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We rely on a good amount of automation and virtualization in our battle against malware. Our opponents, malware authors, know this and they frequently employ new tactics to avoid being processed by our back end systems. One particularly prevalent threat is a “banking trojan” called ZeuS. In the past, we’ve written about a ZeuS variant […]

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Earlier today, while doing our daily data mining, we came across a new variant of ZeuS 2.x. It includes a new backdoor command called: win_unlock. Very interesting, turns out this slightly modified ZeuS 2.x includes a ransomware feature. When this particular variant is executed, it opens Internet Explorer with a specific page ( and prevents […]

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Premium rate SMS trojans were discovered in Google’s Android Market earlier today. The developer, named “Lagostrod”, offered supposed free versions of many popular applications. And while Google has shut down the official market account, sites such as AppBrain still list the downloads. Based on AppBrain’s numbers, Lagostrod’s apps were downloaded numerous times. But that isn’t […]

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