6 posts categorized "Malware Insights"

UK cyber crime team issue red alert on email spam from ‘banks’

Posted by stevebell28@rocketmail.com


The UK’s National Cyber Crime Unit(NCCU) has issued an alert about mass email spamming in which people are receiving emails that are allegedlyfrom banks and other financial organisations.


Apparently tens of millions of people in the UK could have received the emails with small and medium businesses in particular being targeted.  The chances are that variants of this email will also begin appearing across the rest of Europe in due time.


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The New Frontier Of Malware: Android

Posted by kdunlaevy@gmail.com

Android_malware_targetJust last week we were talking about some worrying facts concerning mobile malware. As Juniper Research data showed, malware targeting mobile devices nearly tripled, from 14,000 to 40,000 instances, in less than a year.


This week, experts from the mobile security industry have been expressing their concerns about what can only be described as a pandemic of Android malware, with high risk or potentially dangerous apps reaching 175k in Q3 up from 30k at the end of Q2. And with only 20% of Android users protecting their devices, the majority is at serious risk.


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Alert! Citadel Trojan Partners With Reveton Ransomware

Posted by emma.ban@bullguard.com


A few months back we were warning web users about the rise of a new type of internet threat: Open-source malware – the Citadel Case. We explained how the Citadel Trojan can rapidly be customized and how this new development in the malware-producing industry can affect you. Now, we’re back with further, even worse, news on the matter: powerful Citadel-based attacks have been ravaging US users’ computers… and their pockets.


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WARNING: Your Internet connection may drop on 8th March

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Broken Internet ConnectionDid you know that that your Internet connection can be dropped on 8th March? The cause: a new type of malware (DNSChanger) that modifies your internet connection settings and changes your DNS Servers. Don’t worry, you can easily prevent and fix that.

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Be afraid – or use BullGuard!

Posted by katrine@bullguard.com

Banking Security TokenBullGuard, Kaspersky Lab, F-Secure, Trusteer and Zemana are the only security products that PASSED BBC’s test and blocked a banking virus.

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