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The IP of the Long Gone Conficker Malware Spotted in Website Hijacking Campaign

After researchers from Sucuri Security decided to investigate a set of hacked websites, they discovered a campaign which was leveraging the FreeDNS service to abuse legitimate webpages. What was more surprising,...
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BlackNurse DoS Attacks Can Bring Down Large Servers Using a Single Laptop

BlackNurse is a revolutionary technology in the field of cyber attacks. Hackers only need one laptop and minimal data to perform a DoS (denial of service) attack. The BlackNurse attacks target...
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Microsoft Edge Browser is the Most Effective Protection Against SEM

According to the latest report of NSS Labs, Microsoft Edge is the web browser which blocks the highest percentage of socially engineered malware (SEM) and phishing attacks when compared to Google...
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Dridex Banking Trojan Bans Suspicious Hosts and Adds Crypto-Currency Wallets to its Hit List

Recent samples of the notorious and perilous Dridex banking Trojan revealed that its newer versions will be able to steal cryptocurrency wallets` credentials in the near future. Dridex, aka Cridex or Bugat,...
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Zeus Panda Banking Trojan Joins The 2016 Olympics

With the start of the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games a new version of the Zeus Banking Trojan, called Panda, started targeting financial transactions in Brazil. According to IBM X-Force Research`s...
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The RIG Exploit Kit Is The New Leader On The Malvertising Market

There has been a recent change in the exploit kit (EK) landscape as the RIG EK is slowly but surely moving forward to replace the notorious Neutrino, report multiple sources. The security...
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The HDDCryptor Ransomware Able To Lock Victims` Hard-Drives

A new piece of ransomware, named HDDCryptor (or also Mamba), has been spotted to target not only specific file types and folders but it also locks the entire hard drive's MBR...

Facebook Parse Used For C&C Server by Two Mobile Banking Trojans

Two banking trojans are said to target mobile devices lately. The Android/OpFake and the Android/Marry malware families have stored their C&C servers inside Facebook Parse, the company's BaaS offering. BaaS is a...
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Android Banking Trojans Include Ransomware Features

The Android banking trojans already include ransomware features. Their main purpose is locking the user's device and encrypting his data. Even though the Android banking trojans are really dangerous, very few of...
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The Kelihos Botnet Shifts to Banking Trojans and Ransomware Distribution

The MalwareTech security expert discovered that the Kelihos botnet, also known as Waledac, has started dropping banking Trojans and ransomware instead of its standard “pump-and-dump” spams while adding more and more...