Archive for the ‘Malwares’ Category

CTB-Locker (Critroni) on the rise and using TOR

Attackers are implementing new strategies to exploit new vulnerabilities and increase their bot network.  Critroni is a new malicious program that have been sold in the underground forum. this kind of malware uses Tor network for the command and control servers to hide their presence and mask the source of attackers. Critroni can be purchased [...]

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Cybercriminals create a network sniffing malware to reach bank customers

Online banking have made all systems connected and allowed users to easily purchase their product without any issue. while this is an advantage there are still some disadvantages for such solution with human vulnerabilities. In the last few years cyber criminals are focusing on these system by creating spoofed emails and phishing websites to compromise [...]

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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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Threatglass service to uncover the web threat landscape

Threatglass by Barracuda is a new platform that is created by security researchers to automatically analyze million of websites in the cyberspace. the framework will monitor the malicious activity and include charts and information that will help to detect and alert of new malicious codes hosted on websites. Any user will  have the opportunity to [...]

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Dendroid a Spy Tool with Advanced Features

Security researchers reported a new malicious application that is targeting smartphone devices and called Dendroid. the malware is a remote access toolkit that allows attacker to have a full access on compromised system. Android.Dendoroid application is distributed in the underground market for only 300$. According to Symantec the rootkit include several advanced features such as: [...]

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WhatsApp Desktop Version is a Banking Trojan

TrendMicro security researchers are alerting for another malicious campaign that is targeting whatsApp users. Email message claim to provide a desktop version for windows and Mac for the mobile application WhatsApp. The message includes a url link to download the claimed application. Screenshot for the email scam by TrendMicro (click to enlarge) Any user that [...]

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Ransomware locks up Computers in Europe

Moneypack malware ransomware variants have been observed by Trendmicro security researchers. The malware encrypt files and asks victim to pay online for having their files recovered. The attack is targeting users in Turkey and Hungary. Cybercriminals spread their malwares by sending an email prompts to download an executable file the file is a Trojan that [...]

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