Criminals used a remote access trojan with keylogging capabilities rather than traditional point-of-sale malware.
F-secure has linked the use of a Remote Access Trojan, to a recent ruling in the Philippines vs. China territorial dispute.
Kaspersky researchers have spotted the Lurk banking Trojan lurking around as legitimate pieces of software on Ammyy.com
Security researchers find malicious versions of Pokemon GO app, while the firm behind new gaming frenzy Pokémon GO, Niantic, apologises for privacy mishaps.
Arbor Networks has discovered a new remote access trojan targeting the government of Myanmar as well as NGOs inside the country, believed to be driven by "east Asian actors".
Five men were arrested by Kripos, Norway's national criminal justice investigation service, for using and selling malware, in particular a remote access trojan (RAT).
Users of the remote access trojan, DroidJack, have been raided by police in six countries as part of international investigation into Android spyware.
Hackers have launched phishing attacks on organisations using legitimate automated management tools, according to Cisco.
Anti-virus vendor ESET says that a new Android 'backdoor' Remote Access Trojan (RAT), Krysanec, has been masquerading as free and paid-for applications on third-party app stores.
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.