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Kaspersky researchers reveal QakBot, a powerful banking Trojan
Mon, 6th Sep 2021
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QakBot banking Trojan attacks have increased by 65% in 2021, affecting over 17,000 users worldwide, according to Kaspersky research.
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Adware, fake apps and banking trojans targeting Android devices
Fri, 18th Jun 2021
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Adware poses the biggest threat to Android devices, accounting for 45% of mobile threats in 2021, says research from Avast.
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Banking malware grows 50% while cryptominers decline – Check Point
Thu, 1st Aug 2019
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Check Point warns: No digital realm safe from soaring cyber-attacks in 2019.
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DanaBot banking Trojan: How to protect your organisation
Wed, 5th Dec 2018
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DanaBot is a Trojan written in the Delphi programming language that includes banking site web injections and stealer functions.
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2018’s worst malware revealed in report
Fri, 2nd Nov 2018
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Webroot has highlighted the top cyberattacks of 2018 in its latest Nastiest Malware list, which showcases the malware and attack payloads that have been most detrimental to organisations.
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Use of banking trojans up 50%, cryptomining still dominant malware – report
Tue, 10th Jul 2018
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Check Point’s latest Global Threat Index reveals that Trojan malware families enter Top 10 Most Wanted Ranking; Cryptomining remains top of the list.
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Compromised websites spreading Chtonic banking trojan
Thu, 12th Apr 2018
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Affected websites that use outdated versions of WordPress, Joomla and Squarespace content management systems may be compromised.
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New Panda Banker campaign targets Japan's financial institutions
Wed, 4th Apr 2018
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Popular banking malware Panda Banker, also known as PandaBot and Zeus Panda is reportedly targeting Japan’s financial institutions for the first time.
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From Dridex to Friedex: Malware creators dabble in ransomware
Wed, 31st Jan 2018
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The creators of the Dridex banking Trojan are also responsible for FriedEx (also known as BitPaymer), a ransomware that was discovered in mid-2017.
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Ursnif banking Trojan loves New Zealand and Australia as its targets
Wed, 24th Jan 2018
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banking trojans
The Ursnif Banking Trojan seems to love Australia and New Zealand, based on findings that show its ‘disproportionate prevalence' in the two countries.
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2017’s threat landscape report shows ransomware epidemic
Thu, 30th Nov 2017
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Cyberthreats have changed significantly in 2017 - Bitdefender's annual report shows one in six spam emails now contain some form of ransomware.
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Number of malicious emails soars 85% from previous quarter
Fri, 27th Oct 2017
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Proofpoint has released the findings from its massive Quarterly Threat Report – some of which are astonishing.