A relatively new ransomware that infected Scottish hospitals last summer appears to be created by the same developers who are responsible for the dreaded Dridex banking trojan.
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
Despite going quiet for most of 2016, Dridex appears to have spent that time working on itself, making a number of improvement and targeting crypto-currency wallets
A mysterious Good Samaritan has replaced the code on certain parts of the villanous Dridex botnet with Avira Anti-virus installers.
Researchers at Invincea report that banking trojans delivered by weaponised Office documents were the top attack vector for the month of October.
Sitting in the F-Secure Labs in Helsinki, Sean Sullivan, security researcher at F-Secure warned that the "future is extortion" as cyber-criminals target small-to-medium size enterprises for high returns.
Combined might of FBI, Europol and NCA not enough to prevent malware re-emerging. Time to take a more proactive approach to intelligence, says Lord Jonathan Evans.
EC3, NCA, FBI and a range of other bodies have targeted the Dridex banking malware, including using a sinkhole operation to sever communications between infected botnets and their controlling cyber-criminals.
The Vawtrak bug back and meaner than ever, say Proofpoint researchers
CERT UK helped warn a large number of intended victims in UK-based banks, government agencies and other corporates being targeted with the Dridex Trojan.