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Malware
Android banking Trojan stalks Google Play - again
It’s a case of déjà vu for one particular Android banking Trojan, which has popped up on Google Play after being removed from the store this year.
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Malware
EMOTET banking malware returns with a wider scope & vengeance
The EMOTET banking malware has emerged with a wider target scope than ever before, three years after it was originally found.
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Malware
Cobian RAT author crowdsourcing malware botnet distribution
Zscaler has discovered a remote access Trojan (RAT) designed by an author who appears to be crowdsourcing the payload and infection spread.
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Trend Micro
Fileless malware sneaks into Windows machines via USB flash drives
A malicious backdoor called BKDR-ANDROM.ETIN is using fileless malware to infect systems through USB flash drives.
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Palo Alto Networks
HoeflerText remote access Trojan goes after Chrome users
"Users should be aware of this ongoing threat. Be suspicious of popup messages in Google Chrome that state: The “HoeflerText” font wasn’t found."
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Managed security services
NTT Security sets sights on South Africa as part of new EMEA strategy
NTT Security has shuffled its senior management team for EMEA as it refreshes its approach to managed security services in South Africa and Europe.
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Malware
KONNI Remote Access Trojan linked to attacks on North Korean affairs
Cylance have linked the KONNI Remote Access Trojan (RAT) that is targeting North Korean affairs to the DarkHotel threat actors.
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Malware
The Philippines & Indonesia are now hotspots for computer worms
Amongst political turmoil, Indonesia and the Philippines are now one of the world’s major hotspots for malware infection rates.
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Malware
OceanLotus malware proves that MacOS attackers are rapidly honing their craft
Despite its low profile, the OceanLotus backdoor for MacOS has become more advanced and more targeted than ever before.
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Cybersecurity
The need for internet security on your devices
At home or at work, on a mobile device or on a network, Trend Micro covers all aspects of cybersecurity.
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Palo Alto Networks
Kazuar trojan hijacks Microsoft .NET framework to conduct espionage attacks
Researchers have uncovered the ‘Kazuar’ backdoor trojan, which has been detected in espionage campaigns across the globe, Unit 42 reports.
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Malware
TrickBot malware ramps up attacks against ANZ financial firms
Attackers behind the TrickBot Trojan have been taking their tactics to the next level, researchers from IBM X-Force have uncovered.
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DDoS
Young cybercriminals ‘more motivated by peer respect than financial gain’
An increasing number of young cybercriminals are motivated by a sense of notoriety and popularity with their peers rather than financial gain.
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Malware
Two years lurking: Palo Alto Networks reports little-known RAT Trojan
The malware lures users into enabling macros to see the supposed leads and customer lists. The lists are fake.
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Malware
'Flashlight' Trojan targets Australian banking apps, takes pictures of victims
Android users are being warned about a fake flashlight app on Google Play that is targeting Australian banking apps.
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Android
Unit 42 researchers suspect Ewind adware Trojan is 100% Russian
The Android Ewind family has just become a little bigger, after Unit 42 researchers discovered multiple new samples of the family.
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Email
Dridex banking trojan targets Australian organisations
Proofpoint has detected a massive spike in Dridex banking trojans that are targeting Australian organisations.
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Malware
Fake eWAY invoice contains malicious macro attachments
MailGuard has detected a new email malware scam that masquerades as an Australian online payments company.
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Malware
Released Android malware source code used to run a banking botnet
The new Android banking malware ESET recently discovered on Google Play was spotted in the wild again, targeting more banks.
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Malware
Dangerous Android Trojan masquerades as Flash Player update
A new Android Trojan has been lurking under a fake app that tries to mimic a Flash Player update, ESET discovered this week.
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Malware
New ScanPOS Point-of-Sale malware heavily targets hospitality sector
Proofpoint researchers have discovered a Point-of-Sale malware that is targeting organisations worldwide, including those in Australia.
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Symantec
Australian organisations popular targets for newly discovered trojan
Symantec says these attacks are extremely focused on companies operating in the banking, securities, trading, and payroll sectors.
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Cybersecurity
Unit 42 discovers Komplex trojan targeting OS X systems
The Sofacy Group is still coming up with new trojans, with Unit 42 researchers reporting that an OS X trojan called 'Komplex' is now on the scene.
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Ransomware
Trend Micro shows that Linux systems not so bulletproof against trojans
Trend Micro says it's not all smooth sailing for Linux users, as its open source based operating system is increasingly vulnerable to cyber attacks.