Malware crackdown 10 out of 11 defendants in five countries are accused of using the malware to steal money from more than 41,000 victims, mostly businesses and financial institutions. Five defendants were arrested in Moldova, Bulgaria, Ukraine and Russia. The leader of the criminal network and his technical assistant are being prosecuted in Georgia.The remaining...Continue Reading
A newly found type of Android malware has stolen cryptocurrency and banking data from in excess of 125 different applications. The “Gustuff” Trojan virus is said to pick up its popularity in the cybercriminal underworld given that it’s custom-made explicitly to take banking and crypto assets. Gustuff is accepted to be about a year old...Continue Reading
Hacker groups and online fraudsters are mishandling a component of Magento online shops to test the validity of stolen debit and credit card numbers. The transactions are executed against Magento stores that support the PayPal Payflow Pro integration. The PayPal Payflow Pro integration is a payment option available on Magento shops that enables an online...Continue Reading
Security specialists from ESET unravel banking trojan named DanaBot being dispersed to European nations by means of spam messages. DanaBot is prominent for its multistage disease chain and secluded design. Earlier research from Trustwave, alongside ESET’s new research, recognizes DanaBot as containing a few segments — generally as powerful connection libraries (DLL) — that perform...Continue Reading
Both Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox issued a permanent ban against the browser add-on “Stylish”, after Robert Heaton, a software engineer, accidentally found out that it covertly records browser data and sends them to questionable remote servers. Stylish is an add-on that allows users to personalize any website they visit. From changing color scheme to...Continue Reading
Yet another sensational Phishing operation has been identified, and is targeting users with bogus bill statements from MYOB. MYOB (Mind Your Own Business) is a multinational corporation based in Australia. They provide taxation, accounting and other similar business services software to small and medium businesses. So its primary concentration of targets is of course, in...Continue Reading
A fraudulent app impersonating a phone call recording functionality in the Google Play Store managed to take away thousands of euros from a couple of bank customers in Europe. The malicious app was planted in a QRecorder app, being advertised as an automatic call and voice recording tool. At the time of the analysis, it...Continue Reading
The banking malware was known to have first appeared in 2016. In fact there was an article written about it within our blog: https://www.izoologic.com/2016/07/26/evolving-banking-malware-and-transaction-authentication/ As you can see the malware has evolved once more, but it isn’t new because the malware is customizable to give its evolution. The latest update on the Malware is to...Continue Reading
Cloud Security Services: How Secure Are They? The steady rise on popularity of cloud security services among businesses show no signs of slowing down, and it is only natural at this point to ask this relevant question: which one carries the heavier blame during a security breach? To answer, most cloud security breaches resulted from...Continue Reading
Visiting Google, Apple, Amazon or other legitimate online markets for downloading software content are, at best, safe. But although they are official sources we’ve come to fully accept and familiarize about, these are things which aren’t 100% safe. Take for example, a recent Google Chrome Extension called “Desbloquear Conteúdo” (Portuguese for “Unblock contents”), masquerades as...Continue Reading
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