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Malware, Threats & Malware

Kaspersky Security Bulletin: Threat Predictions for 2018

November 17, 2017

Via: Securelist

As hard as it is to believe, it’s once again time for our APT Predictions. Looking back at a year like 2017 brings the internal conflict of being a security researcher into full view: on the one hand, each new […]


Malware, Virus & Malware

Terdot Banking Trojan Could Act as Cyber-Espionage Tool

November 17, 2017

Via: Security Week

The Terdot banking Trojan packs information-stealing capabilities that could easily turn it into a cyber-espionage tool, Bitdefender says in a new report. Highly customized and sophisticated, Terdot is based on the source code of ZeuS, which leaked online in 2011. […]


Malware

Kaspersky Shares More Details on NSA Incident

November 17, 2017

Via: Security Week

Kaspersky Lab on Thursday shared more details from its investigation into reports claiming that Russian hackers stole data belonging to the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) by exploiting the company’s software. The Wall Street Journal reported last month that hackers […]


Malware

New Banking Trojan IcedID Discovered by IBM X-Force Research

November 13, 2017

Via: Security Intelligence

IBM X-Force research follows developments in the financial cybercrime arena to map the events and trends that shape the threat landscape for organizations and consumers alike. After a year that has been very active in terms of banking malware, point-of-sale […]


Malware, Phishing

Poisoned Search Results Deliver Banking Malware

November 6, 2017

Via: Threat Post

Cybercriminals are using novel approaches to poison Google search results in the hope of infecting users with a banking Trojan called Zeus Panda, researchers at Cisco said. Attackers behind the Google poisoning attempts are targeting primarily keyword searches related to […]


Malware

Poisoned Google Search Results Lead to Banking Trojan

November 3, 2017

Via: Security Week

A recently observed Zeus Panda banking Trojan attack used poisoned Google search results for specific banking related keywords to infect users, Cisco Talos researchers warn. As part of this attack, the actor behind Zeus Panda used Search Engine Optimization (SEO) […]


Malware, Virus & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Files Encrypted by Bad Rabbit Recoverable Without Paying Ransom

October 30, 2017

Via: Security Week

Some users may be able to recover the files encrypted by the Bad Rabbit ransomware without paying the ransom, Kaspersky researchers discovered after analyzing the malware’s encryption functionality. Once it infects a device, Bad Rabbit looks for certain file types […]


Malware, Virus & Malware, Vulnerabilities

‘Bad Rabbit’ Ransomware Uses NSA Exploit to Spread

October 27, 2017

Via: Security Week

Contrary to initial reports, the Bad Rabbit ransomware that hit Russia and Ukraine this week does in fact leverage an exploit linked to the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA). Similar to the NotPetya wiper that infected tens of thousands of […]


Malware

Bad Rabbit Linked to ExPetr/Not Petya Attacks

October 26, 2017

Via: Threat Post

A link has been confirmed between the Bad Rabbit ransomware outbreak detected yesterday in major organizations in Russia and Ukraine and this summer’s ExPetr/Not Petya attacks. Researchers at Kaspersky Lab said there are “clear ties” between the two attacks though […]


Malware, Vulnerabilities

Kaspersky May Have Found How Russian Hackers Stole NSA Data

October 25, 2017

Via: Security Week

Security firm Kaspersky Lab has shared preliminary results from its investigation following media reports that Russian hackers used its software to steal sensitive NSA data from a contractor’s computer back in 2015. The Wall Street Journal reported earlier this month […]