Displaying items by tag: Dridex

Saturday, 31 October 2020 18:03

2020’s nastiest malware revealed by Webroot

Webroot has released its annual list of the Nastiest Malware, "revealing phishing, botnet attacks and ransomware as 2020’s most vicious cybersecurity threats".

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The new kid on the Windows ransomware block, WastedLocker, may be causing foreheads to wrinkle over at companies that fear attacks from this genre of malware, but it has given security firms, like global operator Sophos and Russian company Kaspersky, plenty of meat for its researchers to sink their teeth into.

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A variant of the infamous Dridex banking trojan has appeared in the guise of ransomware in recent months, the Slovakian security firm ESET says, with the new malware focusing on higher-profile targets rather than end-users.

Published in Security
Wednesday, 17 February 2016 15:00

Dridex diversifies into Ransomware

The operators of the virulent financial Trojan Dridex have branched out into Ransomware – they hope to get ‘Locky’.

Published in Security

Tidal waves of spam are fuelling the growth of the Dridex Trojan - one of the most dangerous financial threats ever. The sheer size of the spam campaigns can sometimes overwhelm victims.

Published in Security
Thursday, 15 October 2015 14:09

Bank fraud malware arrested

The US Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI), and UK National Crime Agency (NCA), have arrested a key figure behind a banking scam responsible for the theft of tens of millions of dollars.

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