Friday, November 17, 2017
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Qakbot-Emotet-Trojans

Qakbot and Emotet Banking Trojans are Information Stealers

Microsoft warns that two strains of banking Trojan have appeared which can silently infect computers, steal login details and empty user accounts.The threats are called Qakbot and Emotet and they are...
GIBON-ransomware

GIBON Ransomware Distributed via Malspam

The ProofPoint researcher Matthew Mesa found a new strain of ransomware called GIBON, which is distributed via malspam.The spam messages use a malicious document as attachment containing macros that when enabled,...
LokiBot-malware

LokiBot Mutates from Banking Trojan into Ransomware

The LokiBot TrojanBanking trojans show users a fake screen which simulates the mobile banking interface. Once the victims enter their login credentials, the malware sends the data to hackers, allowing them...
Windows-exploit-guard

Windows 10 Exploit Guard Prevents Emerging Threats

Microsoft announced that the Windows Defender Exploit Guard which is part of the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is capable of preventing emerging threats.A few months ago, Microsoft reported that Windows...
MBR-ONI-Ransomware

Hackers Use MBR-ONI Ransomware as Targeted Wiper

ONI ransomware was found in Japan, earlier this year. According to security researchers, the threat is a sub-species of the GlobeImposter ransomware which, "When it infects it, it encrypts the file,...
sage-ransomware

Sage Ransomware Escalates Privileges and Evades Analysis

The Fortinet security experts warned that the Sage ransomware has escalated its privileges and added anti-analysis capabilities.Although the threat was highly active at the beginning of this year, it hasn’t shown...
Bad-Rabbit-ransom

Bad Rabbit Encrypted Files Can Be Recovered Without Paying Ransom

Kaspersky researchers reported that some users could recover Bad Rabbit encrypted files without paying the ransom.After infecting a device, the Bad Rabbit ransomware searches for certain file types and encrypts them....
Bad-Rabbit-NSA

NSA Exploit Distributes Bad Rabbit Ransomware

Security experts reported that contrary to their initial reports, the Bad Rabbit ransomware leverages an exploit which is linked to the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA).Identically to the malicious NotPetya wiper,...
LokiBot-Banking-Trojan

LokiBot Banking Trojan Turns Into Ransomware While Being Removed

The SfyLabs security researchers have found that the Android banking Trojan called LokiBot, is capable of turning into a piece of ransomware while users are trying to remove it.The LokiBot ransomware...
Bad-Rabbit-Ransomware

Bad Rabbit Ransomware is Spreading Out Fast

Security researchers reported that they have found a brand new strain of malware called Bad Rabbit. The new ransomware is spreading very fast in Russia and Ukraine mostly.The malware experts suggest...