TalkTalk, a UK-based Internet service provider, has temporarily banned TeamViewer and other similar remote control software programs, citing security issues related to increased scam operations.
Crooks are spreading Android malware disguised as a one-time password (OTP) generator app for banking apps that steals the user's banking credentials and then installs the TeamViewer QuickSupport app to allow attackers to take over the victim's phone.
It's been a rough week for TeamViewer as many hacked TeamViewer users think they are hiding a compromise in their service. TeamViewer still denies being compromised, but does offer an apology for how they worded some of their press releases. This article also takes a look into the attack methods being reported.
Ransomware is one of the most prolific malware types being developed. Due to this, new distribution techniques are constantly being developed to install this type of malware and avoid antivirus detection The Surprise ransomware utilizes two new techniques, such as TeamViewer distribution and launching the ransomware from memory.