Malware

Malicious Actors Create “Frankenstein Monsters” by Combining Open Source Components

Actors are increasingly utilizing open source tools and components to launch effective attacks. The advantage is the zero cost and the inability of security firms to correlate tools with actors. Campaigners...
ATM

A Decade of ATM Malware Evolution and Deployment

ATM malware has been around for ten years now, and it's growing stronger. Attackers can trick the machine into dispensing all their cash out or steal card data. The number of...
checkers

Checkers and Rally’s Restaurants Announced Security Incident

Many Checkers and Rally’s restaurants were infected with POS malware. The malicious software stole hundreds of credit card information and details. Customers are urged to check the dates of exposure and...
Firefox

A New Wave of Firefox Add-Ons Infected with Malware

Three fake Firefox extensions have found their way into the Mozilla store. The add-ons are malicious data loggers that capture keyboard input and send it to the C&C server. The extensions are...
Italian Flag

JasperLoader Hits Italy with Even More Aces Up Its Sleeve

JasperLoader is back, improved, better hidden, and more persistent that it was a couple of weeks back. The malware is excluding Chinese, Russian, Ukrainian, and Belarusians, while it will also not run...
Best Linksys Routers

Mirai Evolves to Target More Routers and Video Recorders

A new Mirai variant shows that the development of the dangerous botnet is active. The new version combines all exploits that were previously used in individual variants, so it’s more potent than...
trickbot_malware

Trickbot Now Passes Through Email Spam Filters via Google URL Redirection

Malicious actors are using URL redirection to take victims to their Trickbot-downloader site. The message lures the recipients by presenting an order which has been shipped. The Trickbot that is propagated...

Android App With 50 Million Downloads is Probably a Phone Hijacker

Upstream warns of an app called “VidMate”, which allegedly hijacks smartphones. The app is reported to download hidden ads, click on them, collect user data, and download more adware. During the...
Europol Arresting

Europol Arrested GozNym Malware Actors in Simultaneous International Operation

GozNym actors were caught in the net of Europol’s intelligence, during an international operation. The police made ten arrests across Moldova, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Georgia, and the United States. The group had...
hacker_trojan_teamviewer

ScarCruft Evolution on the Spotlight with a New Bluetooth Harvester

ScarCruft activity spotted by Kaspersky, and the group shows signs of rampant activity and evolution. They now use a Bluetooth searching tool that harvests information about the connected devices. ScarCruft uses...

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