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.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[…]
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.
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[…]
Security experts are digging into point-of-sale malware, Backoff in particular, as speculation rages on about how hackers pulled off the Home Depot data breach.
Researchers have found some recent modifications to the Neverquest banking Trojan that indicate the malware is no longer just targeting online banking sites, but also is going after social media, retailers and some game portals. The new changes also give the Trojan the ability to insert extra fields into targeted Web forms in order to steal[…]
A new analysis of sinkholes Backoff point-of-sale malware paints a bleak picture of the state of point-of-sale security.
The CryptoWall ransomware has proven to be a profitable criminal enterprise, netting more than $1.1 million in six months. More than 1,600 victims have surfaced and more than 5 billion files have been encrypted.
GameOver Zeus and Sality banking malware infections are rampant in emerging countries such as Turkey where older, unpatched computers are prevalent, and security awareness is low.
Popular websites TMZ and Java.com are among a handful serving malicious ads redirecting visitors to the Angler Exploit Kit.