Posts Tagged ‘Botnet’

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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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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Malware attack poses as airline ticketing scam

Holidays are coming and on this occasion Trendmicro is alerting of an increase in spams that are using airline information. Delta Airlines, British Airways, US Airways, and American Airlines information are spoofed by cybercriminal to trick more victim’s especially that this period people are traveling for visiting their families and friends. The spam message include [...]

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Fake Email Gift Card Spreading Malwares

Webroot observed a new malicious spam campaign that is targeting windows user. The phishing email is tricking user about receiving legitimate ‘Gift Card’ worth $200 but what is interesting that cybercriminals this time are not only attaching the malware but also including link to the malicious page, this to make sure that victim may not [...]

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More than 1 Million Victims Used By Rmnet.12 Botnet

After Flashback operation where Doctor Web security software lab reported a 600 thousands infected Apple mac, new press release have been issued to another zombie network which contain more than one million hosts. Win32.Rmnet.12 is the malware used in this attack and it targets windows based operating system to install backdoor and further stealing sensitive [...]

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550 000 Apple Mac Infected with the FlashBack Malware

Yesterday apple released an urgent update for the critical vulnerability in java component, this bug have been widely exploited on internet to spread BackDoor.Flashback malware that are targeting Mac operating system. Today Dr.web a security software company posted very interesting states that shows number of infected hosts in the cyberspace. What is important is that [...]

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