Archive for the ‘Malwares’ Category

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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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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