Tag: Trojan

Symantec Uncovers New Plot To Attack SWIFT Network With Odinaff Trojan

Many people will recall the attacks conducted against the SWIFT payment network earlier this year. Even though SWIFT itself was never breached during these attacks, connected banks proved to be a security risk. Symantec has uncovered a plot by a second group of hackers looking to target the payment network. By using the Odinaff Trojan, the Carbanak cybercrime group may become a significant concern. Hackers Continue To Target The Financial …
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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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GozNym Banking Trojan Increases Global Reach

Banking Trojans are nothing new under the sun these days. Internet criminals are going after the world’s most vulnerable financial systems, in the hope of getting a big payday. GozNym, a new banking Trojan, is targeting German users specifically. This is a change of pace, as the malware targeted Poland not too long ago. GozNym banking Trojan Aims To Wreak Havoc In Germany Over the past few weeks, the GozNym …
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Year-long Malvertising Campaign Finally Comes To An End

Malvertising is quickly becoming a new trend among hackers and other internet criminals A new attack was recently discovered by security experts, even though the campaign had been running for over a year. With several million hits per day, this was one of the most successful malvertising actions to date.Various types of malware, including ransomware, were spread to unsuspecting users during this time. Another Malvertising Campaign Runs Rampant For Over …
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