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Banking Trojans
Kaspersky researchers reveal QakBot, a powerful banking Trojan
“QakBot is unlikely to stop its activity anytime soon. This malware continuously receives updates and the threat actors behind it keep adding new capabilities and updating its modules."
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Malware
Adware, fake apps and banking trojans targeting Android devices
Adware continues to be the most significant threat on Android phones and tablets.
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Malware
Banking malware grows 50% while cryptominers decline – Check Point
The report’s findings are based on data drawn from Check Point’s between January and June 2019, highlighting the key tactics cyber-criminals are using to attack businesses.
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Email Security
DanaBot banking Trojan: How to protect your organisation
DanaBot is a Trojan written in the Delphi programming language that includes banking site web injections and stealer functions.
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Ransomware
2018’s worst malware revealed in report
Webroot has highlighted the top cyberattacks of 2018 in its latest Nastiest Malware list, which showcases the malware and attack payloads that have been most detrimental to organisations.
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Malware
Use of banking trojans up 50%, cryptomining still dominant malware – report
Check Point’s latest Global Threat Index reveals that Trojan malware families enter Top 10 Most Wanted Ranking; Cryptomining remains top of the list.
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Websites
Compromised websites spreading Chtonic banking trojan
Affected websites that use outdated versions of WordPress, Joomla and Squarespace content management systems may be compromised.
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IBM
New Panda Banker campaign targets Japan's financial institutions
Popular banking malware Panda Banker, also known as PandaBot and Zeus Panda is reportedly targeting Japan’s financial institutions for the first time.
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Ransomware
From Dridex to Friedex: Malware creators dabble in ransomware
The creators of the Dridex banking Trojan are also responsible for FriedEx (also known as BitPaymer), a ransomware that was discovered in mid-2017.
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Malware
Ursnif banking Trojan loves New Zealand and Australia as its targets
The Ursnif Banking Trojan seems to love Australia and New Zealand, based on findings that show its ‘disproportionate prevalence' in the two countries.
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Cybersecurity
2017’s threat landscape report shows ransomware epidemic
Cyberthreats have changed significantly in 2017 - Bitdefender's annual report shows one in six spam emails now contain some form of ransomware.
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Cybersecurity
Number of malicious emails soars 85% from previous quarter
Proofpoint has released the findings from its massive Quarterly Threat Report – some of which are astonishing.