Security researchers have discovered a new banking trojan named BackSwap that uses never-before-seen techniques to facilitate the theft of online funds.
The screen-locking feature added to a popular banking trojan was never intended to be used for ransomware-like operations, researchers from Fortinet revealed on Monday.
The most recent version of the TrickBot banking trojan now includes a screenlocker component, suggesting the malware's operators might soon start holding victims for ransom if infected targets don't appear to be e-banking users.
A new variant of the FakeBank Android malware includes the ability to intercept phone calls victims are making to their banks, and redirecting users to scammers.
Over 40 models of low-cost Android smartphones are sold already infected with the Triada banking trojan, says Dr.Web, a Russia-based antivirus vendor.
The authors of the infamous Dridex banking trojan and the Necurs spam botnet appear to have also created the FriedEx ransomware, according to an ESET report released earlier today.
Things are about to get a lot worse for Android users after the source code of a highly advanced Android banking trojan has been sold to different parties on a well-known hacking forum.
Three malware strains —GratefulPOS, Emotet, and Zeus Panda— have sprung to life with new active campaigns just in time for the holiday shopping season.
A UK court has sentenced a Barclays bank employee to six years and four months in prison for helping members of the Dridex cyber-criminal network launder over £2.5 million, which is approximately $3.33 million at today's exchange rate.
Everything else is new, and there's a lot of it. According to Bitdefender, Terdot can also operate a local MitM proxy server to sniff and reroute web traffic, can target more than just banking sites, and can also download and execute files from a remote server.
When you think you've seen it all, malware authors always find a way to impress you. Today's "that's clever!" moment comes courtesy of a criminal group that's been spreading a new version of the Zeus Panda banking trojan since June, this year.
Security researchers have spotted a new Android banking trojan named LokiBot that turns into ransomware and locks users' phones when they try to remove its admin privileges.
A new spam campaign is using malicious CHM files to download and install Brazilian banking Trojans.
A third banking trojan has added support for EternalBlue, an exploit supposedly created by the NSA, leaked online by the Shadow Brokers, and the main driving force behind the WannaCry and NotPetya ransomware outbreaks.
A malware group is using Facebook's CDN servers to store malicious files that it later uses to infect users with banking trojans.
The TrickBot banking trojan has added support for stealing funds stored in Coinbase.com accounts, according to a recent version spotted in a distribution campaign last week.
Ukrainian authorities and businesses are on alert after a local security firm reported that another accounting software maker got hacked and its servers were being used to spread malware.
Google has yet to remove two apps infected with dangerous malware that are currently still available for download via the official Google Play Store.