Posts Tagged ‘Malicious Attack’

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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MS Office files used to spread malwares

New malware have been observed by TrendMicro that is targeting Microsoft office files. The virus is using windows PowerShell script which is allowed on many environments by system administrator to customize OS configuration. The malware is named CRIGENT and it integrates itself with word or excel document. When the victim opens the malicious file it [...]

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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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Yahoo Serves Malicious Ads

Thousands of users were victims to a new malware attack according to Fox-IT Security Company that is based in Netherlands. The malware infects any user that is browsing a website contain Yahoo advertising banner. The first investigation revealed that the cause of the infection is ads.yahoo.com which include frames and downloaded content from: blistartoncom.org (192.133.137.59), [...]

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Facebook Scam Claims Paul Walker “Shocking Video”

Social network websites are full with scams; there is a new circulating message that is using Paul Walker death the famous for his role as Brian O’Conner in the Fast & Furious. Scammers are claiming to have the real video of the fatal accident. While this is attractive as many fans are looking to see [...]

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Image Hosted on Web Server Serving Malware

Security researchers at TrenMicro have identified a new type of malware that update their configuration in a very interesting way. This means that compromised machines are configured to download JPEG files that contain encrypted configuration files/binaries without victim’s knowledge. The image is hosted on web server located in Asia-Pacific region and contains three types of [...]

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Beware of the Disassembled Malware Emails

Security software company Symantec is alerting of a new malware that is using a disassembled malicious file to evade antimalware protection. Cybercriminals have created a hidden .dat files attached to the email with a shortcut used to reassemble the malware. When the victim click on the shortcut the computer will start by assembling the .dat [...]

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