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2017’s threat landscape report shows ransomware epidemic
Thu, 30th Nov 2017
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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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Number of malicious emails soars 85% from previous quarter
Fri, 27th Oct 2017
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Proofpoint has released the findings from its massive Quarterly Threat Report – some of which are astonishing.
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Faceliker Trojan leads the malware race in Q2
Mon, 2nd Oct 2017
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"By making apps or news articles appear more popular, accepted and legitimate, unknown actors can covertly influence the way we perceive value."
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Android banking Trojan stalks Google Play - again
Wed, 27th Sep 2017
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It’s a case of déjà vu for one particular Android banking Trojan, which has popped up on Google Play after being removed from the store this year.
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EMOTET banking malware returns with a wider scope & vengeance
Tue, 12th Sep 2017
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The EMOTET banking malware has emerged with a wider target scope than ever before, three years after it was originally found.
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Cobian RAT author crowdsourcing malware botnet distribution
Thu, 7th Sep 2017
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Zscaler has discovered a remote access Trojan (RAT) designed by an author who appears to be crowdsourcing the payload and infection spread.
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Fileless malware sneaks into Windows machines via USB flash drives
Tue, 5th Sep 2017
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A malicious backdoor called BKDR-ANDROM.ETIN is using fileless malware to infect systems through USB flash drives.
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HoeflerText remote access Trojan goes after Chrome users
Mon, 4th Sep 2017
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"Users should be aware of this ongoing threat. Be suspicious of popup messages in Google Chrome that state: The “HoeflerText” font wasn’t found."
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NTT Security sets sights on South Africa as part of new EMEA strategy
Mon, 14th Aug 2017
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NTT Security has shuffled its senior management team for EMEA as it refreshes its approach to managed security services in South Africa and Europe.
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KONNI Remote Access Trojan linked to attacks on North Korean affairs
Thu, 10th Aug 2017
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Cylance have linked the KONNI Remote Access Trojan (RAT) that is targeting North Korean affairs to the DarkHotel threat actors.
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The Philippines & Indonesia are now hotspots for computer worms
Tue, 25th Jul 2017
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Amongst political turmoil, Indonesia and the Philippines are now one of the world’s major hotspots for malware infection rates.
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OceanLotus malware proves that MacOS attackers are rapidly honing their craft
Tue, 4th Jul 2017
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Despite its low profile, the OceanLotus backdoor for MacOS has become more advanced and more targeted than ever before.
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The need for internet security on your devices
Mon, 29th May 2017
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At home or at work, on a mobile device or on a network, Trend Micro covers all aspects of cybersecurity.
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Kazuar trojan hijacks Microsoft .NET framework to conduct espionage attacks
Mon, 8th May 2017
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Researchers have uncovered the ‘Kazuar’ backdoor trojan, which has been detected in espionage campaigns across the globe, Unit 42 reports.
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TrickBot malware ramps up attacks against ANZ financial firms
Mon, 1st May 2017
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Attackers behind the TrickBot Trojan have been taking their tactics to the next level, researchers from IBM X-Force have uncovered.
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Young cybercriminals ‘more motivated by peer respect than financial gain’
Thu, 27th Apr 2017
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An increasing number of young cybercriminals are motivated by a sense of notoriety and popularity with their peers rather than financial gain.
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Two years lurking: Palo Alto Networks reports little-known RAT Trojan
Mon, 24th Apr 2017
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The malware lures users into enabling macros to see the supposed leads and customer lists. The lists are fake.
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'Flashlight' Trojan targets Australian banking apps, takes pictures of victims
Mon, 24th Apr 2017
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Android users are being warned about a fake flashlight app on Google Play that is targeting Australian banking apps.
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Unit 42 researchers suspect Ewind adware Trojan is 100% Russian
Tue, 18th Apr 2017
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network management
The Android Ewind family has just become a little bigger, after Unit 42 researchers discovered multiple new samples of the family.
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Dridex banking trojan targets Australian organisations
Tue, 11th Apr 2017
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Proofpoint has detected a massive spike in Dridex banking trojans that are targeting Australian organisations.
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Fake eWAY invoice contains malicious macro attachments
Mon, 10th Apr 2017
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MailGuard has detected a new email malware scam that masquerades as an Australian online payments company.
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Released Android malware source code used to run a banking botnet
Mon, 27th Feb 2017
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The new Android banking malware ESET recently discovered on Google Play was spotted in the wild again, targeting more banks.
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Dangerous Android Trojan masquerades as Flash Player update
Wed, 22nd Feb 2017
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A new Android Trojan has been lurking under a fake app that tries to mimic a Flash Player update, ESET discovered this week.
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New ScanPOS Point-of-Sale malware heavily targets hospitality sector
Tue, 22nd Nov 2016
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Proofpoint researchers have discovered a Point-of-Sale malware that is targeting organisations worldwide, including those in Australia.
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