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TrickBot malware ramps up attacks against ANZ financial firms
Attackers behind the TrickBot Trojan have been taking their tactics to the next level, researchers from IBM X-Force have uncovered.
01 May 17
Young cybercriminals ‘more motivated by peer respect than financial gain’
An increasing number of young cybercriminals are motivated by a sense of notoriety and popularity with their peers rather than financial gain.
27 Apr 17
Two years lurking: Palo Alto Networks reports little-known RAT Trojan
The malware lures users into enabling macros to see the supposed leads and customer lists. The lists are fake.
24 Apr 17
'Flashlight' Trojan targets Australian banking apps, takes pictures of victims
Android users are being warned about a fake flashlight app on Google Play that is targeting Australian banking apps.
24 Apr 17
Unit 42 researchers suspect Ewind adware Trojan is 100% Russian
The Android Ewind family has just become a little bigger, after Unit 42 researchers discovered multiple new samples of the family.
18 Apr 17
Dridex banking trojan targets Australian organisations
Proofpoint has detected a massive spike in Dridex banking trojans that are targeting Australian organisations.
11 Apr 17
Fake eWAY invoice contains malicious macro attachments
MailGuard has detected a new email malware scam that masquerades as an Australian online payments company.
10 Apr 17
Released Android malware source code used to run a banking botnet
The new Android banking malware ESET recently discovered on Google Play was spotted in the wild again, targeting more banks.
27 Feb 17
Dangerous Android Trojan masquerades as Flash Player update
A new Android Trojan has been lurking under a fake app that tries to mimic a Flash Player update, ESET discovered this week.
22 Feb 17
New ScanPOS Point-of-Sale malware heavily targets hospitality sector
Proofpoint researchers have discovered a Point-of-Sale malware that is targeting organisations worldwide, including those in Australia.
22 Nov 16
Australian organisations popular targets for newly discovered trojan
Symantec says these attacks are extremely focused on companies operating in the banking, securities, trading, and payroll sectors.
18 Oct 16
Unit 42 discovers Komplex trojan targeting OS X systems
The Sofacy Group is still coming up with new trojans, with Unit 42 researchers reporting that an OS X trojan called 'Komplex' is now on the scene.
27 Sep 16
Trend Micro shows that Linux systems not so bulletproof against trojans
Trend Micro says it's not all smooth sailing for Linux users, as its open-source based operating system is increasingly vulnerable to cyber attacks.
15 Sep 16
Android 6's security features prove no match for Gugi banking trojan
Android 6's security features are proving no match for the Gugi banking trojan, which has been able to slip past the platform's blocking mechanisms.
07 Sep 16
ESET discovers new Android botnet controlled by Twitter
"We can expect that the bad guys will try to make use of Facebook statuses or deploy LinkedIn and other social networks."
29 Aug 16
Video of Hillary making ISIS deal: It's not real, says security expert
“As with most major events, the US election serves as valuable bait for malicious spam activity."
22 Aug 16
Nemucod is back and serving an ad-clicking backdoor instead of ransomware
The trojan downloader Nemucod is back with a new campaign. This time, it has changed the payload served to its victims – it's not ransomware.
15 Aug 16
Attack delivers '9002' trojan through google drive
Unit 42 recently observed a 9002 Trojan delivered using a combination of shortened links and a shared file hosted on Google Drive.
29 Jul 16
Have you met Delilah? The first Insider Threat Trojan
Criminal recruitment of insiders is becoming an industry now with the release of a new Trojan called “Delilah”.
15 Jul 16
10,000 Facebook users attacked by malware trojan last month
Kaspersky Lab recently reported its discovery of a malware attack that affected approximately 10,000 Facebook users between June 24th to June 27th.
05 Jul 16
New Sofacy attacks against US government agency
Recently, Unit 42 identified a spear phishing e-mail from the Sofacy group that targeted the United States government - here is a rundown.
15 Jun 16
New Android Trojan “Xbot” phishes credit cards and bank accounts, encrypts devices for ransom
We recently discovered 22 Android apps that belong to a new Trojan family we’re calling “Xbot”, which is already capable of many malicious behaviours.
23 Feb 16