In this week's In Case You Missed It (ICYMI): GCHQ advises on passwords; Jihadi cabinet attack 'avoidable'; CERT UK aids Dridex targets; Data jurisdiction dispute; Multi-vendor ATM malware
Seven-year malware operation likely to be Russian-state sponsored according to F-Secure
The modular CoreBot Trojan login credential stealer has started morphing and now it has turned into a fully fledged bank robber instead.
IBM advises businesses to block access to Tor and other anonymous networks.
In the year following Gameover Zeus takedown efforts, Dyre has steadily emerged as the financial trojan of choice among cyber-criminals.
German chancellor Angela Merkel inadvertently helped spread Trojan malware in the German Parliament (Bundestag), which is now facing a new wave of cyber-attacks. But there remain more questions than answers when it comes to the full scope of the compromise, and the people behind it.
A Trojanised version of the popular UK-developed PuTTY web admin tool, which can steal highly sensitive data, has been discovered by Symantec.
New research by security vendor AVG has revealed that a variant of the well-known Vawtrak banking Trojan is using some unusual methods to hide what it is doing in an attempt to evade detection.
Banking Trojan 'Vawtrak' has been spotted in the wild, and it's 'much improved' compared to a year ago.
A huge spam campaign has been installing the Dyreza banking Trojan on tens of thousands of UK computers, specifically targeting those with accounts at major banks.
'Not us' says N Korea over targeted Sony hack Trojan using Korean language, Korean computers and similarities to previous attack on S Korea.
School pupils are among 15 EU citizens suspected of using Trojans for crimes such as DDoS attacks and extortion.
UK and European companies in industries including automotive, finance, energy and telecoms are being attacked by new Trojan malware called 'Carbon Grabber' that steals online banking password and other credentials.
African cyber-criminals have expanded far beyond the simple '419' Nigerian scams they are notorious for, and are now using sophisticated botnets, RATs and targeted attack techniques, according to Trend Micro.
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German security research firm G Data is warning of a newly discovered RAT called IcoScript that hides behind popular email services like Yahoo Mail, giving corporate security teams another attack 'vector' to worry about.
The much-rumoured banking Trojan 'Kronos' has appeared in the wild and is stealing money unbeknown to the French bank account holders that it targets.
What constitutes winning in the fight against malware, and what's the value of a takedown ask commentators in the wake of Gameover Zeus' bounceback.
NatWest customers targeted by Gameover Zeus Trojan variant.
Online bank thieves who stole £400,000 earlier this year are believed to have been hit by police action against the Gameover Trojan gang.
Despite the takedown of Gameover Zeus last month, security researchers say that a small group of cyber-criminals are using the Trojan, with a tweaked version of the Citadel botnet, to steal banking credentials.
Underlining the growing threat of mobile malware, security researchers revealed this week that powerful Russian cybercrime gangs are using the iBanking Android Trojan which is described as commercial quality and "one of the most expensive pieces of malware seen on the underground market".
A new report from Dell SecureWorks' Counter Threat Unit (CTU) research team breaks down the biggest banking botnets from last year, and reveals that 900 financial institutions from around the globe have been targeted.
"Phishing attacks will continue to rise until it becomes more expensive for these cybercriminals to operate."
Researchers at Malwarebytes say that spammers are targeting Amazon account holders with emails carrying two different types of Trojan malware.
A new distributed-denial-of-service (DDoS) bot called 'Trojan Ferret' has been discovered.
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