Ransomware is everywhere. At least that might be the impression left by a seemingly endless stream of news reports on recent cyberattacks, reports ESET’s Ondrej Kubovič.
My video, My first video, Private video: Don’t fall for this Facebook scam, which is infecting accounts around the world with a very high rate of success.
One year after the release of the technical analysis of the Mumblehard Linux botnet, it is no longer active. ESET, in collaboration with the Cyber Police of Ukraine and CyS Centrum LLC, have taken down the botnet, stopping its spamming activities.
Recently, we’ve observed a new wave of scams on Facebook. Crooks are luring social network users to visit bogus Ray-Ban e-shops and buy heavily discounted sunglasses there. Victims’ payment card details are at risk.
ESET researchers are actively monitoring malware that targets embedded systems such as routers, gateways and wireless access points. We call this new threat Linux/Remaiten.
A unique data-stealing trojan has been spotted on USB devices in the wild – and it is different from typical data-stealing malware, reports ESET’s Tomáš Gardoň.
Weeks after it started attacking and encrypting victims’ information, Locky is still targeting many users. Here’s what you need to know about this threat.
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.
Lock-screen types and file-encrypting “crypto-ransomware”, both of which have been causing major financial and data losses for many years, have made their way to the Android platform. ESET has prepared a topical white paper on the growth of this insidious Android malware.
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.
The cybercriminal group behind BlackEnergy, the malware family that has been around since 2007 and has made a comeback in 2014, was also active in the year 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.
The free version of Ammyy’s remote administrator software were being served a bundle that contained an NSIS installer used by the gang behind Operation Buhtrap.
A banking trojan, detected by ESET as Win32/Brolux.A, is targeting Japanese internet banking users and spreading through at least two vulnerabilities: a Flash vulnerability leaked in the Hacking Team hack and the so-called unicorn bug, a vulnerability in Internet Explorer.
IKEA, KFC, H&M and 7-Eleven are just a few popular brands that are being exploited by cybercriminals via WhatsApp. We take a closer look at this multi-country, multi-brand fraud.