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The FBI and US Department of Homeland Security have issued an alert that hackers have targeted the aerospace industry, financial services and critical infrastructure with a remote access trojan (RAT) to further exploit vulnerable networks. In a US-CERT alert the attacks are blamed on a group of hackers known as “Hidden Cobra” working for the […]

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How do ordinary banking Trojans behave? They present the user with a fake screen that simulates the mobile banking interface. Unsuspecting victims enter their login credentials, which the malware redirects to the attackers, giving them access to the accounts. How does LokiBot behave? Roughly the same way, but it simulates not only a banking app […]

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In September 2017, we discovered a new targeted attack on financial institutions. Victims are mostly Russian banks but we also found infected organizations in Malaysia and Armenia. The attackers were using a known but still very effective technique for cybercriminals looking to make money: gaining persistent access to an internal banking network for a long […]

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A legitimate feature in Microsoft Office that allows Word to load data from other documents is being exploited to push a new variant of the Locky ransomware. Victims are reportedly targeted with malspam messages via the infamous Necurs botnet. Under the subject line “Emailed Invoice” followed by a string of random numbers, the malspam attack […]

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