16 Nov 2021

New banking Trojan SharkBot makes waves across Europe, US

Cybersecurity researchers at Cleafy discovered a new Andriod banking Trojan that has the ability to circumvent multi-factor authentication controls via the abuse of the Automatic Transfer System (ATS). The trojan was discovered in October and does not appear to belong to any known malware family. Researchers have named the malware

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12 Nov 2021

Millions of Routers, IoT Devices at Risk from New Open-Source Malware

Researchers at AT&T AlienLabs have discovered newly surfaced malware that is difficult to detect and written in Google’s open-source programming language. Researchers beleive that the malware has the potential to exploit millions of routers and IoT devices. The malware has been named BotenaGo and can exploit more than 30 different

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18 Oct 2021

TrickBot Gang Enters Cybercrime Elite with Fresh Affiliates

The TrickBot ransomware group, which also created BazarLoader and the Conti ransomware, has just upped its distribution tactics to become more of a threat. The cybercriminals behind the TrickBot Trojan have signed two additional distribution affiliates, named Hive0106 and Hive 0107 by IBM X-Force. The result of this move is

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18 Oct 2021

BlackByte ransomware decryptor released

A new form of malware called BlackByte has been discovered in a recent IT incident. The malware appears to have been inspired by other strains and is likely the work of amateurs, according to security researchers at Trustwave. The ransomware is reportedly odd in nature due to some design and

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05 Oct 2021

New Python ransomware targets virtual machines, ESXi hypervisors to encrypt disks

A new strain of Python-based malware has been discovered by researchers, who observed it in a sniper campaign that was attempting to achieve encryption on a corporate system in less than three hours. The attack is one of the fastest recorded by Sophos researchers, who stated that the operators precision-targeted

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29 Sep 2021

This dangerous mobile Trojan has stolen a fortune from over 10 million victims

Zimperium zLabs has reported that a new malware Trojan targeting Android devices has achieved a victim count of over ten million across at least 70 different countries. The malware has been embedded in at least 200 malicious applications, many of which were able to circumvent protections offered by the Google

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16 Sep 2021

New Go malware Capoae targets WordPress installs, Linux systems

A new strain of malware called Capoae was publicized earlier this week by security research firm Akamai. The firm stated that the new malware is written in the Golang programming language, which is becoming increasingly popular among threat actors due to its cross-platform capabilities. The malware spreads through known vulnerabilities

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13 Sep 2021

SOVA, Worryingly Sophisticated Android Trojan, Takes Flight

A new Android banking trojan referred to as SOVA is currently under active development, according to researchers. The malware is reportedly looking to incorporate several tools into its arsenal, including ransomware functionality, distributed denial of service, and man in the middle. The banking trojan already boasts functions such as banking

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25 Aug 2021

FBI Issues Ransomware Group Flash Alert

The FBI recently released a flash warning due to the recent activities of an organized cyber-criminal gang referred to as the OnePercent Group. In the alert, which was published on Monday, the FBI stated that the group has been targeting US companies since November 2020. OnePercent uses the threat emulation

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25 Aug 2021

Custom WhatsApp Build Delivers Triada Malware

On Tuesday, Kaspersky released a report warning of the Triada trojan targeting mobile devices with an advertising SDK. The latest version of the malware was found buried inside an advertising component of a modified version of WhatsApp, a popular messenger, called FM WhatsApp. The malware is very persistent and was

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