APT ToddyCat

ToddyCat is a relatively new APT actor that we have not been able to relate to other known actors, responsible for multiple sets of attacks detected since December 2020 against high-profile entities in Europe and Asia. We still have little information about this actor, but we know that its main distinctive signs are two formerly […]

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Mobile subscription Trojans and their little tricks

Billing fraud is one of the most common sources of income for cybercriminals. There are currently a number of known mobile Trojans specializing in secretly subscribing users to paid services. They usually pay for legitimate services in a user’s name and scammers take a cut from the money billed. These types of subscription fees tend […]

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How to recover files encrypted by Yanlouwang

Yanluowang is a type of targeted ransomware discovered by the Symantec Threat Hunter team as they were investigating an incident on a large corporate network. Kaspersky experts have found a vulnerability in the Yanluowang encryption algorithm and created a free decryptor to help victims of this ransomware with recovering their files. Yanluowang description The ransomware […]

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Lazarus Trojanized DeFi app for delivering malware

For the Lazarus threat actor, financial gain is one of the prime motivations, with a particular emphasis on the cryptocurrency business. As the price of cryptocurrency surges, and the popularity of non-fungible token (NFT) and decentralized finance (DeFi) businesses continues to swell, the Lazarus group’s targeting of the financial industry keeps evolving. We recently discovered […]

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Mobile malware evolution 2021

These statistics are based on detection verdicts of Kaspersky products received from users who consented to providing statistical data. Figures of the year In 2021, Kaspersky mobile products and technologies detected: 3,464,756 malicious installation packages 97,661 new mobile banking Trojans 17,372 new mobile ransomware Trojans Trends of the year In 2021, we observed a downward […]

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Mobile malware evolution 2021

These statistics are based on detection verdicts of Kaspersky products received from users who consented to providing statistical data. Figures of the year In 2021, Kaspersky mobile products and technologies detected: 3,464,756 malicious installation packages 97,661 new mobile banking Trojans 17,372 new mobile ransomware Trojans Trends of the year In 2021, we observed a downward […]

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