Archive for the ‘Cybercrime & Hacking’ Category

Malware compromise online payment 2 factor authentication process

New malicious attack have been observed by TrendMicro and targeting Swiss bank customers, Attackers are able to use a sophisticated malware that intercept SMS tokens and change domain name configuration to redirect victims to non legitimate website. This to allow cyber criminal have a full control on victims bank account. The attack start by infecting [...]

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Compromised banner on Nico Nico Spreading Fake Flash Player

Popup and advertising banner is one of the way that cyber criminals use to promote their malwares. some of the similar incident were found in the past include popular website such as yahoo, New york Time where attacker managed to compromise an advertising banner and post a link lead to their malware. Symantec security researchers [...]

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Spoofed NatWest Email spreading Banking Trojan

New spoofed email message for NatWest Bank have been spotted by security researchers. the email contains a link that download a malicious file on Dropbox a free cloud file storage service. This shows another way how cybercriminal are using innovating technologies to promote their malwares. Looking at the message it is similar to what customer [...]

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EBay Ask Users to Change Their password after a Security Breach

Over this week all media are covering the security breach of eBay accounts, eBay issued a warning of a security incident that may lead to customer sensitive information leakage. eBay already issued a note to all 145 million users recommending them to change their password as soon as possible. While there are no evidence of [...]

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FIFA World Cup 2014 used for spreading malwares

FIFA events generate a lot of attention for all types of activities including cyber crime. many people are now following the World Cup news in Brazil and searching where it is possible to watch the 2014 FIFA World Cup. TrendMicro security researchers spotted a new backdoor that is packed in .rar file called Jsc Sport [...]

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Heartbleed used for Spam message

Heartbleed vulnerability is one of the latest hot topics that are constantly updated on the infosec media. TrendMicro is alerting about a spam message that is usingĀ heartbled with a suspicious link claiming to be a CNN report related to the openssl vulnerability. The message includes the following: Hi I just want to let you know [...]

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Scam Facebook Chat Verification Hijacking users account

Security researchers from Trend Micro are alerting of a new spam messages that are spoofing official Facebook Chat Team notification. The spam message is a fake Facebook Chat verification that asks user to verify and approve their accounts otherwise the account is going to be terminated. This type of spam message may trick user and [...]

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