rid of, and why, no matter how many times you run your malware scanner, infected ...
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Imunify360 Goes Hunting: A look at the latest victim

Oct 24, 2019 1:20:23 PM / by Andrey Kucherov posted in Imunify360

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The Imunify Malware Detection Team have a stash, a repository of over 7 million openly-available CMS add-ons and plugins. It’s regularly updated and ...
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HiddenWasp: How to detect malware hidden on Linux & IoT

Jun 14, 2019 3:01:00 PM / by Andrey Kucherov posted in malware, iot, hiddenwasp, trojan, Antivirus

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There’s a dangerous new malware affecting Linux and IoT devices known as HiddenWasp. In this article, I’ll dissect it to show you how it works and ...
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A post-hack survival guide: cleaning your website after being hacked

Jan 18, 2019 12:00:00 PM / by Andrey Kucherov posted in website, hacked, security, cleanup, Antivirus, Advice

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Introduction Very often, web hosting administrators start to take security measures only after a website has been hacked. So, let us imagine the ...
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When Linux antivirus lets you down: How to remove malware from a website manually

Jan 11, 2019 12:02:00 PM / by Andrey Kucherov posted in malware, cleanup, Antivirus, Advice

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By Andrey Kucherov, Malware Analyst at Imunify360 The detection rates of anti-malware and antivirus scanners varies considerably. Knowing how to ...
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