Tag: cyber-crime

Top 4 Banking Trojans of all Time

Banking Trojans have quickly become a popular tool among online criminals looking to make a quick profit. As the name suggests, these types of malware are solely designed to empty people’s bank accounts and other online payment services. Throughout the years, there have been some prominent types of banking trojans that caused quite a bit of damage along the way. #4 Zbot a.k.a Zeus Zbot is one of the most notorious banking …
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Analysis of New Trojan Reveals That it Might Not be so New

Quant Loader, the Trojan that appeared last month on Russian Underground forums has now been integrated into spam distribution chains that are used to deploy Locky ransomware as well as Pony infostealer. The virus is being sold openly to anyone, and is being advertised as a malware dropper that can be used in the first stage infection, which is a stealthy download of more advanced malware. Reports state that the …
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GovRat 2.0 Malware Released and the Reports are Out

Malware is much like software, in terms of needing updates. A newer version of GovRat has been released recently, GovRat 2.0. GovRat and GovRat 2.0 were made to steal sensitive data from governments. Reports say that the malware attacked corporate computer systems and has become more aggressive than before. Info Armor, who published the findings stated that the malware had a new, one of a kind, sophisticated system that was …
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The New EU Union Commissioner Gets Grilled by MEPs

MEPs tore into the UK’s new European Commissioner the other night, then decided to take up his position. Security Union Commissioner Sir Julian King started the hearing by speaking French, then went on to address the more technical side of border control, encryption and data protection, passenger name records, government surveillance, as well as cybercrime. Members of the European Parliament’s civil liberties committee asked how he would balance being the …
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