Browsing Category: Malware

bash_worm

Bash Exploit Reported, First Round of Patches Incomplete

Reports of the first in-the-wild exploits targeting the Bash vulnerability have surfaced, as have complaints the first patches for the bug are incomplete.

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ransomware

Key Flaw Enables Recovery of Files Encrypted by TorrentLocker

Crypto ransomware, a relatively unknown phenomenon a couple of years ago, has exploded into one of the nastier malware problems for Internet users. Variants such as CryptoLocker and CryptoWall have been siphoning money from victims for some time, and now researchers have dissected a newer variant known as TorrentLocker and found that the creators made[...]

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salesforce

Salesforce Warns Customers of Dyreza Banker Trojan Attacks

Salesforce.com is warning its customers that the Dyreza banker Trojan is now believed to be targeting some of the company’s users. The Trojan, which has the ability to bypass SSL, typically goes after customers of major banks, but seems to be expanding its reach. Dyreza is relatively new among the banker Trojan crowd and it[...]

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Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs Serving Malware

Israeli Think-Tank Site Serves Sweet Orange Exploit

Drive-by malware downloads have been spotted on the website of a prominent Israel think-tank, the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs. The attacks seems to target bank credentials.

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malwareTP

‘Kyle and Stan’ Malvertising Network Targets Windows and Mac Users

A malvertising network that has been operating since at least May has been able to place malicious ads on a number of high-profile sites, including Amazon and YouTube and serves a unique piece of malware to each victim. The network, dubbed Kyle and Stan by the Cisco researchers who analyzed its activities and reach, comprises[...]

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