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New version of IcedID Trojan uses steganographic payloads

This blog post was authored by @hasherezade, with contributions from @siri_urz and Jérôme Segura. Security firm Proofpoint recently published a report about a series of malspam campaigns they attribute to a threat actor called TA2101. Originally targeting German and Italian users with Cobalt Strike and Maze ransomware, the later wave of malicious emails w
Publish At:2019-12-03 16:50 | Read:174 | Comments:0 | Tags:Threat analysis backdoor banking Trojan banking Trojans cred

The house always wins: Takedown of a banking trojan in Google Play

You always take your chances when you gamble, but with this Android malware, the odds are very much against you. Lookout recently identified an app called “Black Jack Free” in the Google Play store, which turned out to be a variant of the malware family Acecard. The app has since been removed from the store. Because we previously issued coverage for this ma
Publish At:2016-05-16 19:20 | Read:2778 | Comments:0 | Tags:Alerts Security Acecard banking trojans Black Jack Free mobi

Crypto ransomware targets called by name in spear-phishing blast

For the past decade, spear phishing—the dark art of sending personalized e-mails designed to trick a specific person into divulging login credentials or clicking on malicious links—has largely been limited to espionage campaigns carried out by state-sponsored groups. That made sense. The resources it takes to research the names, addresses, and industries of
Publish At:2016-04-07 01:10 | Read:2619 | Comments:0 | Tags:Law & Disorder Risk Assessment banking trojans ransomware sp

The rise of the Brazilian Cybercriminal Underground in 2015

Trend Micro has published a new report on the Brazilian Cybercriminal Underground, a criminal ecosystem that is becoming one of the most important in the world. Trend Micro has published a new report on the Brazilian Cybercriminal Underground, a criminal ecosystem that is becoming one of the most important in the world. A firs
Publish At:2016-01-21 05:40 | Read:2994 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Reports banking Trojans black mark

New Tinba Variant Seen Targeting Russian, Japanese Banks

Cybercriminals behind the Tinba banking Trojan have been homing in on some of the larger banks in Russia and Japan, experts claim.According to researchers with Dell SecureWorks, who looked at an instance of the malware last month, configuration files in one variant are targeting one of the “biggest banks in Europe,” along with two popular Russian
Publish At:2015-11-04 15:50 | Read:3697 | Comments:0 | Tags:Malware Banking trojans cybercrime Dell SecureWorks Tinba

CoreBot Adds New Capabilities, Transitions to Banking Trojan

As researchers expected it would, CoreBot, the credential-stealing malware that surfaced last month, has added a bevy of new capabilities and reinvented itself as a robust banking Trojan.Researchers said the malware shares more similarities with Dyre, another high profile banking Trojan, than a run of the mill data-stealing Trojan.Perhaps the malware’s
Publish At:2015-09-16 03:40 | Read:2540 | Comments:0 | Tags:Malware Web Security Banking trojans CoreBot Damballa Financ

Banking Malware Vawtrak Spotted Using Tor2Web

Developers behind the banking Trojan Vawtrak have begun obscuring some of their servers with Tor2Web, a move that’s added another degree of difficulty when it comes to uncovering their activity.To this point the malware’s techniques –  its evolution beyond banking websites, ability to break encryption, and steal login credentials – have been well
Publish At:2015-06-09 13:45 | Read:3224 | Comments:0 | Tags:Malware Web Security Banking trojans Fortinet malware Neverq

Ad Networks Ripe for Abuse Via Malvertising

Dark corners of the Internet harbor trouble. They’re supposed to. But what about when Yahoo, CNN.com, TMZ and other busy destination sites heave disaster upon visitors?That’s the challenge posed by malvertising, the latest hacker Golden Goose used in cybercrime operations and even in some targeted attacks. Hackers are thriving in this arena becau
Publish At:2015-03-30 17:30 | Read:2606 | Comments:0 | Tags:Malware Web Security ad networks Banking trojans Bromium Cli

A deep look into the Brazilian underground cyber-market

Trend Micro has published a new study on black cyber-markets focusing on product and services offered on the Brazilian underground. Trend Micro has published a new interesting report on the underground cyber-markets, this is a third study focused on the Brazilian cyber-underground offer, the previous ones analyzed Russian and
Publish At:2014-11-20 18:25 | Read:3445 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyber Crime banking Trojans black markets Bolware kits Brazi

US-CERT Warns of Dyre Banking Trojan

The Department of Homeland Security formally sounded the alarm Monday on Dyre, the banking Trojan that’s been spotted siphoning banking credentials from both large enterprises and major financial institutions as of late.The warning came in the form of an alert from the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) informing the public of th
Publish At:2014-10-28 16:15 | Read:2968 | Comments:0 | Tags:Malware Vulnerabilities Banking trojans DHS Dyre Dyreza malw

Windows XP-Heavy Turkey Overrun with GameOver Zeus Infections

Like a predator, criminals who profit online will seek out weak prey.In the context of cybercrime, emerging countries such as Brazil, South Korea and Turkey among many others are in the crosshairs because of a number of factors, including a prevalence of outdated and unpatched computers and lower levels of security awareness within the general population.Rel
Publish At:2014-08-28 09:50 | Read:2540 | Comments:0 | Tags:Hacks Malware Web Security Banking Malware Banking trojans B

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