Malware

hacker_trojan_teamviewer

Embassies in Europe Are Under Attack by a TeamViewer Trojan

Russian hackers are targeting embassies in Europe via a trojanized spin of TeamViewer. The actors seem to know somehow who are working on the financial departments, as they focus on these employees....
marcus_hutchins_court_room

From Hero to Villain as Marcus Hutchins Pleads Guilty to Criminal Charges

Marcus Hutchins admitted that he created banking credential stealers when he was younger. The malware researcher has been helping people stay safe in the past years, even stopping the WannaCry ransomware. ...
belkin_wemo_insight

Belkin’s Wemo Insight Smart Plug May Be the Next Big Malware Target

Belkin’s Wemo Insight is still plagued by the same zero-day vulnerabilities that were disclosed a year ago. The product is no longer available for sale, but many people are still using it,...
scranos_rootkit

Scranos Rootkit-Enabled Spyware Breakes Out Across the World

Scranos has broken free from China and is already actively infecting machines from all around the globe. This powerful malware combines many components that are dedicated to different roles. Scranos is...
hawkeye

HawkEye Reborn Malware Kit Hits Organizations Hard

There’s a surge in the use of automated information exfiltration kits like HawkEye lately. The tools are harder to detect, analyze, and stop, as they have been developed with care for years...
vsdc_website_trojan

Website of the VSDC Free Video Editor Compromised to Push Trojans

VSDC’s website was compromised by malicious actors who swapped the download links to push trojans. The two trojans targeted banking information of users, and are considered particularly powerful. At least 600...
gustuff_financial

Gustuff Banking Trojan Actively Used Against Financial Institutions in Australia

An SMS campaign pushing the Gustuff banking trojan is now active in Australia. The malicious actors target large financial institutions and people who are working for them. The campaign uses versatile...
tax_scam_email_campaigns

Tax Season Email Campaign Scammers on the Rise Again

Tax season scammers are going full on again this year, deploying all methods of attack against taxpayers. Malware, banking Trojans, document macros, and straight out phishing forms are among the various weapons...
xloader_mobile_malware

New Version of the XLoader Malware Comes With More Luring Tricks

XLoader 6.0 brings new tricks, new code, and more sophisticated deployment methods. It all starts with a phishing link inside an unsought SMS message, and it escalates from there. The malware...

Game of Thrones Torrents Extensively Used for Malware Distribution

Game of Thrones was found to be the most malware-infected series out there, by analyzing torrent files. Last year, the series infected about 21000 machines, and in 2019 it is expected to...

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