Pierluigi Paganini July 26, 2018
Kronos Banking Trojan resurrection, new campaigns spotted in the wild

Researchers from Proofpoint have discovered a new variant of the infamous Kronos banking Trojan that was involved in several attacks in the recent months. The infamous Kronos banking Trojan is back, and according to the experts from Proofpoint it was involved in several attacks in the last months. The malware was first spotted in 2014 by researchers at […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 15, 2017
WannaCry hero Marcus Hutchins pleads not guilty

The 23-year-old expert Marcus Hutchins pleaded “not guilty” during a court hearing in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. His trial has been scheduled for October. Yesterday, Marcus Hutchins, the WannaCry hero, has pleaded not guilty to charges of creating and selling malware at a hearing in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The court decided to relax the expert bail terms, allowing him to […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 05, 2017
WannaCry Hero Marcus Hutchins pleads not guilty to malware claims

Yesterday the judge approved to release the researcher Marcus Hutchins on bail for a bond of $30,000 under certain conditions. Marcus Hutchins, also known as MalwareTech, is the 22-year-old security expert who made the headlines after discovering the “kill switch” that halted the outbreak of the WannaCry ransomware. Marcus Hutchins has been arrested in in Las Vegas after attending […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 04, 2017
UK malware researcher Marcus Hutchins accused of creating Kronos Trojan

The British security researcher Marcus Hutchins was arrested by the FBI on Thursday after being indicted on charges of creating the Kronos banking malware. The news of the Marcus Hutchins‘s arrest made the headlines, the motivation has shocked the IT sector; the British malware experts who stopped the WannaCry ransomware outbreak was arrested in Las […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 03, 2015
Operation Black Atlas, PoS malware is flooding network worldwide

Trend Micro uncovered a large-scale operation dubbed Black Atlas operation, in reference to notorious BlackPOS PoS malware. It’s Christmas time also for crooks, in this period the number of credit card breaches and scams increases with alarming punctuality. In the US, we use to assist an increase of credit card breaches involving PoS malware, last victims in […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 15, 2014
Kronos, the new banking trojan from Russian underground

Experts at Trusteer have recently discovered an adv on the Russian underground market regarding a new financial Trojan dubbed Kronos. Russian underground is probably the most prolific market for sale of banking malware, malicious code like Citadel, Zeus, Gozi have infected millions computers worldwide dominating the malware threat landscape. The huge demand for banking trojan  is creating the conditions […]