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The Clicking Bot Applications

Cyber crime, like any crime, has its motives; each malware has its own malicious profit. Spyware spies on you. Ransomware demands a ransom to decrypt your private digital data. Phishing Malware phishes for your username, password or account numbers. Installation-fraud achieves fake software installations. Ad fraud fraudulently represents online advertisement
Publish At:2017-11-07 10:45 | Read:556 | Comments:0 | Tags:Analysts Android App Security Mobile Malware Threat Research

Malware signed with stolen Digital code-signing certificates continues to bypass security software

A group of researchers demonstrated that malware signed with stolen Digital code-signing certificates continues to bypass security software. A recent study conducted by the Cyber Security Research Institute (CSRI) revealed that stolen digital code-signing certificates are available for sale for anyone to purchase on the dark web for up to $1,200. Digital cod
Publish At:2017-11-07 05:10 | Read:518 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Deep Web Hacking Malware Digital c

One Third of The Internet Has Seen a DDoS Attack In The Past Two Years

A group of researchers has conducted a rigorous comprehensive characterization of this DDoS attacks and of countermeasures to mitigate the associated risks. Denial of Service (DoS) attacks have been around about as long as computers have been network connected. A website’s purpose is to accept connections from the Internet and return information. A bad
Publish At:2017-11-07 05:10 | Read:427 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Reports botnet DDoS attack

The GIBON Ransomware appears in the threat landscape

A new strain of ransomware dubbed GIBON ransomware was spotted by the ProofPoint researcher Matthew Mesa that observed it being distributed via malspam. The spam messages use a malicious document as attachment containing macros that once enabled will download and install the ransomware on a victim’s machine. The researcher dubbed the ransomware GIBON b
Publish At:2017-11-06 10:45 | Read:250 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Cybercrime GIBON Ransomwar

Hackers poisoned Google Search results to spread Zeus Panda banking Trojan

Experts at Cisco Talos observed crooks exploiting black Search Engine Optimization (SEO) to spread the Zeus Panda banking Trojan. Threat actors behind the Zeus Panda banking Trojan leveraged black Search Engine Optimization (SEO) to propose malicious links in the search results. Crooks were focused on financial-related keyword queries. The campaign was first
Publish At:2017-11-05 16:20 | Read:184 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware Black Seo Cybercri

Fake WhatsApp app in official Google Play Store downloaded by over a million Android users

A fake WhatsApp version deployed on the Play Store was downloaded by over a million users, a failure for the automated checks implemented by Google. Once again crooks exploited the official Google’s Play Store as a repository for malicious apps. This time a fake WhatsApp version was used to infect over a million users that downloaded it. The fake Whats
Publish At:2017-11-05 16:20 | Read:105 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Mobile

Hacker threatens Canadian University to dump student info unless the university pay a ransom

A hacker is attempting to extort the Canadian University of Fraser Valley (UFV), threatening to dump student information unless the university pays a ransom. Extortion is a winning criminal model for crooks, a hacker is attempting to extort the Canadian University of Fraser Valley (UFV), threatening to dump student information unless the university pay 30,00
Publish At:2017-11-05 16:20 | Read:163 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Canadian University Cyberc

Popular Anime crunchyroll.com hijacked to distribute a keylogger

The popular Anime site Crunchyroll.com was hijacked to distribute malware, according to the operators the site was not hacked. The popular Anime site Crunchyroll.com was hijacked to distribute malware, once discovered the hack, the operators have issued alerts informing visitors to don’t visit the site and later they took it offline. And for our Engli
Publish At:2017-11-05 16:20 | Read:185 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking crunchyroll DNS hijack key

The NIC Asia Bank is the last victim of the SWIFT hackers

The NIC Asia Bank requested the support of the Central Investigation Bureau of Nepal Police to track down the crooks who hacked the SWIFT server. Once again hackers targeted SWIFT systems to steal money from a financial institution. The victim is the NIC Asia Bank that once discovered illegal fund transfer with its SWIFT server requested support from the Cen
Publish At:2017-11-05 16:20 | Read:233 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking banking cyber heist Cyberc

Undetectable ATM shimmers used to steal Chip Based Card worldwide

Crooks continue using skimmers in card frauds, these devices are becoming even more sophisticated, last wave of attacks leverages on so-called Shimmers. Crooks continue to skimmers in payment card frauds, these devices are becoming even more sophisticated. The number of cyber attacks against ATM involving so-called ‘insert skimmers’ is increasing. Insert Ski
Publish At:2017-11-02 14:15 | Read:207 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking

MBR-ONI ransomware involved in targeted attacks against Japanese organizations

MBR-ONI is a new ransomware that is being used for targeted attacks in Japan, experts speculate it was used to cover larger hacking campaigns. MBR-ONI is a new ransomware that is being used for targeted attacks in Japan, it is a bootkit ransomware that uses a modified version of the legitimate open-source disk encryption utility DiskCryptor to encrypt the fi
Publish At:2017-11-01 19:50 | Read:124 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Cybercrime Hacking malware

Silence Group is borrowing Carbanak TTPs in ongoing bank attacks

A cybercrime gang called Silence targeted at least 10 banks in Russia, Armenia, and Malaysia borrowing hacking techniques from the Carbanak group. A cybercrime gang called Silence targeted at least 10 banks in Russia, Armenia, and Malaysia borrowing hacking techniques from the dreaded Carbanak hacker group that stole as much as $1 billion from banks worldwid
Publish At:2017-11-01 19:50 | Read:119 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware banking Cybercrime Hacking

Experts spotted a new strain of the Sage Ransomware that implements Anti-Analysis capabilities

Security experts from Fortinet spotted a new strain of the Sage ransomware that included new functionalities, such as anti-analysis capabilities. Sage 2.0 is a new ransomware first observed in December and not now it is distributed via malicious spam. Sage is considered a variant of CryLocker ransomware, it is being distributed by the Sundown and RIG exploit
Publish At:2017-11-01 01:25 | Read:289 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Cybercrime Hacking malware

IOActive disclosed 2 critical flaws in global satellite telecommunications Inmarsat’s SATCOM systems

Flaws in Stratos Global AmosConnect 8 PC-based SATCOM service impact thousands of customers worldwide running the newest version of the platform that is used in vessels. Security researchers at IOActive have disclosed critical security vulnerabilities in the maritime Stratos Global’s AmosConnect 8.4.0 satellite-based shipboard communication platform
Publish At:2017-10-29 22:20 | Read:166 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime AmosConnect Hacking Maritime commu

Matrix Ransomware being distributed through malvertising

Security expert Jérôme Segura from Malwarebytes has spotted that Matrix Ransomware has risen again, it is now being distributed through malvertising. Malware researcher Jérôme Segura from Malwarebytes has discovered that Matrix Ransomware is now being distributed through malvertising campaign. #RIGEK drops Matrix ransomware. Payload https://t.co/PruaiZRuw9
Publish At:2017-10-29 22:20 | Read:180 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Cybercrime Hacking malvert

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