Trojan

TrickBot banking Trojan linked to the team behind Dyre

TrickBot banking Trojan linked to the team behind Dyre

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The threat actors behind the notorious Dyre banking Trojan may be back in action, this time supporting the new TrickBot Trojan.

Dridex wielding duo sent down by NCA

Dridex wielding duo sent down by NCA

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A pair of Moldovan nationals have been given a combined sentence of over a decade for laundering the ill-gotten gains of the Dridex trojan

Source code of Mirai DDoS Trojan released online

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Over the weekend, the source code of the Trojan which used huge numbers of IoT devices to form a botnet and attack the websites of security blogger Brian Krebs and European web hosting company OVH, with a DDoS attack was released online.

Linux.Mirai Trojan causing mayhem with DDoS attacks

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A Trojan named Linux.Mirai has been found to be carrying out DDoS attacks.

Android. Lockerscreen using pseudo-random passcodes

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The Android.Lockerscreen ransomware is now using pseudorandom numbers and other tactics to prevent victims from unlocking devices without paying.

Crysis ransomware now attacking businesses in Australia and New Zealand

Crysis ransomware now attacking businesses in Australia and New Zealand

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Australian and New Zealand businesses are being hit with a ransomware campaign.

Quant Loader Trojan downloader spotted in the wild

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Forcepoint has come across a new Trojan downloader called Quant Loader that has been spotted distributing Locky Zepto crypto-ransomware and Pony malware.

Pokémon Go scammers turn to social media and imitation apps

Pokémon Go scammers turn to social media and imitation apps

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The popularity of Pokémon Go is continuing to attract scammers looking to exploit users in search of a leg up in the game.

What's behind backdoor #3? Mac version of Mokes malware follows Linux, Windows variants

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Kaspersky Lab today released an analysis of a newly discovered version of Mokes - a malicious, cross-platform backdoor with spying functionality - this one targeting Apple's OS X operating system.

Brazilians targeted in free Olympic ticket giveaway phishing scam

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The 2016 Olympics may be winding down, but cyber-criminals are not slacking off in their efforts to use the sporting event as a way to lure victims.

Trojan affecting TeamViewer comes knocking on European and US doors

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Another backdoor Trojan, BackDoor.TeamViewerENT.1, has been detected installing legitimate TeamViewer components on infected machines to spy on users.

Ammyy Admin site delivers drive-by-download attacks

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Kaspersky Lab researchers spotted the Ammyy Admin being used as a dropper trajan to install the Lurk trojan and other malware.

New banking malware stops customers from cancelling payment cards

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Symantec has spotted a new banking malware that stops a victim from cancelling a compromised payment card by blocking calls from the infected device to the bank's customer service department.

Hummer trojan infects Androids, could yield creators £375K daily

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A new Trojan, dubbed Hummer, that's infecting Android phones, is yielding its creators more than $500,000 per day, researchers at Cheetah Mobile Security Research Lab revealed in a blog post.

Retefe banking Trojan now targeting UK banking customers

Retefe banking Trojan now targeting UK banking customers

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Avast Security is reporting that the Retefe banking Trojan is now targeting UK banking customers by redirecting them to fake banking websites.

Russian banker trojan 'Lurk' flies under radar, picked up by researchers

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Kaspersky Lab researchers spotted a unique Russian banker trojan, dubbed "Lurk" targeting various industries.

Virus and Trojan attacks target 1,000+ Androids daily in the UK

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More than 1,000 Android phones are under cyber-attack in the UK each day.

Knock Knock! Unique new backdoor Trojan infecting computers

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Backdoors normally implement remote control tool TeamViewer in order to get unauthorised access to an infected computer. However, a newly-discovered Trojan, BackDoor.TeamViewer.49, uses the tool for less obvious reasons.

New version of Skimer ATM malware comes back after several year absence

New version of Skimer ATM malware comes back after several year absence

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Trojan allows hackers to make cash withdrawals from ATMs using "magic" cards and also skim card data from users without the need for external hardware.

'Wizz' kids: Talos researchers pinpoint French firm as source of spyware-adware threat

'Wizz' kids: Talos researchers pinpoint French firm as source of spyware-adware threat

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A supposedly legitimate French software firm, Tuto4PC, has actually infected an estimated 12 million PC users with a generic Trojan disguised as downloadable utilities programmes, according to an analysis from Cisco's Talos research division.

Petya ransomware leverages Dropbox and overwrites hard drives

Petya ransomware leverages Dropbox and overwrites hard drives

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Trend Micro researchers spotted a new ransomware variant dubbed Petya that is delivered to victims who believe they are linking to a resume stored on a cloud storage site like Dropbox, but instead are hit with malware that locks up their computer.

Steam Stealer malware steamrollering gamers to steal credentials

Steam Stealer malware steamrollering gamers to steal credentials

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A new security report from Kaspersky Lab is shedding light on Steam Stealer, a growing family of malware that hackers are using to steal credentials for Valve Corporation's Steam online gaming platform.

Triada trojan on Android devices "complex as Windows malware"

Triada trojan on Android devices "complex as Windows malware"

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Nearly two-thirds of Android phones and tablets susceptible to attacks by the complex Triada Trojan

Russian bank employees received fake job offers in targeted email attack

Russian bank employees received fake job offers in targeted email attack

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Symantec has revealed how six employees at a Russian bank got infected with a Trojan through a phishing attack.

Skype targeted by T9000 backdoor trojan

Skype targeted by T9000 backdoor trojan

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Palo Alto Networks researchers have spotted a new, more complex backdoor trojan that is targeting Skype users and which can identify and evade the security software found on the victim's computer.

Remtasu trojan latest tactic: posing as malicious Facebook app

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The Windows-based trojan Remtasu has switched tactics, disguising itself as a malicious application for accessing people's Facebook account credentials.

Researchers spot trojan targeting dozens of Google Play games

Researchers spot trojan targeting dozens of Google Play games

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Researchers at Dr. Web spotted the Android.Xiny.19.origin trojan incorporated into more than 60 games in the Google Play Store.

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