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New Android Banking Trojan Red Alert 2.0 available for sale on crime forums

Researchers discovered a new Android banking Trojan, dubbed Red Alert 2.0, that is being offered for rent on many dark websites for $500 per month. Researchers with security firm SfyLabs have discovered a new Android banking Trojan, dubbed Red Alert 2.0, that is being offered for rent on many dark websites for $500 per month. “The last several months a
Publish At:2017-09-19 13:05 | Read:144 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Deep Web Malware Android banking t

Brazilian Malware Client Maximus: Maximizing the Mayhem

In January 2017, IBM X-Force research reported the development of a new remote-access malware code targeting Brazilian banks. The malware, dubbed Client Maximus, was observed in ongoing campaigns and continues to target online banking users in the country. The development of Client Maximus, which is believed to be commercially available in Brazilian fraud an
Publish At:2017-09-12 13:50 | Read:129 | Comments:0 | Tags:Fraud Protection Malware Threat Intelligence Advanced Threat

Android Banking Trojan MoqHao targets South Korea users

Security researchers from McAfee have spotted a new Android banking Trojan dubbed MoqHao, targeting South Korean users via SMS phishing messages. Attackers send phishing emails with a malicious code link that tricks victims into believing that it points to a lost private picture or a Chrome update. When victims click on the shortened links in the SMS message
Publish At:2017-08-30 05:45 | Read:230 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Malware Mobile Android banking trojan MoqHao S

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:191 | Comments:0 | Tags:Research Banking Trojan Cryptocurrencies Malware Description

WannaCry hero Marcus Hutchins pleads not guilty

The 23-year-old expert Marcus Hutchins pleaded “not guilty” during a court hearing in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. His trial has been scheduled for October. Yesterday, Marcus Hutchins, the WannaCry hero, has pleaded not guilty to charges of creating and selling malware at a hearing in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The court decided to relax the expert bail ter
Publish At:2017-08-15 12:50 | Read:308 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime banking trojan Cybercrime Hacking

Where Are They Today? Cybercrime Trojans That No One Misses: Shifu Malware

This is the first installment in an ongoing series about banking malware that faded away in 2017. Cybercrime is a very dynamic threat landscape. With over 100 million malware strains tracked by AV-TEST in 2016, malware can be a dime a dozen. When it comes to the more organized cybercrime groups and sophisticated banking Trojan projects, malware families are
Publish At:2017-08-08 16:20 | Read:231 | Comments:0 | Tags:Banking & Financial Services Fraud Protection Malware Threat

WannaCry Hero Marcus Hutchins pleads not guilty to malware claims

Yesterday the judge approved to release the researcher Marcus Hutchins on bail for a bond of $30,000 under certain conditions. Marcus Hutchins, also known as MalwareTech, is the 22-year-old security expert who made the headlines after discovering the “kill switch” that halted the outbreak of the WannaCry ransomware. Marcus Hutchins has been arrested in in La
Publish At:2017-08-05 15:40 | Read:348 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware banking trojan Cybercrime

UK malware researcher Marcus Hutchins accused of creating Kronos Trojan

The British security researcher Marcus Hutchins was arrested by the FBI on Thursday after being indicted on charges of creating the Kronos banking malware. The news of the Marcus Hutchins‘s arrest made the headlines, the motivation has shocked the IT sector; the British malware experts who stopped the WannaCry ransomware outbreak was arrested in Las
Publish At:2017-08-04 21:15 | Read:719 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware banking trojan Cybercrime

After Big Takedown Efforts, 20 More BankBot Mobile Malware Apps Make It Into Google Play

A flashlight app, fake videos or a fake gaming app? Any one of those could be malicious and harboring a mobile malware app, right there in a trusted official app store. In an ongoing trend, IBM X-Force noted that malicious apps manage to circumvent controls and infiltrate legitimate stores. And this is not about the plethora of adware apps infecting users in
Publish At:2017-07-28 03:30 | Read:326 | Comments:0 | Tags:Banking & Financial Services Fraud Protection Malware Mobile

A Russian man involved in the development and maintenance of Citadel was sentenced to five years in prison

The Russian hacker Mark Vartanyan was sentenced to five years in prison for his involvement in the development and maintenance of the Citadel botnets. It’s a terrific moment for cyber criminals, law enforcement worldwide continues their fight against illegal activities online and the recent shut down of AlphaBay and Hansa black markets demonstrate it.
Publish At:2017-07-23 05:40 | Read:317 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware banking trojan Citadel Cyb

Modified versions of Nukebot Trojan spotted in wild after code leak

Apparently, different cyber gangs are using modified versions of the Nukebot in wild after code Leak occurred in March 2017. Crooks are adapting the leaked source code for the Nukebot banking Trojan to target banks in the United States and France and to steal mail client and browser passwords. Apparently, different cyber gangs are using modified versions of
Publish At:2017-07-21 16:30 | Read:474 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware banking trojan Cybercrime

TrickBot Habla Español: Trojan Widens Its Attack Scope in Spain, Brings Redirection Attacks to Local Banks

The TrickBot Trojan has been steadily ramping up its activity this year, going into a rather intensive period of updates and attacks that started in Q2 2017. From the looks of it, TrickBot’s operators have been investing heavily into widening the scope of their attacks and are preparing redirection attacks against banks in 19 different countries. After
Publish At:2017-07-19 08:05 | Read:264 | Comments:0 | Tags:Banking & Financial Services Fraud Protection Malware Threat

The NukeBot banking Trojan: from rough drafts to real threats

This spring, the author of the NukeBot banking Trojan published the source code of his creation. He most probably did so to restore his reputation on a number of hacker forums: earlier, he had been promoting his development so aggressively and behaving so erratically that he was eventually suspected of being a scammer. Now, three months after the source code
Publish At:2017-07-19 07:45 | Read:198 | Comments:0 | Tags:Research Banking Trojan Financial malware

TrickBot gang is back with new campaigns targeting Payment Processors and CRM Providers

Threat actors behind the financial trojan TrickBot have been updating its campaigns targeting Payment Processors and CRM Providers. Threat actors behind Banking Trojan TrickBot switched from financial institutions to Payment processors and CRM providers. TrickBot was initially observed in September 2016 by the researchers at security firm Fidelis Cybersecuri
Publish At:2017-06-20 23:50 | Read:258 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware banking trojan botnet CRM

TrickBot Spreads to the Nordics, Launches Redirection Attacks in France

IBM X-Force Research detected a new wave of TrickBot attacks targeting banks in Nordic countries. The malware expanded its configurations to launch fraud attacks against banks in Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark and Iceland, among the other geographies it targets. Moreover, the malware, which has been testing redirection attacks on one bank in France, now ta
Publish At:2017-06-20 22:45 | Read:444 | Comments:0 | Tags:Banking & Financial Services Fraud Protection Malware Threat

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