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Google Play
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...
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Banking Trojan, banking malware
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...
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Anti malware Protection
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...
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Stuxnet malware
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,...
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Smoke Loader Malware just got heavier with PROPagate Injection
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...
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Google Images Plagued by Malwares
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...
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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...
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Bank Frauds detection and prevention
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...
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PGA Americas Held Ransom for Bitcoins - iZOOlogic
Cyber Attackers have taken over the control of computer servers belonging to the PGA of America, demanding a bitcoin ransom from the famed golf association in order to return control to them. Officials were locked out of critical files that relate to the PGA Championship and the upcoming Ryder Cup in France. While trying to...
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The US Military Just Publicly Dumped Russian Government Malware Online
Joint effort In an effort to improve information sharing Cybersecurity professional Russian is now the recipient of this so called “enemies files” from US CYBERCOM. This may have been ironic as enemy usually dump files, this time Russia began publicly freeing unclassified samples of adversaries’ malware it has found out. As per Joseph R. Holstead, acting director...
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