Escobar malware steals Google Authenticator MFA codes
The 'Escobar' banking trojan is available for 2,750 euros a month on the dark web. Cybercriminals are professionalizing with revenue models, marketing and infrastructure.
One or more cybercriminals distribute the 'Escobar' banking trojan under the guise of legitimate Android apps. On March 3, se... Read more
New Android malware EventBot steals data from financial apps
Researchers have discovered a new form of Android malware that steals user data from financial applications. Security researchers at Cybereason discovered the new malware in March and named it 'EventBot'.
EventBot is described as an information stealer, and a trojan focused on mobile banking. Th... Read more
‘Substantial increase in cyber attacks on businesses in 2019’
Businesses are facing a significant increase in cyber attacks. Security company Kaspersky published a new report with the findings.
Of the 770,000 Kaspersky users affected by banking Trojans, the business world accounted for 35 percent. The number of users affected rose by ten percent compared t... Read more
‘Banking trojan attacks sharply increased in 2018’.
Kaspersky Lab warns of the rise of banking trojans, or bankers. According to the Russian security company, the spread of this malware has increased considerably over the past year. According to the company, a total of almost 900,000 took place in 2018, with fifteen percent more than a year earlier. ... Read more
Trojan Emotet spotted in the wild again, with new techniques
The Emotet Trojan, who worked as a thorn in the heel of financial institutions, is back. This time with new techniques and a sharp increase in the number of attacks. Menlo Security researchers report that Emotet attacks have increased significantly since mid-January and that the malware is infecting... Read more
Malware Trickbot now also uses Excel file to steal login codes
Trickbot, the malware that had previously conventionally gone after bank details, now uses a Microsoft Excel file to capture user login codes. The new module is called pwgrab32 and tries to steal autofill data, browsing history and usernames and passwords from browsers and various other apps via a M... Read more