In all the cases we investigated, the final payload was a mobile banking trojan. Once installed, it behaves like a typical malicious app of this kind: it may present the user with fake login forms to steal credentials or credit card details.
In 2014, ESET researchers wrote a blog post about an OpenSSH backdoor and credential stealer called Linux/Ebury In 2017, the team found a new Ebury sample.
Our researchers noticed that the makers of the Elmedia Player software have been distributing a version of their app trojanized with the OSX/Proton malware.
While far behind Bitcoin in market capitalization, Monero has several features that make it a very attractive cryptocurrency to be mined by malware.
Services like Netflix use content delivery networks (CDNs) to maximize bandwidth usage. However, the CDNs might be becoming a new way of spreading malware.
Malware coded synthetic genomes have caused skepticism within the scientific community, but new research might help to change that perception.
ESET researchers have discovered a new sneaky malware threat named Joao, targeting gamers worldwide.
ESET researchers have discovered an Android app store distributing malware on a mass scale.
Since the beginning of 2017, ESET has been conducting an investigation into a complex threat mainly targeting Russia and Ukraine. Stantinko has stood out.
A variant of the Erebus ransomware has hit a South Korean web hosting company hard, and disrupted the websites of thousands of businesses.
Senior ESET malware researcher Robert Lipovsky discusses Industroyer, the biggest threat to Industrial Control Systems (ICS) since Stuxnet.
Seven years after Stuxnet first came to light, industrial systems security once again in the spotlight, reports ESET's Robert Lipovsky.
ESET has analyzed a sophisticated and extremely dangerous malware, known as Industroyer, which is designed to disrupt critical industrial processes.
Regardless of how prominent and effective ransomware appears to be, it is not the most dangerous form of malware.
Sednit is back - this time with two more zero-day exploits embedded in a phishing email titled Trump's_Attack_on_Syria_English.docx.
A mirror download server for the popular tool HandBrake video file-transcoding app has been compromised by hackers, who replaced its Mac edition with malware.
Recently, here at our research lab, we have seen an increase in the number of JS/Chromex.Submelius threats detected, says Camilo Gutiérrez Amaya.
The usage of the BitTorrent protocol and Lua modules separates Linux/Shishiga from other types of malware, according to analysis by ESET.
ESET researchers have discovered another banking trojan on Google Play targeting Android users – this time disguised as a Flashlight widget.
Top tip for botnet overlords: Don’t vacation in countries that can extradite you to the United States
There's no doubt that a life of cybercrime can earn its most successful overlords a considerable amount of money, but you will always have to live with the fear that you could be apprehended and - if convicted - spend years in prison.