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Last week Google announced a weakness in the Android platform that left users of certain BitCoin wallet applications at risk and potentially allowing the theft of funds. Upon further examination, it emerged that the Android implementation of Java SecureRandom class contains a vulnerability that prevents the generation of secure random numbers to protect the wallet […]

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Web-based malware has increased over the last few years due to an abrupt spike in new exploit kits. These kits target vulnerabilities in popular applications and provide an effective way for cybercriminals to distribute malware. We have already discussed Red Kit, a common exploit kit. Recently McAfee Labs has observed an increase in the prevalence […]

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It has been three years since we published Lock, stock and two smoking Trojans in our blog. The article describes the first piece of malware designed to attack users of online banking software developed by a company called BIFIT. There are now several malicious programs with similar functionality, including: Trojan-Spy.Win32.Lurk Trojan-Banker.Win32.iBank Trojan-Banker.Win32.Oris Trojan-Spy.Win32.Carberp Trojan-Banker.Win32.BifiBank Trojan-Banker.Win32.BifitAgent […]

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