Google Play app turned out to steal binance login details and banking apps
Google is of course doing its utmost to prevent malware from being given a chance in the Play Store. But there are some loopholes in the net, as it turns out again today. A new malware app has been found that steals sensitive data from unsuspecting users.
Security researcher Lukas Stefanko yesterday... Read more
Crew GandCrab-ransomware misses at least $1 million thanks to Bitdefender tool
Bitdefender believes that the criminal group behind the GandCrab-ransomware has lost an estimated $1 million in ransom money. This was after Bitdefender released a free tool for ransomware victims to unlock their devices again.
According to the antivirus maker, at least 1,700 GandCrab victims were a... Read more
New GPlayed Trojan attacks customers of Russian state bank
A new member of the GPlayed Trojan has been discovered. The malware is designed to attack customers of a Russian state-owned bank. Cisco Talos researchers discovered the malware.
The researchers revealed earlier this month GPlayed, an "extremely powerful" trojan that pretends to be a Google service ... Read more
U.S. government network infected with malware after employee visited 9,000 porn sites
A government employee has been blamed for infecting the computer network of the American Geological Survey with malware. This is because the employee is said to have visited no less than 9,000 porn sites via his USGS laptop. Part of it was hosted in Russia.
The employee not only visited numerous por... Read more
“Potentially life-threatening Triton malware made on behalf of the Russian government.
Security researchers report that a research institute affiliated with Russia is behind malware that could have major consequences. The malware in question was found in a Saudi Arabian power plant in the course of 2017 and appeared to be specifically targeted at critical infrastructure.
That's what F... Read more
Kaspersky discovers NSA malware DarkPulsar on multiple devices
Kaspersky Lab reports today that it has discovered computers infected with DarkPulsar. This is malware that is rumoured to have been developed by the American National Security Agency (NSA). Networks in Egypt, Iran and Russia would have to deal with the malware.
That's what researchers at Kaspersky ... Read more
Free malware maker Gazorp offers AZORult attacks
Gazorp, a free malware-maker found on the dark web, lets cyber criminals make their own AZORult attacks. AZORult is a trojan that collects data from a system. It searches for stored passwords, files and login details of the computer itself.
The malware-maker was discovered by Check Point Research o... Read more
Add-ons from popular media player Kodi are infected with malware
ESET states that its analysts have discovered that add-ons for the open-source media player Kodi are infected with malware and are targeted at Windows and Linux users. This is apparent from a report that has yet to be published.
ZDNet states that today on the basis of notification from the firm. At ... Read more
WordPress phishing campaign steals with fake database upgrade login details
Researchers from Sucuri have come across a new phishing campaign that focuses on WordPress sites. This involves sending fake messages about database upgrades in order to eventually cause major problems for website owners and operators.
The attack campaign distinguishes itself from previous phishing ... Read more
“The Netherlands is significantly more affected by malware than Belgium.
The Netherlands is more affected by malware than Belgium, according to G DATA on the basis of a half-yearly analysis. It's supposed to be 30 percent. On the other hand, approximately 35 percent more potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) have been observed in Belgium than in the Netherlands. These are... Read more