Trojan Horse Malware

Type: Keyphrase
Name: Trojan Horse Malware
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 40 mins ago - 1 reports

Daily Ruleset Update Summary 04/23/2014

[***] Summary: [***] 6 new Open signatures, 9 new Pro (6+3). Zeus, Agentb.apga, Tepfer.InfoStealer. Thanks: Kevin Ross, tdzmont, @EKwatcher. [+++] Added rules: [+++] Open: 2018412 – ET TROJAN Trojan-Spy.Win32.Zbot.qgxi Checkin (trojan.rules) 2018413 ... [Published Emerging Threats - Apr 23 2014]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Fareit trojan observed spreading Necurs, Zbot and CryptoLocker

Last month, researchers at Trend Micro observed an information stealer trojan, known as Fareit, being used to spread ransomware known as Cribit. On Friday, the Dell Sonicwall Threats Research Team observed a Fareit variant spreading even more malware ... [Published SC Magazine US - 1 hour ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Researchers spot SMS Trojan active in the US

For the first time ever, Kaspersky Lab researchers have detected an active SMS Trojan in the United States.The malware in question is an SMS-sending Android Trojan dubbed "FakeInst", and was first spotted in February 2013 targeting Russian users.Variants ... [Published Net Security - 2 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

Bank fraud cyber gang leader jailed

Cyber gang leader Tony Colston-Hayter has been jailed for a $1.25 million bank fraud (Metropolitan Police)The leader of a cyber gang which plundered £1.25 million from British banks has been jailed for five and a half years.Other members of the group ... [Published Richmond and Twickenham Times - 9 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

K7 Antivirus Plus

K7 AntiVirus is home-user friendly virus removal software, which protects your computer from viruses, Trojans, malware and spyware. K7 Anti Virus Software features include automatic updates - Ensures very latest virus database. Real time scanning - Scans ... [Published CNET Download.com - 3 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 8 reports

Russian SMS Trojan for Android hits dozens of countries

An Android Trojan app that sends SMS messages to premium-rate numbers has expanded globally over the past year, racking up bills for users in over 60 countries, malware researchers from Kaspersky Lab said.The malware program, which Kaspersky products ... [Published techcentral.ie - 9 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Bitcoin wallet attacks surge, cyber-espionage ops resurrected: Kaspersky

Increasing number of people turning to Darknet to safeguard their personal data Number of mobile banking trojans almost doubled from 1,321 to 2,503 in Q1 KASPERSKY Lab said that three months after it published its threat forecast for 2014, all three of ... [Published Digital News Asia - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

“DHL shipment failed to arrive” delivery failure notification by email contains trojan

MX Lab, http://www.mxlab.eu , started to intercept a new trojan distribution campaign by email with the subject “DHL shipment failed to arrive” or “DHL Private delivery services”. This email is send from the spoofed address “DHL Service <service@dhl-globalmail.com>” ... [Published MX Lab - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Stealer Trojan Becomes Mobile Malware Leader

It's no secret that mobile malware is growing exponentially, with Android bugs leading the way, but one stands out above the rest: The Trojan-SMS.AndroidOS.Stealer.a - better known as ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Paintball booking confirmation email will infect your computer with trojan

MX Lab, http://www.mxlab.eu , started to intercept a new trojan distribution campaign by email with the subject “Paintball Booking Confirmation”. This email is send from the spoofed address “”ipguk52@paintballbookingoffice.com” <ipguk@paintballbookingoffice.com>” ... [Published MX Lab - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Fake email “Avis de Paiement” from HSBC contains trojan

MX Lab, http://www.mxlab.eu , started to intercept a new trojan distribution campaign by email with the subject “Avis de Paiement”. This email is send from the spoofed address “HSBC France <Avis.de.Paiement@hsbc.fr>” and has the following body ... [Published MX Lab - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Q1 2014: m-banking Trojans almost double

The number of mobile banking Trojans almost doubled in Q1 2014, recent findings indicate.According to the “IT Threat Evolution Q1 2014” report from Kaspersky Lab, the company had logged 1,321 unique executables for mobile banking Trojans at the start ... [Published Paypers - Apr 22 2014]

Quotes

...text to a number specified in a C&C command, and intercept incoming messages," shared Roman Unuchek, Senior Malware Analyst at Kaspersky Lab. "The Trojan can do various things with incoming messages – steal all of them, delete them, or even respond to them."
The judge told Colston-Hayter that his sentence was cut because he had pleaded guilty to the plot. "There is no doubt in my mind that you played a key operational role in taking forward and implementing these plans" she said
...from successful attacks and preparing for the next campaign," Lionel Payet, a security response manager at Symantec, said in a blog post Wednesday. "A few months later, two new campaigns were observed, with a much shorter processing/preparation period in-between. Both of these campaigns used a completely new threat."
"This case demonstrates the sheer investigative skill we are able to apply to tackling cyber crime, as we continue working to keep London people and businesses safe from cyber criminals. We are determined to make London a hostile place for cyber criminals and not allow the internet to be a hiding place for those who defraud people in the capital."

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Russian SMS Trojan for Android hits dozens of c... [Published techcentral.ie - 9 hours ago]
Cybercriminals Behind Operation Francophoned St... [Published Softpedia - 9 hours ago]
Bank fraud cyber gang leader jailed [Published Richmond and Twickenham Times - 9 hours ago]
Bank fraud cyber gang leader jailed [Published MSN UK - 10 hours ago]
Russian SMS Trojan Pushing Porn App Hits United... [Published AVN - 20 hours ago]
Android trojan sends premium SMS messages, targ... [Published SC Magazine US - Apr 24 2014]
Daily Ruleset Update Summary 04/23/2014 [Published Emerging Threats - Apr 23 2014]
Russian Android SMS Trojan hits U.S. [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 23 2014]
Bitcoin wallet attacks surge, cyber-espionage o... [Published Digital News Asia - Apr 23 2014]
Krasnyi Oktyabr' : Fighting advanced threats [Published 4 Traders - Apr 23 2014]
Patent Issued for Method for Antivirus in a Mob... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Apr 23 2014]
An SMS Trojan with global ambitions [Published Big News Network - Apr 23 2014]
Cheshire Police warned of cybercrime threat [Published Chester First - Apr 23 2014]
Dodgy App Stores Preying On Jailbroken iPhones [Published Know Your Mobile - Apr 23 2014]
SYMANTEC : Patent Issued for Inferring File and... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 23 2014]
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Russian SMS Trojan for Android hits US, dozens ... [Published CIO IT-Strategie für Manager - Apr 23 2014]
Symantec : Patent Issued for Behavior Based Sig... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 23 2014]
Russian SMS Trojan for Android hits US, dozens ... [Published Computerworld Norge - Apr 23 2014]
Russian SMS Trojan for Android hits US, dozens ... [Published PC World: Techlog - Apr 23 2014]
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Daily Ruleset Update Summary 04/23/2014 [Published Emerging Threats - Apr 23 2014]
[***] Summary: [***] 6 new Open signatures, 9 new Pro (6+3). Zeus, Agentb.apga, Tepfer.InfoStealer. Thanks: Kevin Ross, tdzmont, @EKwatcher. [+++] Added rules: [+++] Open: 2018412 – ET TROJAN Trojan-Spy.Win32.Zbot.qgxi Checkin (trojan.rules) 2018413 ...
Russian SMS Trojan for Android hits US, dozens ... [Published PC World: Techlog - Apr 23 2014]
An Android Trojan app that sends SMS messages to premium-rate numbers has expanded globally over the past year, racking up bills for users in over 60 countries including the U.S., malware researchers from Kaspersky Lab said. The malware program, which ...
Android Trojan Virus: iBanking Malware ‘Qadars’... [Published HackRead - Apr 23 2014]
Cyber criminals have targeted millions of Facebook users through a sophisticated Android Trojan app that can bypass the two-factor authentication shield used by Facebook mobile users, says a Slovakian security firm. ESET , an IT security ...
The next wave of anitvirus software will cover ... [Published Venturebeat - Apr 23 2014]
Image Credit: Kārlis Dambrāns/Flickr McAfee and Symantec have had their day. Now a startup called Sentinel Labs wants a shot at the antivirus market. Sentinel started last year, picked up some seed funding , and quietly released software to protect ...
Google offers refunds all round for buyers of f... [Published We Live Security - Apr 23 2014]
Google is offering full refunds to buyers of the Virus Shield app which briefly topped the Android charts last week – but turned out to offer no protection whatsoever. According to Tech Week Europe , Google emailed buyers saying, “We’re reaching out ...
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Speech: Cyber security: City Week 2014 [Published Keeping the UK safe in cyber space - Activity o ... - Mar 31 2014]
Booz Allen Says Cyber Attacks Are the “New Norm... [Published Business Wire - Dec 04 2013]
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