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Hesperbot – Technical Analysis: Part 2/2 Win32/Spy.Hesperbot is a new banking trojan that has been targeting online banking users in Turkey, the Czech Republic, Portugal and the United Kingdom. In this 3rd Hesperbot blog post we’ll look at the most intriguing part of the malware – the way it handles network traffic interception. The malware […]

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This is the topic that cybercriminals are speculating about and using as a hook to infect victims. The campaign stems from malicious emails that are sent in bulk to victims: The links mentioned in the email re-direct users to a legitimate Russian website called ?Znakvoprosa? (translation: ?interrogation sign?) that has been hacked in several occasions […]

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Many new variants of the same bootkits are created simply to avoid detection. Bitdefender anti-malware researchers Cristian Istrate and Marius Tivadar have created a small write-up on the evolution and current status of the Mayachok bootkit: The first version started with its malicious code placed directly in the 15 sectors following the Boot Sector (variant […]

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