Android malware found embedded in APKPure store application

Security researchers found malware embedded within the official application of APKPure, a popular third-party Android app store and an alternative to Google's official Play Store. Android users use the application to install apps and games hosted on APKPure's platform, supposedly identical to those available through the Play Store. The malware was discovered by Kaspersky and … Continue reading Android malware found embedded in APKPure store application

Crooks abuse website contact forms to deliver IcedID malware

Microsoft researchers spotted a malware campaign abusing contact forms on legitimate websites to deliver the IcedID malware. Security experts from Microsoft have uncovered a malware campaign abusing contact forms on legitimate websites to deliver the IcedID malware. Threat actors behind the operation are using contact forms published on websites to deliver malicious links to enterprises … Continue reading Crooks abuse website contact forms to deliver IcedID malware

Attackers deliver legal threats, IcedID malware via contact forms

Threat actors are using legitimate corporate contact forms to send phishing emails that threaten enterprise targets with lawsuits and attempt to infect them with the IcedID info-stealing malware. IcedID is a modular banking trojan first spotted in 2017 and updated to also deploy second-stage malware payloads, including Trickbot, Qakbot, and Ryuk ransomware. Its operators can … Continue reading Attackers deliver legal threats, IcedID malware via contact forms

IcedID Banking Trojan Surges: The New Emotet?

A widespread email campaign using malicious Microsoft Excel attachments and Excel 4 macros is delivering IcedID at high volumes, suggesting it’s filling the Emotet void. The banking trojan known as IcedID appears to be taking the place of the recently disrupted Emotet trojan, according to researchers. IcedID (a.k.a. BokBot), bears similarities to Emotet in that … Continue reading IcedID Banking Trojan Surges: The New Emotet?

Experts uncover a new Banking Trojan targeting Latin American users

Researchers on Tuesday revealed details of a new banking trojan targeting corporate users in Brazil at least since 2019 across various sectors such as engineering, healthcare, retail, manufacturing, finance, transportation, and government. Dubbed "Janeleiro" by Slovak cybersecurity firm ESET, the malware aims to disguise its true intent via lookalike pop-up windows that are designed to … Continue reading Experts uncover a new Banking Trojan targeting Latin American users