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National Crime Agency brings down prolific Trojan marketplace

Imminent Methods sold IM-RAT malware for as little as $25
2 Dec 2019
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Malware spread through the Windows update mechanism

By using the Windows update delivery system, the malicious traffic of this trojan can evade firewalls
10 Sep 2019
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What is a Trojan?

The malicious malware lurks behind legitimate software to invade your computer
14 Aug 2019
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Trickbot now uses Excel to steal passwords and browser data

The banking trojan has pivoted from stealing victims’ financial details to credentials and web history
12 Nov 2018
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Infected Android apps back on Google Play after name change

Symantec discovers seven malicious apps sneaked back onto Google Play with different names
14 May 2018
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Cryptocurrency miners: the latest tool for cyber criminals

Learn more about the new form of cyber crime that is being driven by cryptocurrency fever
13 Feb 2018
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76% of local governments suffered a cyber attack in 2017

Many IT professionals are unsure how to combat the rise in attacks
8 Feb 2018
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Free Trojan kit includes a backdoor that spies on hackers

The flaw allows a single author to wrestle control of infected systems away from hackers
1 Sep 2017
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Cardinal RAT went unnoticed for two years

Remote access Trojan used malicious Excel macros to infect systems
21 Apr 2017
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Wi-Fi hijacker Trojan masquerades as Android apps

Switcher Trojan can hack your router's DNS requests
4 Jan 2017
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Dropper RealShell shows malware devs are getting smarter

The Android Trojan dropper can avoid existing defences to install malicious files on Android devices
16 Jun 2015
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Energy companies targeted by Laziok Trojan

Malware enters infrastructure, then sends in more advanced viruses to carry out attacks
2 Apr 2015
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Regin malware used in attacks since 2008, Symantec research

Newly-discovered complex malware could be state-sponsored, researchers claim
24 Nov 2014
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UK clampdown on PC hijackers prompts four arrests

NCA-led initiative to stop users of Remote Access Trojans results in multiple arrests
21 Nov 2014
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Fake WHO email about Ebola spreads malware

Advice email from “World Health Organization” harbours its own virus
24 Oct 2014
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Android Trojan poses as game of noughts and crosses

Goaml malware steals text messages and emails
14 Oct 2014
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Selfmite Android malware returns, bigger & badder

Sending out more text messages and making more money for hackers
10 Oct 2014
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ESET uncovers Android file-encrypting piece of ransomware

Android/Simplocker malware allows hackers to hold users' devices to ransom
5 Jun 2014
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Malwarebytes warns users of ‘certified’ banking Trojan

Security vendor sounds alarm over emergence of new password-stealing Trojan.
6 Feb 2013
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Malware prototype exposes smartcard security flaws

Proof-of-concept trojan gives cybercriminals access to sensitive data with just an internet connection
20 Nov 2012
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Trusteer hails discovery of ‘Son of Silon’ financial malware

New Trojan uses decoys and monitoring to evade detection and fight deletion.
10 Aug 2012
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Security industry criticises Apple over Flashback malware

Cupertino company slammed over slow response to fix Trojan problem.
12 Apr 2012
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Trojan targets Mac OS X Lion anti-malware

F-Secure finds a nasty piece of malware that disables Lion OS defences.
20 Oct 2011