Archive for the ‘banking malware’ Category

Cerberus: A New Android ‘Banking Malware For Rent’ Emerges

August 13th, 2019
After a few popular Android Trojans like Anubis, Red Alert 2.0, GM bot, and Exobot, quit their malware-as-a-service businesses, a new player has emerged on the Internet with similar capabilities to fill the gap, offering Android bot rental service to the masses. Dubbed "Cerberus," the new remote access Trojan allows remote attackers to take total control over the infected Android devices and

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‘GozNym’ Banking Malware Gang Dismantled by International Law Enforcement

May 16th, 2019
In a joint effort by several law enforcement agencies from 6 different countries, officials have dismantled a major global organized cybercrime network behind GozNym banking malware. GozNym banking malware is responsible for stealing nearly $100 million from over 41,000 victims across the globe, primarily in the United States and Europe, for years. <!-- adsense --> GozNym was created by

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Source Code for CARBANAK Banking Malware Found On VirusTotal

April 23rd, 2019
Security researchers have discovered the full source code of the Carbanak malware—yes, this time it's for real. Carbanak—sometimes referred as FIN7, Anunak or Cobalt—is one of the most full-featured, dangerous malware that belongs to an APT-style cybercriminal group involved in several attacks against banks, financial institutions, hospitals, and restaurants. In July last year, there was a

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Popular Video Editing Software Website Hacked to Spread Banking Trojan

April 11th, 2019
If you have downloaded the VSDC multimedia editing software between late February to late March this year, there are high chances that your computer has been infected with a banking trojan and an information stealer. The official website of the VSDC software — one of the most popular, free video editing and converting app with over 1.3 million monthly visitors — was hacked, unfortunately once

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Beware! This Microsoft PowerPoint Hack Installs Malware Without Requiring Macros

June 7th, 2017

“Disable macros and always be extra careful when you manually enable it while opening Microsoft Office Word documents.”

You might have heard of above-mentioned security warning multiple times on the Internet as hackers usually leverage this decade old macros-based hacking technique to hack computers through specially crafted Microsoft Office files, particularly Word, attached to spam emails.

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Cyber Crime Gang Arrested for Infecting Over 1 Million Phones with Banking Trojan

May 23rd, 2017

The Russian Interior Ministry announced on Monday the arrest of 20 individuals from a major cybercriminal gang that had stolen nearly $900,000 from bank accounts after infecting over one million Android smartphones with a mobile Trojan called “CronBot.”

Russian Interior Ministry representative Rina Wolf said the arrests were part of a joint effort with Russian IT security firm Group-IB that

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Russian Hacker behind ‘NeverQuest’ Malware, Wanted by FBI, Is Arrested in Spain

January 22nd, 2017

A Russian computer hacker wanted by the FBI on hacking allegations was arrested and jailed in Spain earlier this week, while a decision on his extradition to the United States has yet to be made.

The Guardia Civil, Spanish law enforcement agency officers, have detained 32-year-old Stanislav Lisov at Barcelona–El Prat Airport based on an international arrest warrant issued by Interpol at the

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Over 300,000 Android Devices Hacked Using Chrome Browser Vulnerability

November 9th, 2016

A vulnerability in Chrome for Android is actively being exploited in the wild that allows hackers to quietly download banking trojan apps (.apk) onto victim’s’ device without their confirmation.

You might have encountered a pop-up advertisement that appears out of nowhere and surprise you that your mobile device has been infected with a dangerous virus and instructs you to install a security

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Russian Hacker Who Stole From Banks Ordered to Pay $7 Million

May 3rd, 2016

A Russian man who spent about 3 years behind bars in the United States has been spared further prison time but ordered to pay $7 Million to cover damages he caused to banks using a vicious computer virus.

Nikita Vladimirovich Kuzmin was arrested in 2010 and imprisoned in August 2011 for developing a sophisticated computer malware called Gozi and infecting more than 1 million computers

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