Emotet is back and delivers payloads like IcedID and Bumblebee

The Emotet malware is back and experts warn of a high-volume malspam campaign delivering payloads like IcedID and Bumblebee. Proofpoint researchers warn of the return of the Emotet malware, in early November the experts observed a high-volume malspam campaign delivering payloads like IcedID and Bumblebee. The Emotet banking trojan has been active at least since 2014, the botnet is […]

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Google won a lawsuit against the Glupteba botnet operators

Google won a lawsuit filed against two Russian nationals involved in the operations of the Glupteba botnet. This week, Google announced it has won a nearly year-long legal battle against the Glupteba botnet. Glupteba is a highly sophisticated botnet composed of millions of compromised Windows devices. Unlike other botnets, Gluteba leverages cryptocurrency blockchains as a command-and-control mechanism […]

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Octocrypt, Alice, and AXLocker Ransomware, new threats in the wild

Experts from Cyble Research and Intelligence Labs (CRIL) discovered three new ransomware families: AXLocker, Octocrypt, and Alice Ransomware. Threat intelligence firm Cyble announced the discovery of three new ransomware families named AXLocker, Octocrypt, and Alice Ransomware. The AXLocker ransomware encrypts victims’ files and steals Discord tokens from the infected machine. The analysis of the code […]

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday, crooks are already at work

Every year during Black Friday and Cyber Monday, crooks take advantage of the bad habits of users with fraudulent schema. Researchers at Bitdefender Antispam Lab have analyzed during the last weeks the fraudulent activities associated with Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The experts noticed that between October 26 and November 6, the rate of unsolicited […]

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New improved versions of LodaRAT spotted in the wild

Cisco Talos spotted multiple updated versions of LodaRAT that were deployed alongside other malware families, including RedLine and Neshta. Researchers from Cisco Talos have monitored the LodaRAT malware over the course of 2022 and recently discovered multiple updated versions that have been deployed alongside other malware families, including RedLine and Neshta. The versions include new […]

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