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Mac Malware Targets Crypto-Community Forums
OSX.Dummy: Mac Malware Targets Crypto-Community Forums Attackers posing as admins are asking users from crypto-community channel forums of Slack and Discord to infect themselves with malware through the use of simple, and rather dumb, social engineering tactics. Mac researchers agreed naming the malware OSX.Dummy, for a reason. The following command was shared to unknowing crypto...
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Malvertisement: The Covert Advert
  Malvertising Sounds like a mouthful, I know. But it’s a word-blend (postmanteau) between Malware and Advertising. To put it simply, the use of online advertisement to spread Malware. Malvertising is what occurs when online advertising is used to spread malwares. Malvertising is what ensues when attackers purchase ad spaces in famous or legitimate websites...
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Windows Malware Mylobot
High-level Windows Malware, Mylobot, Deploys Deadly Botnet Tactics A new Windows malware is adding systems into a botnet. It takes absolute control of its victims and also deliver additional malicious payloads. As far as the investigation goes, whoever’s the author of Mylobot malware campaign has to be a sophisticated and certainly capable hacker. To understand...
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Recent research shows, with the widespread use of Apple devices, Mac-specific malware and viruses are now widespread. Apple Macs were once thought to be safer than Windows. Hackers found it more worthwhile to target Windows based operating systems with malware and viruses. A recent study conducted by a veritable IT security firm reported Mac-specific malware...
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Anti Phishing
Watch out for browser extensions this time Previously we have been talking about mobile apps mostly on the Android environment that are being used to hijack malware into some legitimate looking apps in order to deploy different scripts to steal as much data to extort money either by combining phishing attack strategies or directly snoop...
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Android Phishing App Catelites
Recently there has been a new Android malware which runs rampant that targets your bank credentials straight right off your fingertips. This is not a new case where phishing apps pretend to be a legitimate banking app just to steal your credentials. However, this time it keeps evolving and gets more deceitful. Adaptive Nature The...
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Cybersecurity and Attack Mitigation (Phishing) We can all agree that prevention is better than cure in any situation whether it be critical or not. After all who wants to deal with a problem just because there were no precautions done? Especially in today’s cyberspace, digital crimes do happen left and right. Sometimes the victims do...
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Cybercriminals have a large range of tools and resources to launch phishing and malware attacks against online platforms. The dark web provides fertile grounds for criminals to opening discuss methodologies and trade new malware variants, types and processes. From well-established banking malware, such as Dyre, ZeuS and Kronos, to more recently discovered malware, such as...
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Ransomware | iZOOlogic
Ransomware is one of the greatest emerging cybercrime challenges. Ransomware is the largest malware taxonomy and most phishing emails in 2016 contain ransomware. The tactic of ransomware is to hold the victim to extortion by encrypting the victim’s documents, files or disks until the person pays a ransom fee via bitcoin or voucher. The main...
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Top 4 Malware – Financial Trojans – Zeus, Carberp, Citadel and SpyEye
Let us introduce the Top 4 Malware – Financial Trojans – Zeus, Carberp, Citadel and SpyEye. Later in this series of articles we will look into each malware (financial Trojan) in greater detail but allow us to make the formal introductions. Carberp Carberp was originally introduced as a typical financial Trojan. It was designed to...
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