With all the hype around cryptocurrencies, cybercriminals are trying to grab whatever new opportunity they can – be it hijacking users’ computing power to mine cryptocurrencies via browsers or by compromising unpatched machines, or various scam schemes utilizing phishing websites and fake apps.
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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.
DoubleLocker can change the device’s PIN, preventing victims from accessing their devices, and also encrypts the data it finds in them - a combination that has not been seen previously in the Android ecosystem.
While far behind Bitcoin in market capitalization, Monero has several features that make it a very attractive cryptocurrency to be mined by malware.
The Android banking trojan that we first informed about in the beginning of this year has found its way to Google Play again and contains new tricks designed to get access to the private banking information of the user.
FinFisher has extensive spying capabilities, such as live surveillance through webcams and microphones, keylogging, and exfiltration of files. What sets FinFisher apart from other surveillance tools, however, are the controversies around its deployments.
Cryptocurrency mining has been used by cybercriminals to make a quick and easy profit while corrupting the victim’s machine in the process.
Services like Netflix use content delivery networks (CDNs) to maximize bandwidth usage. However, the CDNs might be becoming a new way of spreading malware.
Security researchers at ESET have released new research today into the activities of the notorious Turla cyberespionage group.
Since the beginning of 2017, ESET has been conducting an investigation into a complex threat mainly targeting Russia and Ukraine. Stantinko has stood out.
This article reveals details about the initial infection vector that was used during the DiskCoder.C outbreak.
This blogpost reveals many details about the Diskcoder.C (aka ExPetr or NotPetya) outbreak and related information about previously unpublished attacks.
The strange behavior of a simple Windows application caught our attention and sparked the analysis by ESET of a previously undocumented malware.
ESET has analyzed a sophisticated and extremely dangerous malware, known as Industroyer, which is designed to disrupt critical industrial processes.
The Turla espionage group is still using watering hole techniques to redirect potentially interesting victims to their C&C infrastructure.
Sednit is back - this time with two more zero-day exploits embedded in a phishing email titled Trump's_Attack_on_Syria_English.docx.
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 and reported scammers stealing PayPal and Paxful credentials disguised as a tool for YouTube monetization, and a bitcoin trading marketplace.
This article sheds light on the current ecosystem of the Sathurbot backdoor trojan, in particular exposing its use of torrents as a delivery medium and its distributed brute-forcing of weak WordPress administrator accounts.
The Turla espionage group has been targeting various institutions for many years. Recently, ESET found several new versions of Carbon.