Archive for the ‘Malwares’ Category

Gameover Largest Banking Trojan in 2013

Security researchers at Dell SecureWorks Counter Threat Unit (CTU) have published a report analyzing banking botnets in 2013. Charts on the report show that the most active banking malware over this year is called Gameover a modified version of the famous Trojan Zeus. 38% of all malicious activity in the cyberspace is related to Gameover. [...]

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Key generators for several program spreads malware

Fake AV Trojans of family TROJ_GATAK are increasing according to TrendMicro. The malware is masking as key generators for a wildly used programs. Fake antiviruses are programs that simulate an antimalware in order to obtain a compensation for detecting nonexistent threat on victim computer. The program will create notifications alerting user about viruses and it [...]

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BANLOAD Trojan tweaked to target Banking customers

Malwares are taking different forms for execution and security measures can fail to prevent the attack. BANLOAD is a malware that targets online banking customers of Banco do Brasil. According to TrendMicro the malware is bypassing all security measures and especially GbPlugin a special program that is added and helps to prevent malicious code from [...]

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Microsoft removes vulnerable Tor to protect customers

Microsoft has removed Tor vulnerable program to protect computers from future infections. Everything is done for the benefit of customer computers to make them clean and safe. Vulnerable Tor software installed Sefnit malware. It uses Tor to communicate with the C&C server and botnet nodes. The number of affected computers is not known while according [...]

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ZeroAccess web fraud botnet takedown affects TDSS

Microsoft started with law enforcement agencies to take down ZeroAccess botnet one of the very active crimeware at the end of last year and that is hardly to remove without damaging the operating system. This malware can be used to install any type of malicious code including FakeAV or DNS changer. Security researchers estimated the [...]

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PrisonLocker Another file-locking Malware

PrisonLocker / PowerLocker, are new variant of malwares detected that infected about 250,000 computers in the US and Western Europe from September to December 2013. The malicious code is similar to CryptoLocker which encrypts documents on the hard drive. This type of attack allows malware writer’s to make money by locking victim’s computer and encrypt [...]

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Top Malware Threats of 2013

On a daily bases security researchers are discovering and reversing more sophisticated malwares. Over 2013 there were new malwares that were created and aims to steal users information or control remote systems. some of them are using old techniques but with a slight update that makes the attack more effective against the security measures implemented. [...]

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