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Trojan stories - Page 3

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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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smartphones
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firewall
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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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email
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proofpoint
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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malware
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cybersecurity
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keylogging
Beware of the latest email scam—fraudulent eWAY invoices carry dangerous macros, as unveiled by MailGuard.
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Released Android malware source code used to run a banking botnet
Mon, 27th Feb 2017
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malware
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smartphones
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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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malware
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smartphones
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technology gifts
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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cybersecurity
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trojan
Proofpoint researchers have discovered a Point-of-Sale malware that is targeting organisations worldwide, including those in Australia.
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Australian organisations popular targets for newly discovered trojan
Tue, 18th Oct 2016
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payroll systems
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symantec
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Symantec says these attacks are extremely focused on companies operating in the banking, securities, trading, and payroll sectors.
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Unit 42 discovers Komplex trojan targeting OS X systems
Tue, 27th Sep 2016
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firewall
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network management
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network security
The Sofacy Group is still coming up with new trojans, with Unit 42 researchers reporting that an OS X trojan called 'Komplex' is now on the scene.
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Trend Micro shows that Linux systems not so bulletproof against trojans
Thu, 15th Sep 2016
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malware
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ddos
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ransomware
Trend Micro says it's not all smooth sailing for Linux users, as its open source based operating system is increasingly vulnerable to cyber attacks.
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Android 6's security features prove no match for Gugi banking trojan
Wed, 7th Sep 2016
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smartphones
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technology gifts
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cios
Android 6's security features are proving no match for the Gugi banking trojan, which has been able to slip past the platform's blocking mechanisms.
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ESET discovers new Android botnet controlled by Twitter
Mon, 29th Aug 2016
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ESET uncovers a pioneering Twitter-based Android botnet, signalling a new front in cyber warfare tactics.
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Video of Hillary making ISIS deal: It's not real, says security expert
Mon, 22nd Aug 2016
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Symantec warns of non-existent video of Hillary Clinton exchanging money with ISIS used as bait in spam emails.
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Nemucod is back and serving an ad-clicking backdoor instead of ransomware
Mon, 15th Aug 2016
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cios
The trojan downloader Nemucod is back with a new campaign. This time, it has changed the payload served to its victims – it's not ransomware.
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Attack delivers '9002' trojan through google drive
Fri, 29th Jul 2016
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cybersecurity
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cios
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Unit 42 recently observed a 9002 Trojan delivered using a combination of shortened links and a shared file hosted on Google Drive.
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Have you met Delilah? The first Insider Threat Trojan
Fri, 15th Jul 2016
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dark web
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ueba
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cybersecurity
New Trojan, Delilah, recruits insiders through social engineering and extortion, using ransomware techniques. Insider threats set to increase.
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10,000 Facebook users attacked by malware trojan last month
Tue, 5th Jul 2016
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facebook
Kaspersky Lab recently reported its discovery of a malware attack that affected approximately 10,000 Facebook users between June 24th to June 27th.
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New Sofacy attacks against US government agency
Wed, 15th Jun 2016
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firewall
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network management
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network security
Recently, Unit 42 identified a spear phishing e-mail from the Sofacy group that targeted the United States government - here is a rundown.
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New Android Trojan “Xbot” phishes credit cards and bank accounts, encrypts devices for ransom
Tue, 23rd Feb 2016
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cios
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A new Trojan called Xbot is targeting Android users in Russia and Australia, stealing banking credentials and demanding a ransom.
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The Trojan Games: Spyware lets crims see your poker hand
Fri, 18th Sep 2015
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malware
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cybersecurity
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trojan
The odds of you winning your online poker game have just got longer, thanks to a spyware program allowing cybercriminals to see your hand.
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Google attack an inside job?
Wed, 20th Jan 2010
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microsoft
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cloud services
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casb
Google is investigating reports that someone at its China headquarters may have – willingly or unwittingly – assisted in what is believed to have been infiltration of its networks by Chinese officials.
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Unite to secure!
Tue, 1st Dec 2009
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cloud services
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malware
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it infrastructure
No one ever said that managing and protecting every device in an enterprise would be easy.
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Huge increase in rogue anti-malware
Tue, 27th Oct 2009
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banking
In its quarterly report, RSA, the security Division of EMC released its security findings, including the fact that rogue anti-malware programs increased an enormous 585% in the first half of 2009.
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Phishers smarter, more devious
Thu, 1st Oct 2009
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phishing
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email security
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cios
As the Web continues to offer new features and services, and users get more sophisticated, so cybercriminals  devise more innovative ways to trick them.