10 Jul 2019

Anubis Android banking malware returns with extensive financial app hit list

Trend Micro researchers recently detected 17,490 new samples of Anubis, a powerful banking Trojan. The malware is being distributed via phishing campaigns and is capable of targeting 188 legitimate banking and financial mobile applications that are used in the US, India, France, Italy, Germany, Australia, and Poland. Anubis is often

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05 Jul 2019

This Android Malware ‘Records’ Your Screen To ‘Steal’ Banking Details

New Fortinet research details the evolution of BianLian from a simple malware dropper to a powerful Android banking Trojan capable of hijacking banking apps on an infected device by reading text messages, making calls, and recording the screen. The developers of the malware have hidden the malicious code in a

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01 Jul 2019

New Dridex Variant Slips By Anti-Virus Detection

Security researchers with eSentire have detected a new phishing campaign involving a sophisticated new version of Dridex, a banking Trojan that was first spotted in 2011. The new Dridex version is capable of bypassing anti-malware software, a very disturbing development. Dridex has remained popular over the years because it is

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17 May 2019

Authorities Takedown GozNym Cybercrime Group That Stole an Estimated $100 Million

A cooperative effort by Europol, Eurojust and law enforcement agencies from the US, Georgia, Ukraine, Moldova, Germany and Bulgaria has resulted in the takedown of an organized cybercrime network that stole around $100 million by targeting dozens of financial institutions in North America with the GozNym banking Trojan. The criminals

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11 Apr 2019

US Government Warns of New North Korean Malware

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has published a report about a newly uncovered malware strain that is linked to the infamous North Korean hacking group Hidden Cobra aka Lazarus. The malware, dubbed Hoplight, is a backdoor Trojan that has the ability to: “Read, Write, and Move Files; Enumerate

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28 Jan 2019

This Trojan infects Chrome browser extensions, spoofs searches to steal cryptocurrency

Researchers with Kaspersky Lab have uncovered a Trojan that is designed to compromise systems by somewhat unorthodox means in order to steal cryptocurrency. The Trojan, dubbed Razy, is distributed through malicious web-based adds (malvertising) as well as file hosting services. The Trojan can install new browser extensions on Google Chrome,

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18 Jan 2019

These malicious Android apps will only strike when you move your smartphone

Once again, cybercriminals have managed to sneak malicious apps onto the Google Play Store. Researchers with Trend Micro have found two Android apps on Google Play that serve the Anubis banking Trojan, but only if information from the motion sensors on the targeted device indicate movement. The two apps are Currency

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10 Jan 2019

This Trojan attack adds a backdoor to your Windows PC to steal data

Researchers at cybersecurity firm Proofpoint have discovered a new attack campaign by TA505, a notorious cybercrime group responsible for various major attacks in recent years, including the Locky ransomware campaign. The campaign combines two types of malware, ServHelper and FlawedGrace. ServHelper is the newest of the two, being discovered only in November of last year. It installs

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