This malware masquerades as Flash Player, behaves like a screen locker, and can bypass two-factor authentication. This combination of features turns it into a powerful tool for stealing money from victims’ bank accounts.
New ransomware infecting Apple OS X surfaced on March 4th, 2016, with the emergence of KeRanger. The first inkling of trouble came at the weekend.
Just as audiences have suffered from bad movie craftsmanship, IT users have had to endure the consequences of the malicious work done by malware authors. Welcome to Razzies for malware.
ESET researchers have found a large campaign of malicious porn clicker type apps on Google Play. These trojans belong to a single family of malicious apps masquerading as popular games and/or applications. They are designed and systematically modified to bypass Google’s security checks.
The most pressing IT security issue that companies in the EMEA region face is malware infection, reports Ondrej Kubovič. Enterprises are very worried.
ESET has seen a rise in malware developed using scripting languages. We can understand the threats better by isolating them in a dynamic analysis environment.
Almost a year ago we warned about the spreading of Remtasu, and far from lessening, we have been able to identify numerous instances of this threat being propagated further.
Remote code execution vulnerabilities have been found in the Android operating system, and patches released for Nexus devices.
But what about your smartphone? Is there a patch for you, and can you get your hands on it?
In this post, ESET’s Josep Albors analyzes Bayrob, a trojan that has been intensely targeting users across the world since mid-December, 2015.
ESET has recently observed a huge increase in detections of the Nemucod trojan, a threat that usually tries to download another malware from the internet. Those detections ratios were very high in some countries.
British police arrested a man and a woman earlier this week, suspected of operating a website which offered services to online criminals which could help them evade detection by anti-virus software.
When discussing banking trojans these days, Dridex is the one that everybody seems to be talking about the most. This trojan has inherited the popularity of the ancient Zeus trojan and is one of the biggest threats that we can find right now, in constant evolution to become more efficient.
British chancellor George Osborne has warned about the spectre of online terrorists attacking national infrastructure, and made some rather bold pronouncements about the UK’s willingness to engage in cyberwarfare to defend itself.
The question of antivirus software being dead is one that doesn’t seem to go away. Why is that? Distinguished ESET researcher Aryeh Goretsky explores.
Ghosts, monsters and the living dead can all send a chill down one’s spine. Ransomware, for some people, is just as spooky. This Halloween, we look at why.
Law enforcement agencies across Europe have searched homes this week, as part of an international crackdown against users of a notorious piece of Android malware known as DroidJack.