Pierluigi Paganini January 20, 2016
Linux.Ekoms.1 the Linux trojan that takes screenshots

Dr Web discovered a new Malware dubbed Linux.Ekoms.1 designed to target Linux systems and takes screenshots every 30 seconds. Security experts at antivirus company Dr. Web have discovered a new Trojan dubbed Linux.Ekoms.1 designed to target Linux systems. The malware could be used to spy on the victims, it takes screenshots every 30 seconds and saves them […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 11, 2015
New Spy Banker Trojan Telax exploits Google Cloud Servers

Security firm Zscaler discovered a malicious campaign based on a new strain of the Spy Banker banking malware. Security experts at Zscaler discovered a malware-based campaign relying on a new strain of Spy Banker banking malware. Spy Banker is an old threat, it was first detected in 2009, the new variant spreads over social media, […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 05, 2015
Rekoobe a new malware targeting Linux users

Experts at Russian anti-virus firm Dr.Web discovered Rekoobe, a new malware that is targeting Linux systems. Rekoobe is a new malware that is targeting Linux systems, the discovery was made by experts at Russian anti-virus firm Dr.Web. Dr.Web discovered the Rekoobe Trojan in October, then its experts analyzed the threat in the following two months. The Rekoobe Trojan was initially developed […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 19, 2015
New Dyre variant in the wild supports Windows 10 and Microsoft Edge

The developers of the Dyre banking Trojan have released a new version of the malware that includes support for Windows 10 and Microsoft Edge. The security firms Heimdal Security and F5 Networks have uncovered a new version of the Dyre (Dyreza) banking Trojan that includes support for Windows 10 and Microsoft Edge. The new variant of Dyre now also […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 27, 2015
Duuzer, a data stealer Trojan targets South Korean organizations

Researchers at Symantec uncovered bad actors that have been using a backdoor Trojan dubbed Duuzer to target organizations in South Korea and elsewhere. According to Symantec, threat actors have been using a data stealer Trojan dubbed Duuzer to target organizations mainly located in South Korea. The bad actors conducted targeted attacks against organizations in the manufacturing […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 23, 2015
A new variant of Bartalex used to serve Dyre and Pony Trojans

Researchers have spotted a new strain of the Bartalex macro-based malware that is used to drop the Pony loader malware and the popular Dyre banking Trojan. Bartalex is a macro-based malware that was first discovered earlier this year, security researchers have spotted a new strain of this malicious code dropping the Pony loader malware and the popular Dyre banking […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 15, 2015
Cyberattacks on Oil and Gas Firms Launched with no Malware at all

Oil and gas industry targeted by hackers with a genuine looking windows file, not a malware. The attacks are ongoing for about two years. A unique targeted attack being underway for about two consecutive years exploits Windows file functions that look legitimate and a couple of homemade scripts – but not malware – in order […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 16, 2015
Lawyer Finds Hard Drive Sent Over by Police to Be Infected with Trojan for Spying

A lawyer who has been dealing with a whistleblower case has claimed that a hard drive used as evidence and sent by the police has infected with spying Trojan. A lawyer from Arkansas is now representing three police officers from Fort Smith at a case of whistleblowers and has now found himself in the middle […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 19, 2015
IBM X-Force reported a billion data records leaked in 2014

Within the year of 2014, a lot of data was leaked and this leads to grave concerns as to the future of overall online security. Unfortunately, 2014 was one of the worst years and the reason of that was that a lot if viruses and attempts of violation of online privacy. IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 25, 2015
Click-fraud malware drives millions of views to YouTube videos

Scammers are earning advertising revenue by spreading click-fraud malware Tubrosa, which sends compromised computers to their YouTube videos. A new Click-fraud malware campaign aimed at earning money by using the victim’s machine to view YouTube videos and benefits from ads embedded in them. The malicious campaign, discovered by experts at Symantec, has targeted users around the world […]