Emotet revisited: pervasive threat still a danger to businesses

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2019 15:00:00 +0000

Emotet is often mentioned as one of the most annoying, effective, and costly present-day malware infections. We discuss the reasons why and the proper way to remove it.

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Ransomware displaced by cryptojacking as the most trending cyberthreat but it is not dead yet

Credit to Author: Sushmita Kalashikar| Date: Wed, 09 Jan 2019 10:23:23 +0000

For those of you who have experienced the worst of Ransomware attacks in the form of WannaCry and Petya and believe that the worst is over; you never know what may await you on the other side of this New Year. While the recent threat analysis reports by Quick Heal…

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Beware! Your website might be delivering Emotet malware

Credit to Author: Bajrang Mane| Date: Sat, 29 Dec 2018 08:28:45 +0000

In 2018, we saw a surge in Emotet activity. Emotet started as a banking trojan but this blog will shed light on how it has also become a “threat distributor”. We will also discuss server-side and client-side activity and how it spreads. Its self-propagation makes it all the more challenging…

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The complete story of EMOTET: Most prominent Malware of 2018

Credit to Author: Bajrang Mane| Date: Sat, 29 Dec 2018 08:28:45 +0000

In 2018, we saw a surge in Emotet activity. Emotet started as a banking trojan but this blog will shed light on how it has also become a “threat distributor”. We will also discuss server-side and client-side activity and how it spreads. Its self-propagation makes it all the more challenging…

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TrickBot takes over as top business threat

Credit to Author: Wendy Zamora| Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 15:00:37 +0000

There’s a newer, more sophisticated banking Trojan in town attempting to penetrate business networks and giving Emotet a run for its money. And its name is TrickBot. Learn how this threat is giving organizations a run for their money.

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This festive season secure your mobile payments

Credit to Author: Sushmita Kalashikar| Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2018 13:40:00 +0000

Festivities in India have begun and it’s time for a joyride of celebrations, merriment, lots of tantalising food and exchange of gifts. Talking of food and gifts, the festive season is also a time for ecommerce sites to spring into action, by offering tempting discounts and sales to lure people…

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A week in security (September 10 – 16)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2018 15:56:14 +0000

A roundup of the security news from September 10–16, including omnichannel fraud, ways to get back at scammers, the security of 2FA, and partnerstrokas.

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Android malware that combines a Banking Trojan, Keylogger, and Ransomware in one package

Credit to Author: Gajanan Khond| Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2018 14:12:09 +0000

This malware has all basic functionalities of the Android banker along with additional features like call forwarding, sound recording, keylogging and ransomware activities. It has the ability to launch user’s browser with URL received from the C&C server. It repeatedly opens the accessibility setting page until the user switches ON the ‘AccessibilityService’. The…

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Alert! Quick Heal detects banking Trojan malware seeking financial data using popular social media and banking apps

Credit to Author: Rajiv Singha| Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2018 07:27:25 +0000

Quick Heal Security Labs has detected two banking Trojan malware designed to steal financial data by using popular social and banking apps. Reading this post will help you understand how this malware works and how can you protect yourself against it. What is a banking Trojan? Banking Trojans (also known…

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IcedID – a new sophisticated banking Trojan: a technical analysis by Quick Heal Security Labs

Credit to Author: Bajrang Mane| Date: Wed, 29 Nov 2017 13:23:03 +0000

IcedID is a new player in the banking Trojan family. It has a modular architecture and capable of stealing banking credentials of the user by performing a man-in-the-middle attack (MITM). IcedID sets up a local proxy and redirects all Internet traffic through it. Additionally, it can download and execute components…

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Technical Analysis of ‘IcedID’: a new sophisticated banking Trojan – an analysis by Quick Heal Security Labs

Credit to Author: Bajrang Mane| Date: Wed, 29 Nov 2017 13:23:03 +0000

IcedID is a new player in the banking Trojan family. It has a modular architecture and capable of stealing banking credentials of the user by performing a man-in-the-middle attack (MITM). IcedID sets up a local proxy and redirects all Internet traffic through it. Additionally, it can download and execute components…

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