Archive for the ‘Cybercrime’ 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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‘This Content Might Require Java Update 13.6′ Is a Masked Malware Attack

Java update is one of the technique that is used by cyber-criminal to promote their malwares. over this week onlinethreatalerts posted a new article that cover an online advertisement urging users to update their Java application to display certain content. by clicking on the banner victim will be redirected to a malicious website hosting fake [...]

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Malicious Facebook scam claims Tracy Morgan’s Death

Social media including Facebook are often used by scammers to promote their fake applications or malware. the problem with those type of attack that the malicious link will be shared with victim friends and allows to further circulation. over this week a new case was spotted by Malwarebytes for a hoax claiming a video for [...]

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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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‘Your files have been damaged’ Fake Email Lead to Canadian Pharmacy Stores

Several spoofed emails were spotted by Malwarebytes security researchers that are targeting cloud based system users. the first is a spam that notify victim that their image have been successfully uploaded to Box cloud servers but they are damaged. this will make the user click on the fake link to check his files. Obviously the [...]

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Fake World Cup 2014 Apps Spreading Malwares

Security researchers at TrendMicro have spotted some fake applications that are used by cybercriminals. These malicious apps themed with the world cup running at the moment in Brazil. The applications are hosted on third party stores and targeting smartphones and tablets. The first case is an application called App Fakery a fake world cup game [...]

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Significant Malware Increase detected by Pandalabs

PandaLabs has published the Q1 report for malware statistics. According to the report there is an increase in the malicious activity over this quarter. In this three months there are more than 15 million of new sample of malwares that are created. Android systems were targeted by new type of malwares that allow cybercriminals to [...]

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