A massive string of WordPress compromises are redirecting victims to the Nuclear Exploit Kit and Teslacrypt ransomware.
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The gang behind the banking Trojan URLZone has become more active over the past few months and taken aim at banks across Europe and beginning last month, Japan.
The bot Kasidet, also known as Neutrino, is being spread via macros in Microsoft Office documents.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the news of the week, including the latest on the BlackEnergy APT Group, Amazon getting into the SSL certificate game, and government agencies being told to audit their systems for the Juniper backdoor.
Attackers have begun using rigged Microsoft Word documents propagated via spearphishing emails to spread the BlackEnergy Trojan.
Israel’s Electric Authority was hit by what officials are calling a “severe cyber attack.” Conflicting reports argue the agency was hit by ransomware.
Researchers believe a single group, Scarlet Mimic, is responsible for a series of attacks over the years to spy on Tibetan and Uyghur activists.
Asacub, once thought just to be spyware, appears to have completed its transition into mobile banking malware, a researcher at Kaspersky Lab claims.
Attackers behind the Dridex Trojan have narrowed their sights on banks based in the United Kingdom frequented by high-value business accounts, researchers claim.
Mitigating fraud has long been an uphill battle for the online advertising world and numbers released Tuesday indicate it’s been a pricey one.