Posts Tagged ‘Zeus’

“M & M Kitchen Appliances – INV211457″ Malicious Spam that spread Zbot

Malwarebytes recently reported a new spamming campaign. the malicious email is using an invoice template for Kitchen Appliance company. Today most users relay on online payment for purchasing any product including kitchen appliances this makes similar spams to be a good trick to promote viruses. On this case attackers pretend to attach an invoice and [...]

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Spoofed NatWest Email spreading Banking Trojan

New spoofed email message for NatWest Bank have been spotted by security researchers. the email contains a link that download a malicious file on Dropbox a free cloud file storage service. This shows another way how cybercriminal are using innovating technologies to promote their malwares. Looking at the message it is similar to what customer [...]

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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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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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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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Microsoft Take Down Zeus Banking Trojan Servers

Microsoft are working with Financial Services Industry Leaders to track ZeuS command and control servers that are located all over the cyber space, ZeuS is a malware that are stealing sensitive banking credentials, this step is very important as it may cleans the cyberspace from certain malwares. Microsoft have already made a previous operation for [...]

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Spambots are here to stay, so learn from it

By Michelle Drolet The headline reads, “FBI warns of new malware targeting bank accounts.”  The headline could just as well say, “More new victims born from opening emails.”   From the simple act of opening an email and clicking on an attachment, the victim’s username and password to their bank accounts are stolen by a process [...]

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