Category: Malware

(Are you) afreight of the dark? Watch out for Vyveva, new Lazarus backdoor

ESET researchers have discovered a previously undocumented Lazarus backdoor, which they have dubbed Vyveva, being used to attack a freight logistics company in South Africa. The backdoor consists of multiple components and communicates with its C&C server via the Tor network. So far, we have been able to find its installer, loader and main payload

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Fake Netflix App on Google Play Spreads Malware Via WhatsApp

The wormable malware spread from Android to Android by sending messages offering free Netflix Premium for 60 days. Malware disguised as a Netflix app, lurking on the Google Play store, spread through WhatsApp messages, researchers have discovered. According to a Check Point Research analysis released on Wednesday, the malware masqueraded as an app called “FlixOnline,”

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IcedID Circulates Via Web Forms, Google URLs

Attackers are filling out and submitting web-based “contact us” forms, thus evading email spam filters. Website contact forms and Google URLs are being used to spread the IcedID trojan, according to researchers at Microsoft. Attackers are using “contact us” forms on websites to send emails targeting organizations with trumped-up legal threats, researchers said. The messages

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