Posts Tagged ‘Malware’

Fake Evernote Extension found in Google chrome store

Security researchers at Malwarebytes are alerting of a new evernote fake application that infect users and install trojan on the operating system. the plugin will add a web extension on Google chrome , Torch, and Comodo Dragon browsers. usually any user can search for extensions in the chrome store and he will find the application [...]

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“Suspicious sign in prevented” Spam That Links to Malware

New spoofed email has been spotted over this week by TrendMicro that claims to be sourced from Gmail and alert users about a suspicious activity been detected on their email accounts. The email claims a login to gmail account from an unrecognized device with the time of login and source to be from Chicago and [...]

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“Payroll Received by Intuit” A spam that brings Cryptowall to Your System

New spamming message have been spotted by Dynamo’s Blog that attach Cryptowall malware. the virus is a Trojan horse that infect windows operating system and uses RSA2048 encryption to encrypt victims data. this to prevent users from opening their files and provide cyber criminal a control on infected system. If the victim will not make an [...]

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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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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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‘This Content Might Require Java Update 13.6′ Is a Masked Malware Attack

Java update is one of the technique that is used by cyber-criminal to promote their malwares. over this week onlinethreatalerts posted a new article that cover an online advertisement urging users to update their Java application to display certain content. by clicking on the banner victim will be redirected to a malicious website hosting fake [...]

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Malicious Facebook scam claims Tracy Morgan’s Death

Social media including Facebook are often used by scammers to promote their fake applications or malware. the problem with those type of attack that the malicious link will be shared with victim friends and allows to further circulation. over this week a new case was spotted by Malwarebytes for a hoax claiming a video for [...]

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