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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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This month’s Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool (MSRT) release includes one new malware family – the high-volume banking trojan Win32/Simda.  Simda is a multi-component malware family that includes trojan, backdoor, password-stealing, downloader and file-infector variants. It is very rare for a single malware family to possess all of these characteristics; Alureon and Sirefef are among […]

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Malware authors are always seeking new ways to hone their craft. As cybercriminals are facing a multitude of preventative technologies from Symantec and users are becoming more security conscious, it is becoming increasingly difficult for the bad guys to win.Recently, during research, we came across an oddly named sample, Word13.exe. Upon first glance, it appears to […]

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