Pierluigi Paganini May 30, 2016
Highly targeted ransomware campaign hit Swedish Telia customers

According to a new analysis published by experts at Heimdal Security a new Ransomware campaign targeted millions by spoofing Telco giant Telia. Ransomware continues to represent one of the most insidious and aggressive cyber threats, a new campaign launched by threat actors in the wild is impersonating the telecom giant Telia. According to the experts at the […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 30, 2015
Macros based malware on the rise (Once Again)

Microsoft is observing a major spike in the volume of malware using macros since the beginning of the year. The infection method was very common in the past I remember when I was starting my career, around 2006 that a lot of the existent malware would arrive to their victims trough Word/Excel macros, and that […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 01, 2015
TorrentLocker campaign uses email authentication to tune the operations

The emails of a new TorrentLocker campaign use Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance (DMARC) to avoid detection and collect data. Cyber criminals are continuously improving the technique to spread malicious code and avoid detection systems. Recently security experts at Trend Micro noticed an improvement in the evasion techniques implemented by malware authors to spread the […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 27, 2014
TorrentLocker ransomware campaign hit Spain and Italy

Experts at S21sec firm recently detected a new ransomware campaign based on TorrentLocker that infected users prevalently in Italy and Spain. The last report published by Trend Micro revealed that ransomware represents a serious cyber threat in the EMEA region, where countries like Italy and Spain observed over 80% of the affected users. Recently S21sec detected […]