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Trickbot Malware Now Targets US Banks

Researchers with IBM and Flashpoint warn the Trickbot Trojan is growing more potent and now targeting U.S. banks.

US Banks Targeted with Trickbot Trojan

Necurs botnet spreads Trickbot malware to US financial institutions, while new Emotet banking Trojan attacks discovered - signalling increasingly complex attacks on the industry.

Remember that Citadel bank-slurping malware? Its main man was just jailed...

Trojan was used to swipe $500m from victims' accounts Russian programmer Mark Vartanyan has been sentenced to five years in US federal prison for developing and spreading the Citadel malware that stole $500m (£383m) from bank accounts around the world.…

Modified Versions of Nukebot in Wild Since Source Code Leak

Criminals have made use of the leaked source code for the Nukebot banking Trojan, crafting modified versions of the malware to target banks in the U.S. and France.

The NukeBot banking Trojan: from rough drafts to real threats

This spring, the author of the NukeBot banking Trojan published the source code of his creation. Now, three months after the source code was published, we decided to have a look at what has changed in the banking malware landscape.

NemucodAES Ransomware, Kovter Click-Fraud Malware Spreading in Same Campaigns

Researchers have spotted malicious email campaigns using Zip archives to spread NemucodAES ransomware and the Kovter click-fraud Trojan, simultaneously distributing both pieces of malware.

This notorious data-stealing malware has suddenly burst back into life

The Adwind Trojan can conduct espionage on operating systems including Windows, Mac OSX, Linux and Android.

The Magala Trojan Clicker: A Hidden Advertising Threat

Magala falls into the category of Trojan Clickers that imitate a user click on a particular webpage, thus boosting advertisement click counts.
Itrsquo;s worth pointing out that Magala doesnrsquo;t actually affect the user, other than consuming some of the infected computerrsquo;s resources.

The main victims are those paying for the advertising.

Threat Actors Target Chinese Language News Sites

Citizen Lab investigates the targeting of Chinese language news websites in a phishing attack that leveraged the NetWire remote access Trojan.

In ExPetr/Petya’s shadow, FakeCry ransomware wave hits Ukraine

While the world was still shaking under the destructive ExPetr/Petya attack that hit on June 27, another ransomware attack targeting Ukraine at the same time went almost unnoticed.

Schroedinger’s Pet(ya)

Earlier today (June 27th), we received reports about a new wave of ransomware attacks spreading around the world, primarily targeting businesses in Ukraine, Russia and Western Europe. Our investigation is ongoing and our findings are far from final at this time.

Despite rampant public speculation, the following is what we can confirm from our independent analysis.

Neutrino modification for POS-terminals

From time to time authors of effective and long-lived Trojans and viruses create new modifications and forks of them, like any other software authors. One of the brightest examples amongst them is Zeus, which continues to spawn new modifications of itself each year.