Category: Malware


GandCrab Ransomware Crooks Take Agile Development Approach

March 16, 2018

Via: Threat Post

Earlier this month, command-and-control servers tied to the fast-growing GandCrab ransomware campaigns were seized by Romanian Police and Europol. But, criminals behind GandCrab don’t appear phased by the setback and have already tweaked the malware to keep ransomware payment coming […]

Malware, Virus & Malware

Sofacy Targets European Govt as U.S. Accuses Russia of Hacking

March 16, 2018

Via: Security Week

Just as the U.S. had been preparing to accuse Russia of launching cyberattacks against its energy and other critical infrastructure sectors, the notorious Russia-linked threat group known as Sofacy was spotted targeting a government agency in Europe. The United States […]


New POS Malware PinkKite Takes Flight

March 15, 2018

Via: Threat Post

A new family of point-of-sale malware, dubbed PinkKite, has been identified by researchers who say the malware is tiny in size, but can delivered a hefty blow to POS endpoints. Researchers at Kroll Cyber Security first identified PinkKite in 2017 […]

Hacker, Malware

“OceanLotus” Spies Use New Backdoor in Recent Attacks

March 14, 2018

Via: Security Week

OceanLotus, a cyber-espionage group believed to be operating out of Vietnam, has been using a new backdoor in recently observed attacks, but also using previously established tactics, ESET reveals. Also known as APT32 and APT-C-00, the advanced persistent threat (APT) […]

Cyber-crime, Malware

The South America connection and the leadership on ATM Malware development

March 12, 2018

Via: Security Affairs

Besides being known about corruption scandals, South America is a reference to the development of ATM malware spreading globally with Brazil, Colombia, and Mexico leading the way. A research conducted by KASPERSKY has revealed a convergence on attacks against financial […]


Gozi Trojan Using Dark Cloud Botnet in New Wave of Attacks

March 9, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

Gozi IFSB banking Trojan has rolled out new code, a new botnet and a high level of customization in the latest wave of attacks. Gozi IFSB, a banking Trojan that has been making the rounds of the internet for several […]


Payment Card Breach Hits Some Applebee’s Restaurants

March 5, 2018

Via: Security Week

RMH Franchise Holdings revealed on Friday that malware had been found on point-of-sale (PoS) systems at the Applebee’s restaurants it operates as a franchise. RMH disclosed the incident on Friday afternoon, which often indicates an attempt to avoid the news […]

Malware, Mobile security

Sophisticated RedDrop Malware Targets Android Phones

March 2, 2018

Via: Threat Post

A sophisticated strain of mobile malware targeting Android devices can extract sensitive data and audio recordings, run up premium SMS charges and then tries to extort money from victims. According to security firm Wandera the malware, dubbed RedDrop, is being […]


WordPress Users Warned of Malware Masquerading as ionCube Files

February 28, 2018

Via: Threat Post

Security researchers are warning WordPress and Joomla admins of a sneaky new malware strain masquerading as legitimate ionCube files. The malware, dubbed ionCube Malware, is used by cybercriminals to create backdoors on vulnerable websites allowing them to steal data or […]

Malware, Virus & Malware, Vulnerabilities

North Korea’s Flash Player Flaw Now Exploited by Cybercriminals

February 27, 2018

Via: Security Week

Endpoint security firm Morphisec has spotted a massive campaign that exploits a recently patched Adobe Flash Player vulnerability to deliver malware. The flaw in question, CVE-2018-4878, is a use-after-free bug that Adobe patched on February 6, following reports that North […]