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Dark Tequila Banking Malware Uncovered After 5 Years of Activity

Dark Tequila Banking Malware Uncovered After 5 Years of Activity

August 21, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers at Kaspersky Labs have uncovered a new, complex malware campaign that has been targeting customers of several Mexica...
3 Carbanak (FIN7) Hackers Charged With Stealing 15 Million Credit Cards

3 Carbanak (FIN7) Hackers Charged With Stealing 15 Million Credit Cards

August 01, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Three members of one of the world's largest cybercrime organizations that stole over a billion euros from banks across the world ove...
Leader of Hacking Group Who Stole $1 Billion From Banks Arrested In Spain

Leader of Hacking Group Who Stole $1 Billion From Banks Arrested In Spain

March 26, 2018Wang Wei
Spanish Police has arrested the alleged leader of an organised Russian cybercrime gang behind the Carbanak and Cobalt malware attacks, wh...
BankBot Returns On Play Store – A Never Ending Android Malware Story

BankBot Returns On Play Store – A Never Ending Android Malware Story

November 20, 2017Mohit Kumar
Even after so many efforts by Google for making its Play Store away from malware, shady apps somehow managed to fool its anti-malware pro...
Google Begins Removing Play Store Apps Misusing Android Accessibility Services

Google Begins Removing Play Store Apps Misusing Android Accessibility Services

November 14, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Due to rise in malware and adware abusing Android accessibility services, Google has finally decided to take strict steps against the app...
Marcus Hutchins (MalwareTech) Gets $30,000 Bail, But Can't Leave United States

Marcus Hutchins (MalwareTech) Gets $30,000 Bail, But Can't Leave United States

August 04, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Marcus Hutchins, the malware analyst who helped stop global Wannacry menace , has reportedly pleaded not guilty to charges of creating an...
WannaCry Inspires Banking Trojan to Add Self-Spreading Ability

WannaCry Inspires Banking Trojan to Add Self-Spreading Ability

August 02, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Although the wave of WannaCry and Petya ransomware has now been slowed down, money-motivated hackers and cyber criminals have taken les...
Beware! This Microsoft PowerPoint Hack Installs Malware Without Requiring Macros

Beware! This Microsoft PowerPoint Hack Installs Malware Without Requiring Macros

June 07, 2017Mohit Kumar
" Disable macros and always be extra careful when you manually enable it while opening Microsoft Office Word documents. " You...
Cyber Crime Gang Arrested for Infecting Over 1 Million Phones with Banking Trojan

Cyber Crime Gang Arrested for Infecting Over 1 Million Phones with Banking Trojan

May 23, 2017Swati Khandelwal
The Russian Interior Ministry announced on Monday the arrest of 20 individuals from a major cybercriminal gang that had stolen nearly $90...
Android Trojan Targeting Over 420 Banking Apps Worldwide Found On Google Play Store

Android Trojan Targeting Over 420 Banking Apps Worldwide Found On Google Play Store

April 13, 2017Wang Wei
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Dridex Banking Trojan Gains ‘AtomBombing’ Code Injection Ability to Evade Detection

Dridex Banking Trojan Gains ‘AtomBombing’ Code Injection Ability to Evade Detection

March 01, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers have discovered a new variant of Dridex – one of the most nefarious banking Trojans actively targeting financial sec...
Polish Banks Hacked using Malware Planted on their own Government Site

Polish Banks Hacked using Malware Planted on their own Government Site

February 06, 2017Swati Khandelwal
In what considered to be the largest system hack in the country's history and a massive attack on the financial sector, several banks...
Source Code for another Android Banking Malware Leaked

Source Code for another Android Banking Malware Leaked

January 22, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Another bad news for Android users — Source code for another Android banking malware has been leaked online via an underground hacking fo...
Russian Hacker behind 'NeverQuest' Malware, Wanted by FBI, Is Arrested in Spain

Russian Hacker behind 'NeverQuest' Malware, Wanted by FBI, Is Arrested in Spain

January 21, 2017Mohit Kumar
A Russian computer hacker wanted by the FBI on hacking allegations was arrested and jailed in Spain earlier this week, while a decision o...
Billion-Dollar Hacker Gang Now Using Google Services to Control Its Banking Malware

Billion-Dollar Hacker Gang Now Using Google Services to Control Its Banking Malware

January 19, 2017Mohit Kumar
Carbanak – One of the most successful cybercriminal gangs ever that's known for the theft of one billion dollars from over 100 banks ...
Over 300,000 Android Devices Hacked Using Chrome Browser Vulnerability

Over 300,000 Android Devices Hacked Using Chrome Browser Vulnerability

November 08, 2016Wang Wei
A vulnerability in Chrome for Android is actively being exploited in the wild that allows hackers to quietly download banking trojan apps...
Android Banking Trojan Tricks Victims into Submitting Selfie Holding their ID Card

Android Banking Trojan Tricks Victims into Submitting Selfie Holding their ID Card

October 14, 2016Swati Khandelwal
While some payment card companies like Mastercard have switched to selfies as an alternative to passwords when verifying IDs for online p...
Russian Hacker Who Stole From Banks Ordered to Pay $7 Million

Russian Hacker Who Stole From Banks Ordered to Pay $7 Million

May 03, 2016Swati Khandelwal
A Russian man who spent about 3 years behind bars in the United States has been spared further prison time but ordered to pay $7 Million ...
Security Researcher Goes Missing, Who Investigated Bangladesh Bank Hack

Security Researcher Goes Missing, Who Investigated Bangladesh Bank Hack

March 19, 2016Wang Wei
Tanvir Hassan Zoha , a 34-year-old security researcher, who spoke to media on the $81 Million Bangladesh Bank cyber theft , has gone mis...
Here's How Hackers Stole $80 Million from Bangladesh Bank

Here's How Hackers Stole $80 Million from Bangladesh Bank

March 14, 2016Swati Khandelwal
The recent cyber attack on Bangladesh's central bank that let hackers stole over $80 Million from the institutes' Federal Reserv...