Pierluigi Paganini February 20, 2017
Here you are the distribution network behind the Ursnif banking Trojan

The security experts at Palo Alto Networks published a detailed analysis of the architecture used to spread the Ursnif banking Trojan worldwide. Malware researchers from Palo Alto Networks are monitoring the diffusion of the Ursnif banking Trojan worldwide and have identified the architecture used to spread it. The Ursnif Trojan is spread via spam emails that contain […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 06, 2015
KINS Malware Builder Leaked on numerous crime forums

Researchers at MalwareMustDie group have discovered a KINS Malware builder leaked online, it is easy to predict a rapid diffusion of the banking trojan. Security experts at the MalwareMustDie revealed that the source code of the popular KINS malware was leaked online. Early 2013, experts at RSA discovered traces the banking trojan named KINS by analyzing the offer for […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 22, 2014
Chthonic, a new strain of ZeuS trojan hits 150 banks worldwide

A new strain of Zeus Trojan dubbed Chthonic has been discovered in the wild targeting more than 150 banks and 20 payment systems mainly in Europe. Experts believe they have seen everything about the Zeus trojan, P2P versions, versions that infect SaaS, agents that exploit the Tor network or that recruit money mules … then […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 22, 2013
DDoS to hide attacks against wire payment switch systems

Fraudsters target wire payment switch at US banks to steal millions using DDoS to divert the attention on fraudulent transactions. Cybercriminals are targeting the wire payment switch instead to hit directly into the banking accounts of individuals and businesses, this appears to be the last trend observed for recent attacks against numerous US banks. The wire payment switch […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 25, 2013
KINS trojan is threatening banking sector

KINS trojan is the name of the new banking malware that RSA researchers discovered thanks to an announcement on the Russian black market. Early 2013 RSA discovered traces of a news banking trojan named KINS, security experts have followed the evolution of the malware in the underground community. RSA researchers discovered an announcement on the Russian […]