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5 pro-freedom technologies that could change the Internet

In the digital era, freedom is inextricably linked to privacy. After a good start, the Internet-enabled, technological revolution we are living through has hit some bumps in the road. We have already lost a lot of control over who and what has access to our data, and there are further threats to our freedom on the horizon. It doesn’t have to be that
Publish At:2022-07-04 11:52 | Read:549 | Comments:0 | Tags:Opinion cryptocurrencies DNS encryption fido2 freedom Homomo

Financial cyberthreats in 2021

The year 2021 was eventful in terms of digital threats for organizations and individuals, and financial institutions were no exception. Throughout the past year, we have seen cybercriminals continue to actively target our users with tools and techniques that emerged due to the pandemic. Imperfections in the transition to remote/hybrid work continue to pose a
Publish At:2022-02-23 07:21 | Read:2041 | Comments:0 | Tags:Publications Amazon Cryptocurrencies eBay Emotet Financial m

The BlueNoroff cryptocurrency hunt is still on

BlueNoroff is the name of an APT group coined by Kaspersky researchers while investigating the notorious attack on Bangladesh’s Central Bank back in 2016. A mysterious group with links to Lazarus and an unusual financial motivation for an APT. The group seems to work more like a unit within a larger formation of Lazarus attackers, with the ability to t
Publish At:2022-01-13 06:07 | Read:2864 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT reports BlueNoroff Cryptocurrencies Data theft Financial

Cyberthreats to financial organizations in 2022

First of all, we are going to analyze the forecasts we made at the end of 2020 and see how accurate they were. Then we will go through the key events of 2021 relating to attacks on financial organizations. Finally, we will make some forecasts about financial attacks in 2022. Analysis of forecasts for 2021 The COVID-19 pandemic is likely to cause a massive w
Publish At:2021-11-23 06:05 | Read:3792 | Comments:0 | Tags:Kaspersky Security Bulletin ATM Bitcoin Brazil Cryptocurrenc

Cyberthreats to financial organizations in 2021

It is hard to believe that a year has gone since our last article on financial attacks and our predictions for 2020. It has been a tough one, but first things first. Let us review the forecasts we made at the end of 2019 and see how accurate we were. Then we will go through the key events of 2020 relating to financial attacks. Finally, we need to make a fore
Publish At:2020-11-30 07:55 | Read:2972 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Kaspersky Security Bulletin ATM attacks Bitcoin Cre

Ghimob: a Tétrade threat actor moves to infect mobile devices

Guildma, a threat actor that is part of the Tétrade family of banking trojans, has been working on bringing in new techniques, creating new malware and targeting new victims. Recently, their new creation, the Ghimob banking trojan, has been a move toward infecting mobile devices, targeting financial apps from banks, fintechs, exchanges and cryptocurrencies i
Publish At:2020-11-09 06:05 | Read:2361 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Malware descriptions Brazil Cryptocurrencies Financ

On the trail of the XMRig miner

As protection methods improve, the developers of miners have had to enhance their own creations, often turning to non-trivial solutions. Several such solutions (previously unseen by us) were detected during our analysis of the open source miner XMRig. How it all began: ransominer Alongside well-known groups that make money from data theft and ransomware (for
Publish At:2020-10-22 07:54 | Read:2371 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Research Cryptocurrencies Financial malware Miner T

AZORult spreads as a fake ProtonVPN installer

AZORult has its history. However, a few days ago, we discovered what appears to be one of its most unusual campaigns: abusing the ProtonVPN service and dropping malware via fake ProtonVPN installers for Windows. Screenshot of a fake ProtonVPN website The campaign started at the end of November 2019 when the threat actor behind it registered a new domain und
Publish At:2020-02-18 06:35 | Read:3471 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Incidents Botnets Cryptocurrencies Data theft Malve

Operation AppleJeus Sequel

The Lazarus group is currently one of the most active and prolific APT actors. In 2018, Kaspersky published a report on one of their campaigns, named Operation AppleJeus. Notably, this operation marked the first time Lazarus had targeted macOS users, with the group inventing a fake company in order to deliver their manipulated application and exploit the hig
Publish At:2020-01-08 06:05 | Read:8363 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT reports Featured Apple MacOS Cryptocurrencies Lazarus Ma

Cyberthreats to financial institutions 2020: Overview and predictions

Kaspersky Security Bulletin 2019. Advanced threat predictions for 2020 Cybersecurity of connected healthcare 2020: Overview and predictions 5G technology predictions 2020 Corporate security prediction 2020 Key events 2019 Large-scale anti-fraud bypass: Genesis digital fingerprints market uncovered Multi-factor authentication (MFA) and biometric challenges
Publish At:2019-12-03 06:05 | Read:4376 | Comments:0 | Tags:Kaspersky Security Bulletin ATM Biometric authentication Cre

Assessing the impact of protection from web miners

Brief summary: We present the results of evaluating the positive economic and environmental impact of blocking web miners with Kaspersky products. The total power saving can be calculated with known accuracy using the formula <w>·N, where <w> is the average value of the increase in power consumption of the user device during web mining, and N is
Publish At:2019-09-19 18:20 | Read:2980 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Research Cryptocurrencies Miner

Tales from the blockchain

Cryptocurrency has gradually evolved from an element of a new world, utopian economy to a business that has affected even those sectors of society least involved in information technology. At the same time, it has acquired a fair number of “undesirable” supporters who aim to enrich themselves at the expense of other users: attackers who release m
Publish At:2017-10-31 05:30 | Read:7974 | Comments:0 | Tags:Research Cryptocurrencies Financial malware malware descript

Miners on the Rise

Miners are a class of malware whose popularity has grown substantially this year. The actual process of cryptocurrency mining is perfectly legal, though there are groups of people who hoodwink unwitting users into installing mining software on their computers, or exploiting software vulnerabilities to do so. This results in threat actors receiving cryptocurr
Publish At:2017-09-12 13:30 | Read:5743 | Comments:0 | Tags:Research Botnets Cryptocurrencies Malware Descriptions Socia

Satoshi Bomb

Let us discuss what defines the profitability of bitcoin mining, what principles for mining speed adaptation were initially embedded into it, and why these principles can lead to the failure of the cryptocurrency in the long run. We assume that the reader has an idea of basic Bitcoin mechanics such as blockchains, mining, mining pools, and block rewards. Not
Publish At:2017-09-07 14:50 | Read:7731 | Comments:0 | Tags:Opinions Bitcoin Cryptocurrencies

Jimmy Nukebot: from Neutrino with love

“You FOOL! This isn’t even my final form!” In one of our previous articles, we analyzed the NeutrinoPOS banker as an example of a constantly evolving malware family. A week after publication, this Neutrino modification delivered up a new malicious program classified by Kaspersky Lab as Trojan-Banker.Win32.Jimmy. NeutrinoPOS vs Jimmy The au
Publish At:2017-08-29 07:00 | Read:14129 | Comments:0 | Tags:Research Banking Trojan Cryptocurrencies Malware Description

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