Attackers have been compromising popular online role-playing games from Aeria Games on unofficial websites, in order to infect players with a malware downloader called Joao, researchers from ESET have reported.
ESET, provider of anti-virus solutions, has signed on with InQuira, maker of software apps for web self-help and enterprise knowledge management. ESET will integrate InQuira's Multilingual Dictionary platform to bolster customer service for its users. The implementation comes as ESET is consolidating its international sites.
Carbon, a second-stage backdoor used in campaigns executed by the Turla group, continues to be actively updated regularly, according to ESET, which recently observed new variations in the malware's processes, file names and mutexes.
Researchers this year discovered a pair of malicious campaigns that attempted to distribute the recently discovered Amavaldo banking trojan to Brazilians and Mexicans, respectively. Amavaldo is one of 10 malware families that researchers at ESET’s lab in Prague are claiming to have discovered since 2017, when they first launched an in-depth investigation into Latin American…