Trojan News, Articles and Updates

Cybercriminals take the day off to watch the World Cup

There is no doubt the World Cup has a negative impact on business productivity, but it may come as a surprise to find cybercriminals are no different and take the day off when their nation's squad is playing.

Ammyy Admin site found pushing banking malware, uses World Cup as cover

Cybercriminals managed to again compromise the Ammyy Admin website, this time on June 13 and 14 they managed to have it serve malware in addition to the site's legitimate free remote administration tool.

2.3 million cryptocurrency wallet addresses being scanned by new clipboard hijacker

That number is about four times what Bleeping Computer normally sees being tracked by this type of malware.

Threat actors behind Necurs rolling out new abilities on a monthly basis

Even after six years in the wild, the team behind the Necurs is finding new uses for its malware botnet.

FBI, DHS report details new North Korean trojan

Some of the positive vibes taken away from President Trump's recent meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un may be tempered following a joint DHS-FBI report detailing a new trojan dubbed Typeframe being used by the Hermit Kingdom.

MysteryBot Android trojan aims at banking apps

Security researchers have discovered a new type of malware that combines three-legged threat with a banking trojan, keylogger, and mobile ransomware in one package.

Rubella Macro Builder cybercrimeware kit receives lower price, new capabilities

Russian hackers have taken a shine to a new cybercrimeware kit called Rubella Macro Builder that is being touted as fast, cheap and capable of beating a basic antivirus defensive system.

Dofoil trojan spotted and stopped after 400,000 instances recorded

Microsoft said it discovered and stopped a large attack that attempted to use variants of the Dofoil, or Smoke Loader, trojan to spread a cryptocurrency miner.

Zeus Panda targeting holiday shoppers

With just a few more shopping days available before Christmas, cybercriminals are taking advantage of online shoppers' frenzied buying habits by injecting the Zeus Panda banking trojan into a wide range of retail and travel sites, along with spreading the malware through malspam.

Fake Gunbot Bitcoin tool spreads Orcus RAT via spam

A remote access trojan is targeting Bitcoin investors using spam emails claiming to advertise a new Bitcoin trading bot.

Cryptoshuffler trojan diverting bitcoin payments to criminal's pockets

Cryptocurrency mining may be all the rage right now, but some malicious actors are finding it easier to use a specialized trojan that simply steals the money right out of a digital wallet.

Elmedia unknowingly distributed OSX/Proton malware

A trojanized version of Elmedia Player software was seen being distributed via Elmedia's own official site in the late hours of Oct 20, 2017.

Check Point: Locky second most wanted malware for October

Locky ransomware made an unexpected jump into second place on Check Point's Most Wanted Malware of the month list, but was unable to unseat Roughted malverstising software for the top spot.