Pierluigi Paganini February 16, 2015
New Studies Proving Non Immediate Reaction of Antivirus Tools to Threats

It has been outlined that most antivirus software do not detect all the malware and other threats that they should, leaving room for infection and motivating companies to look deeper for more effective solutions to the problem of online security. The safety of an internet user against a threat of a virus infection is analogous […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 13, 2015
More than 16 million mobile devices are infected worldwide

A recent study published by Alcatel-Lucent’s Motive Security Labs reported that 16 million mobile devices worldwide have been infected by malware. Security experts noticed a significant increase in cyber threats to mobile and residential devices and attacks on communications networks in 2014. A growing number of sophisticated attacks are threatening personal and corporate information representing a serious […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 08, 2015
New DYRE banking malware in the wild

The experts at TrendMicro detected a new variant of the DYRE /Dyreza banking malware with new propagation and evasion techniques. Researchers at Trend Micro have identified a new strain of the Dyre (Dyreza) financial malware  (Dyreza), which is targeting a larger number of banks. The new variant of Dyre implements some sophisticated propagation and evasion techniques. According to Trend Micro this […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 07, 2015
11 percent of mobile banking apps includes harmful code

A recent study published by RiskIQ security firm revealed that more than 11 percent of mobile banking apps includes harmful code. With the rapid spread of mobile banking services has increased significantly the number of cyber crimes targeting users of major financial institutions. According to an interesting research conducted by the company RiskIQ more than 11 […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 07, 2015
Fake WhatsApp for Web offered in the wild

Cybercriminals are offering worldwide a fake WhatsApp for Web in spam campaign with the intent to serve banking malware and run other kinds of scams. Recently WhatsApp launched its web service that could be used by using Google Chrome and allows users to access all the conversations and messages from the mobile device. “Our web client is […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 06, 2015
Fessleak malvertising campaign used to serve ransomware

Invincea has been monitoring the Fessleak campaign in which hackers leveraged Adobe Flash Player exploits and file-less infections to serve ransomware. Security experts from Invincea are investigating on a new Ransomware campaign originated in Russia that presented many interesting characteristics. The researchers discovered that the attacks started by using file-less infections then moved to the […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 05, 2015
Risks related to the use of digital certificates

A recent report published by experts at Kaspersky Lab revealed that the number of abuses for digital certificates is in constant increase. According to a recent report published by Kaspersky Lab the number of untrusted certificates used to sign malicious code is doubled in the last year. The reason is that there is the wrong […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 04, 2015
Operation Pawn Storm hackers use a iOS spyware

By investigating on the cyber espionage campaign dubbed Operation Pawn Storm, experts at TrendLabs discovered a spyware designed for iOS devices. Security experts at TrendLabs have discovered a new espionage iOS app while they were investigating on the cyber espionage campaign dubbed Operation Pawn Storm. In October 2014, security experts at Trend Micro uncovered a cyber […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 04, 2015
Android adware infected more than 15 millions users via Play store

Security experts at Avast have discovered three malicious Android apps that were serving Adware, more than 15 million users infected via Play store. Adware is one of the most insidious threat to the mobile platform, this family of malicious code is used by threat actors to automatically display or downloads advertising material when a user […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 04, 2015
Experts uncovered a massive CTB-Locker ransowmare campaign

Security researchers at the CERT team at SociĂ©tĂ© GĂ©nĂ©rale uncovered a new malware campaign which is spreading the CTB-Locker or Critroni crypto ransomware. Security experts at the CERT team at SociĂ©tĂ© GĂ©nĂ©rale discovered a new malware campaign delivering the CTB-Locker or Critroni crypto ransomware. In the past, the criminals used the popular Angler exploit kit in order […]