GozNym Banking Trojan

GozNym Banking Trojan Version Hits German Banks With a New Attack Method

IBM X-Force reports that a new and upgraded variant of the GozNym banking Trojan is attacking 13 Germany-based financial institutions.When it first came to the malware stage in April this year,...
university ransomware

63% of 58 Interviewed UK Universities Reported Ransomware Attacks

The security company SentinelOne, which has sent Freedom of Information (FOI) request to 71 UK-based universities, reported that 6 out of 10 institutions said they had been hit by a ransomware...
ransomware profit

Wildfire Ransomware Generated its Authors $80,000 For a Month

According to Kaspersky Lab and Intel Security researchers, the criminal gang behind the recently spotted WildFire ransomware managed to gain $80,000 worth of Bitcoins only in the course of a month....
Phony Applications

Phony QuadRooter Apps Offered in Google Play and Third-Party Stores

Even though patches were released for the recently discovered set of vulnerabilities in the Android OS, which put more than 900 million devices at risk, there is still a threat.The...
malware campaign

Latest Gozi Malware Campaigns Avoid Detection and Hit Global Brands

New Gozi malware campaigns, relying on upgraded attack techniques, are targeting multiple financial institutions and services worldwide, alarm researchers from the Buguroo security firm.The Gozi malware was detected for the first...
Ransomware Decryptor

Researchers Created Two Free Decryptors to Fight the WildFire Ransomware

Luckily for all users, the security vendors Kaspersky and Intel McAfee have now published two free decryption tools for files locked by the WildFire ransomware.Both decryptors can be downloaded from...
Banking Trojan

Banking Trojan Leveraging on PowerShell Attacks Brazil

A new banking Trojan has been detected by security researcher from Kaspersky Lab raging out in Brazil.Called Trojan-Proxy.PowerShell.Agent.a, it uses Microsoft PowerShell to change the local proxy settings of a...
Hancitor Downloader

The Hancitor Downloader Adopts a New Dropping Technique

According to researchers, a new version of the Hancitor downloader has abandoned its previous tactics and is currently relying on new obfuscation techniques and dropping strategies.Palo Alto Network experts are now...
Threat Actors

Threat Actors With a New Tactic: Virtual Machines Used to Hide Malicious Actions

Cyber crooks have come up with yet another tactic to try hide their malicious activities, alarms SecureWorks.Cybercriminals are now trying to install and launch a Virtual Machine (VM) so their...
Alma Locker Ransomware

New Alma Locker Ransomware Discovered

The Proofpoint researcher, Darien Huss, has recently discovered a new strain of ransomware which encrypts users` data and then extort them a 1 bitcoin ransom within 5 days.Dubbed Alma Locker,...