DanaBot evolves beyond banking Trojan with new spam-sending capability

ESET research shows that DanaBot operators have been expanding the malware’s scope and possibly cooperating with another criminal group DanaBot appears to have outgrown the banking Trojan category. According to our research, its operators...

Shedding light on OpenSSH backdoors

ESET researchers discovered a set of previously undocumented Linux malware families based on OpenSSH. In the white paper, “The Dark Side of the ForSSHe”, they release analysis of 21 malware families to improve...

Filling inboxes with infected XML macros

Emotet starts another massive spam campaign just as Black Friday begins to pick up steam ESET has detected another large Emotet campaign, probably connected with the increased online shopping and email correspondence around Black...

Microsoft now lets you log in with your face or security key

The software giant takes passwords one step closer to obsolescence as it now enables users to log into their Microsoft accounts with more modern forms of authentication Microsoft has announced that it is...

What’s going on with Zebrocy?

In August 2018, Sednit’s operators deployed two new Zebrocy components, and since then we have seen an uptick in Zebrocy deployments, with targets in Central Asia, as well as countries in Central and...

New watering hole attack in Southeast Asia

ESET researchers identified 21 distinct websites that had been compromised including some particularly notable government and media sites ESET researchers have discovered a new watering hole campaign targeting several websites in Southeast Asia, and...

Malware on Android can be avoided according to latest Google data

How much higher are the odds that your device will be exposed to malware if you download apps from outside Google Play or if you use one of Android’s older versions? Google has...

Emotet distributed in a major new large-scale spam campaign

The recent spike in Emotet activity shows that it remains an active threat A week after adding a new email content harvesting module, and following a period of low activity, the malicious actors...

Attackers breach web analytics service, go on to target Bitcoin platform

Latest ESET research shows just how far attackers will go in order to steal bitcoin from customers of one specific virtual currency exchange On November 3, attackers successfully breached StatCounter, a leading web analytics...

Nothing exceeds like excess; or, a lack of privacy in the digital age

What has the internet brought us? And how does privacy stay anchored in the data deluge of the digital age? Here’s a brief reflection to celebrate today’s Internet Day So, we no longer need...

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