Tag: Malware

Silver Sparrow: New Mac Malware Silently Infects Users for Mysterious Purpose

Cybersecurity analysts have detected a sophisticated malware sample that attacks Apple users in the wild. The joint research from Red Canary, Malwarebytes, and VMWare Carbon Black details that approximately 30,000 hosts across 153 countries have been compromised by the new threat dubbed Silver Sparrow. The topmost infection rates were spotted in the United States, Canada, […]

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Oski Info Stealer Empties Crypto Wallets, Extracts Browser Data

Data theft malware continues to get the ride of popularity among financially-motivated hackers. Increased interest boosts the development of new sophisticated strains promoted on the underground market. Obviously, the cheapest and simultaneously functional offerings grab attention first. This is where Oski stealer comes to the spotlight as highly dangerous and relatively low-priced malware. Oski Stealer […]

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New Raindrop Malware Connected to SolarWinds Breach

The in-depth inspection of the SolarWinds breach revealed the fourth piece of malicious software connected to this historical incident. According to the infosec experts, the new threat, dubbed Raindrop, is a Cobalt Strike downloader. It was applied in the post-compromise phase of attack to enhance lateral movement across a selected number of targeted networks. Raindrop […]

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New QRAT Variant Distributed via Trump-themed Spam Campaign

Cyber-criminals constantly take advantage of the “hottest” media topics to lure victims and infect them with malware. This time hackers decided to profit from the increased attention to the last US presidential elections and launched a Donald Trump-themed spam campaign. The final goal of this operation is to distribute the latest QRAT Trojan malware variant, […]

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New Credential Stealer Banking Malware Attacks the US and Canada

The banking sector has always been an attractive target for cyber-criminals. After Zeus and Gozi emerged in 2007, prominent banking Trojans regularly made the headlines by emptying accounts of customers. Recently, security researchers have spotted yet another member of the financial malware family. This time the campaign is aimed at the US and Canadian banking […]

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Detection Content: LokiBot Detector

In today’s post, we want to remind our readers about LokiBot infostealer that provides backdoors to the victim Windows OS and enables fraudsters to steal sensitive data and even bring in place different payloads. LokiBot infostealer comes to the victims via malspam campaigns often masquerading as a trusted sender, containing an attached document luring the […]

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DanaBot targets Europe

Delaware, USA – June 21, 2019 – Another phishing campaign with the upgraded DanaBot trojan is reported to target Poland and Italy. The new DanaBot strain comes with a Blitzkrieg ransomware module that changes the extension of the encrypted files to .non. Initially, the DanaBot malware was observed during the phishing campaign in Australia back […]

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Production of ASCO Stymied by Ransomware

Delaware, USA – June 18, 2019 – One of the leaders of airplane parts manufacturing was informed to have shut down operations at its plants because of a large-scale ransomware attack. Asco Industries who is the leader in the design and manufacture of major functional components for Boeing and Airbus commercial passenger jets, Airbus A400M […]

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Refreshed Mirai Noticed

Delaware, USA – April 10, 2019 – The researchers of Palo Alto Networks Unit 24 published a report informing about a strain of Mirai malware compiled to target Xilinx MicroBlaze, Altera Nios II, Tensilica Xtensa and OpenRISC processors is in the wild. Along with the gained abilities to target new systems like digital signal processors, […]

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Hoya Corp Focalizes Cryptojacking Attempt

Delaware, USA – April 9, 2019 – The largest optical products manufacturer Hoya Corporation suffered a cyber attack that infected more than 100 computers compromising users’ credentials and tried to take root for cryptocurrency mining, The Japan Times informs. The network controlling server was brought down on March 1 and the orders processing and production […]

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