Posts Tagged ‘Zbot’

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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Voice E-mail Spam Leads to Blackhole and Zbot Malware

Security researchers at TrendMicro reported a new spamming campaign that is spreading the Blackhole Exploit Kit. The emails are attaching a zipped file that contains a downloader to install Zbot and take control of victim machines. Cyber criminal are combining the attack with a link that claims to be a voice message in the email [...]

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Fake Medical Lab Emails Lead to ZBOT

A medical laboratory result is the subject for another spamming campaign observed by Trend Micro. The fake email attaches a document file that exploits Microsoft office vulnerability MSCOMCTL.OCX RCE  (CVE-2012-0158). According to Trend Micro the spoofed message includes the following: “Hello, Further to our telephone conversation, please to details attached in response to your medical [...]

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