Thursday, October 19, 2017
Banking-Trojan

Legitimate VMware Binary Distributes Banking Trojan

Security experts from Cisco reported that a banking Trojan spam campaign has been exploiting a legitimate VMware binary to trick security programs into allowing malicious binaries to load.According to the...
Windows-Defender

Illusion Gap Helps Malware to Bypass Windows Defender

Microsoft’s Windows Defender is one of the most important programs in Windows OS, which is used by millions of users all over the world. However, despite the security feature that Windows...
global-ransomware-attacks

Europol Alerts of Global Epidemic Ransomware Attacks

Yesterday, Europol warned that ransomware is now attacking globally. The attacks affect computers worldwide, as well as internet-linked devices such as routers and CCTV cameras turning them into hackers tools."Ransomware attacks...
ZNIU-android-malware

Dirty COW Vulnerability Gets Exploited by Android Malware

Security experts warn that the Linux vulnerability Dirty Cow gets exploited by a newly-found Android malware called ZNIU.The problem is caused by a race condition in the way the Linux kernel’s...
RedBoot-Wiper

RedBoot Ransomware Operates as a Wiper

Security researchers found a new ransomware called RedBoot, which encrypts files on an infected computer, replaces the Master Boot Record (MBR) of the system drive and modifies the partition table.According...
locky-ransomware-variant

HerbaLife Spam Campaign Distributes Locky Ransomware

Security experts alerted of a brand new spam campaign spreading emails with malicious attachments which use Herbalife branded messages.The researchers reported that hackers have sent more than 20 million Herbalife branded...

FedEx Suffers $300 Million Profit Loss Pursuant to NotPetya Malware Attack

FedEx-owned international delivery services company TNT Express was hit by a malware attack back in June. The aftermath from this event is now clear. FedEx announced that the damage inflicted has...

The CCleaner App Compromised Before Launch

The popular CCleaner application was hijacked and compromised to steal information from its users and send it to unknown individuals, announced Piriform, the company that made it. According to experts, the...
ExpensiveWall-malware

Millions of Android Handsets Infected by the ExpensiveWall Malware

Security experts have found a new sms malware called ExpensiveWall. After discovering the infection, Google had to remove 50 malicious applications from its official Play Store.The Check Point researchers found the...
Kedi-RAT

Kedi RAT Transfers Data via Gmail

Sophos security researchers have found a new remote access Trojan (RAT) which can evade security scanners and communicate with its command and control (C&C) server via Gmail.The new RAT is called...