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  • Malicious YouTube ads lead to exploits, ransomware

    14.10.2014

    In the last few months, Trend Micro researchers have been following a malvertising campaign that ended up affecting almost exclusively US users at the beat of more than 113,000 per month.

  • Researchers unlock TorrentLocker encryption

    11.09.2014

    A team of Finnish researchers has discovered that the files encrypted by the recently unearthed TorrentLocker ransomware can be decrypted without paying the ransom - if the user has at least one of the encrypted files backed up somewhere, and that file is over 2MB in size.

  • Ransomware rising, even on Android

    08.09.2014

    The first half 2014 saw an increase in online attacks that lock up user data and hold it for ransom Ė even on mobile devices, according to F-Secure.

  • Profit leads motives for malware engineers

    05.09.2014

    With mobile malware doubling year after year, NQ Mobile released new data and background information outlining the current threat landscape and projecting trends for the immediate future.

  • Reveton ransomware now comes with password stealers

    20.08.2014

    The Reveton screen-locking ransomware is still with us, and it's evolving.




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New Zeus variant targets users of 150 banks

Posted on 19 December 2014.  |  A new variant of the infamous Zeus banking and information-stealing Trojan has been created to target the users of over 150 different banks and 20 payment systems in 15 countries, including the UK, the US, Russia, Spain and Japan.


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