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Evolving exploit builder ThreadKit used for RAT & banking trojan campaigns

Researchers from Proofpoint last week revealed a new exploit builder kit that has been used by the sophisticated Cobalt Gang cyber-criminal group.

BlackTDS offering lets cyber-criminals buy drive-by attacks as a service

Since December 2017, dark web markets have been displaying advertisements for a new "Traffic Distribution System" called BlackTDS that performs malicious drive-by attacks as a service to paying cyber-criminals.

Zeus Panda targeting holiday shoppers

With just a few more shopping days available before Christmas, cyber-criminals are taking advantage of online shoppers' frenzied buying habits by injecting the Zeus Panda banking trojan into a wide range of retail and travel sites.