Pierluigi Paganini November 01, 2014
Bad actors are using Gmail Drafts to control their bots

Security company Shape Security discovered a new strain of malware which is exploiting Gmail service as a communication channel with control server. Security experts at Shape Security announced to have found a new strain of malware that implements a smart technique to communicate with command and control servers, the commands are hidden in unassuming Gmail drafts that are never even […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 05, 2014
IcoScript rat controlled via email services, including Yahoo and Gmail

Experts at the German security firm G-Data discovered a RAT dubbed IcoScript which receives commands from C&C via email services including Yahoo and Gmail. Security experts have detected a new Remote Administration Trojan dubbed IcoScript which is controlled by bad actors through Yahoo Mail and is able to elude detection systems by using seemingly benign domains for […]