Monthly Archives: April 2016

Qbot malware resurfaces with renewed powers ready to steal your banking credentials

Qbot — also known as Qakbot — is a form of malware that’s been around for a number of years, but security researchers at Cisco Talos have noted that it has returned with a vengeance. Once installed the malware steals … Continue reading

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Screen overlay malware on the rise as bot scum battle for dominance

Tanking PC trojans turn VXers to Android. IBM malware murderer Limor Kessem says Android VXers are using legitimate screen overlay features to hose handsets. Screen overlays do what it says on the can: applications with appropriate permission can monitor other apps … Continue reading

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Adware from French runs away and hides on 12M machines

Webscum copy skilled VXers to duck antivirus, sandboxes. Cisco’s Warren Mercer and Matthew Molyett are warning that software downloaded from sites run by French firm Tut4PC likely included trojan backdoors. The Borg’s security arm, Talos, thinks some 12 million machines have … Continue reading

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Virus discovered at the Gundremmingen nuclear plant in Germany

According to the German BR24 News Agency, a computer virus was discovered in a system at the Gundremmingen nuclear plant in Germany. According to the German BR24 News Agency, a computer virus was discovered at the Gundremmingen nuclear power plant … Continue reading

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GsearchFinder hijackers add extra Firefox profile

Author’s Note: We at Malwarebytes continue to do our part in educating our product users and constant blog readers about day-to-day online threats and how they can avoid falling prey to them. “PUP Friday”, our latest attempt at getting users … Continue reading

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“FIN6” Cybergang Steals Millions of Cards From PoS Systems

FIN6 Hackers Deployed Malware on Thousands of Retail and Hospitality Point-of-Sale Systems Researchers have been monitoring the activities of a cybercriminal group that appears to have made a significant amount of money by stealing millions of payment card records and … Continue reading

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Security Firm Discovers Secret Plan to Hack Numerous Websites and Forums

Security Firm Discovers Secret Plan to Hack Numerous Websites and Forums.Forum hosting platform avoids disaster at the last minute after security researchers stumble upon secret hacking plan Security researchers from SurfWatch Labs have shut down a secret plan to hack … Continue reading

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