Not satisfied with the money earned via mobile Trojans sending out text messages to premium numbers, cyber crooks have begun adding other money-stealing functionalities to the malware.
Some newer variants of the Gameover Zeus Trojan, which is exceptionally good at using complex web injections to perform Man-in-the-Browser (MITB) attacks and gain additional information about the victims to be used for bypassing multi-factor authentication mechanisms and effecting social engineering attacks, has been spotted targeting users of popular employment websites.
According to the latest PandaLabs report, malware creation hit a new milestone.
The ESET security research team, in collaboration with CERT-Bund, the Swedish National Infrastructure for Computing and other leading agencies, has uncovered a widespread cybercriminal campaign involving a Backdoor Trojan which seized control of more than 25,000 UNIX servers worldwide.
Researchers from Russian AV company Dr. Web have recently analyzed a Trojan that hacks Wi-Fi routers in order to facilitate the spreading of the infamous Sality malware family.