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A Trojan that has previously been only stealing users’ banking credentials has been modified to do much more than that. This new variant, dubbed XPCTRA, can also steal users credentials for bitcoin cryptocurrency wallet Blockchain.info, online e-payment service PerfectMoney, e-wallet provider Neteller, as well as email credentials. The threat was discovered and analyzed by Morphus […]

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The malware delivery trick involving updating links in Word documents is apparently gaining some traction: the latest campaign to use it likely takes the form of fake emails from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The fake email includes an attachment, supposedly a CP2000 notice, which is sent by the IRS when the income and/or payment […]

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Researchers have managed to penetrate a spam bot and uncover a massive list of 711 million records that includes email addresses, email and password combinations (some in cleartext), and SMTP credentials and configuration files. Troy Hunt who runs the Have I Been Pwned service called it a “mind-boggling amount of data.” “Just for a sense […]

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At the start of Q2 2017, we registered a wave of malicious mailings imitating notifications from well-known delivery services. Trojan downloaders were sent out in ZIP archives, and after being launched they downloaded other malware – Backdoor.Win32.Androm and Trojan.Win32.Kovter. The usual trick of presenting dangerous content as important delivery information was employed by the…

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