After being silent for almost two years, cybersecurity researchers made malware check and found out that FIN8 Hacking Group has returned, devising a new method of hacking the hotel-entertainment industry using an updated version of a malware trojan known as ShellTea/PunchBuggy Backdoor.This attack was thought to be the first attack delivered by the FIN8 group...Continue Reading
Mobile phones in today’s generation are still selling like pancakes despite the stiff competition between different mobile phone manufacturers. Needless to say, mobile phones are still part of our daily lives which serves as a multi-functional tool from communication up to almost anything thanks to the applications made for mobile devices. It is well-known that...Continue Reading
On Thursday, analysts from Darktrace (.PDF) said that the present risk scene is loaded with everything from content kiddies and shrewd assaults to cutting edge, state-supported ambushes, and in the last sense, assaults keep on developing. Be that as it may, for each refined assault presently being used, there is the potential for further advancement...Continue Reading
A malware-bound Android application was discovered hanging around on Google Play for very nearly a year. Amid this time, the malignant application was accessible for download by all Google Play clients. The malware was covered up in an application named “Simple Call Recorder”, distributed by the FreshApps Group. At the season of disclosure, the...Continue Reading
Last December we discussed a written article about a hacker getting hacked by a banking Trojan. The banking malware was identified as the Lokibot which was exploited by being used by different cybercriminals. The details are in the previous article https://www.izoologic.com/2018/12/27/hacker-just-got-hacked/ Can you fathom how critical it is when a hacker itself gets hacked? Now...Continue Reading
Security researchers over the globe joined in a venture committed to sharing URLs used in malicious campaigns managed to take down close to 100,000 websites actively engaged in malware distribution. The task called URLhaus was started by abuse.ch, a non-benefit cybersecurity association in Switzerland. The operations began towards the end of March 2018 and recorded...Continue Reading
Iranian systems were as of late allegedly hit by another all the more ground-breaking variation of the notorious Stuxnet malware. The new Stuxnet variation is purportedly more forceful and modern. The malware was first found eight years prior when it focused on Iran’s atomic frameworks. The Stuxnet virus was uncovered some eight years ago,...Continue Reading
A malicious downloader malware called Smoke Loader, which sporadically infected victims since 2011, has gotten active this year with a new method to spread the infection to Windows users. Like most malware, it tricks the victim into downloading a sketchy Microsoft Word document from a spam invoice email with unknown sender, and then prompts the...Continue Reading
Cyber attackers are getting really creative and resourceful when it comes to infecting users and machines with Malwares. It’s as if regular hacking of websites and servers is not enough, these criminals are now targeting legit hosted websites and its images, and using them as a tool to exploit vulnerabilities while remaining undetected. What’s even...Continue Reading
The Lokibot malware is a Banking Trojan designed for information theft. It’s been around since 2015 and has targeted many users for quite some time. The original malware was created by “Carter”, a.k.a. “Lokistov”. It was then sold and distributed on the underground market (dark web) for prices ranging from $80 to as high as...Continue Reading
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