Pierluigi Paganini June 18, 2015
Banking trojan used in a second round attack against Bundestag

Security researchers at the GData security firm discovered a second stage of the cyber attack on the German Bundestag that exploited a banking trojan to steal data. In the last weeks, I have reported the various news related to the cyber attack against the Bundestag and a possible involvement of Russian state-sponsored hackers. The media reported that […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 08, 2014
Poweliks the persistent malware which doesn’t install any file

Experts at GData discovered Poweliks, a persistent malware able to infect machines without installing any files on the targeted machine. Researchers at GData software have discovered a new surprising strain of malware named Poweliks which is able to infect systems and steals data without installing any file onto the victim’s machine. This malware maintains persistence storing its components […]