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