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Stolen DMA Locker variant exploits Remote Desktop

Malwarebytes researchers spot a stolen version of the DMA Locker ransomware exploiting users via weakly protected Remote Desktop.

U.S. Postal Service-themed spam delivers three banking trojans

Malwarebytes researchers spotted an uptick in United States Postal Service (USPS) themed malspam delivering one of three banking trojans.

Wordpress hard pressed by malicious javascript and trojans

Researchers spotted a backdoor trojan that uses torrents as a delivery medium and uses distributed brute force attacks.

Skimmer adware spent two months in Google Play

Checkpoint researchers spotted a malware, dubbed Skimmer, in the Google Play store which uses a unique and innovative tactics evade detection.

Video: Cerber, Locky, Kovter top malware families in 2016: Malwarebytes

Cybersecurity concerns hit the big time in 2016.

Clickjacking campaign avoids click fraud, abuses Google AdSense

Malwarebytes researchers spotted a clickjacking campaign abusing Google AdSense and avoiding ad fraud bots.

On the Gatak: Trojan gang lures victims with fake software keys

The old adage that crime does not pay is not only applicable those cybercriminals who are caught, but also to many of the victims of the Gatak Trojan who download it while attempting to gain access to pirated software.