Posts Tagged ‘Trend Micro’

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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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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Network Security vs. Endpoint Security: Which Matters More?

_Cyber attacks affect 556 million victims per year, which amounts to 1.5 million victims per day and 18 victims per second. When funds are illegally stolen from a business or personal bank account, they’re only recoverable 22 percent of the time. As of 2013, the average global cost of cyber crime is over $100 billion [...]

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Google Code repository Hosting Trojans

New malware have been discovered by Trendmicro that is hosted on Google Code website. This is a very popular web resource that aims to host open source projects developed by the community. The malware is a java Trojan that downloads banker malware and the project called “flashplayerwindows”. The malware comes to steal sensitive information including [...]

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Trendmicro Alerts of a digitally signed malware

New malware has been reported by Trendmicro that are using an expired Opera code signing certificate. The malware is detected as TSPY_FAREIT.ACU and it is able to steal sensitive information from FTP clients including usernames, passwords, and server names. The spyware not only grab information from FTP application but it also collects internet web browsers [...]

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TrendMicro Warn of WORM_PIZZER.A

New malicious program has been reported by TrendMicro that is called WORM_PIZZER.A which uses WINRAR command line to create a copy of itself in archived files. here the technique used allow the malware to be zipped and take any file format  .ZIP, .RAR and .RAR FX files obviously with other legitimate data. password-protected archive are not [...]

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TrendMicro Alert of BKDR_KULUOZ Attachment

On a daily bases we are finding new ways that are used by malicious users to spread their malwares. TrendMicro issued a new blog entry for another malicious campaign that is promoting BKDR_KULUOZ.PFG a well-known backdoor that was firstly seen back in April 2012. Attackers are using spamming message with the FedEX template to trick user [...]

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