Pierluigi Paganini September 28, 2021
Trend Micro fixes a critical flaw in ServerProtec Solution, patch it now!

Trend Micro has addressed a critical authentication bypass vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2021-36745, affecting the ServerProtect solution. Trend Micro has released security patches to address a critical authentication bypass vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2021-36745, that affects the Trend Micro ServerProtect product. Trend Micro Server Protect offers comprehensive real-time protection for enterprise infrastructure, preventing them from being targeted by viruses, […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 12, 2016
Google hacker criticized TrendMicro for critical flaws

A hacker with Google Project Zero research team, publicly disclosed critical vulnerabilities in the TrendMicro Antivirus. Tavis Ormandy, a researcher with Google’s Project Zero vulnerability research team, publicly disclosed critical vulnerabilities in TrendMicro Antivirus that could be exploited to execute malicious code on the targeted system. Ormandy took only about 30 seconds to find the […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 25, 2015
A new strain of banking trojan VAWTRAK uses Macros and abuses Windows PowerShell

Security experts at TrendMicro observed significant improvements in VAWTRAK banking trojan which couples use malicious macros and Windows PowerShell. Early 2015 the Microsoft Malware Protection Center (MMPC) issued an alert about a surge in the infections of malware using macros to spread their malicious code. The experts MMPC have observed a significant increase in enable-macros […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 04, 2014
TrendMicro analyzed the wiper malware that infected Sony Pictures

TrendLabs has analyzed the Destructive malware mentioned in the FBI warnings recently issued and they have linked it to cyber attack against Sony Pictures. Researchers at TrendLabs announced that they have identified the strain of malware that appears to have been used in the cyber attack against Sony Pictures systems by GOP (Guardians of Peace). The hackers […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 25, 2014
Hacking RFID payment smart cards with an Android App

TrendMicro explained the mechanisms behind the hacking of RFID payment smartcards, explained how to do it with an Android App. Security experts recently spotted an Android app used to hack the NFC based electronic payment system used in Chile, the “Tarjeta BIP!”. The malicious Android app detected as ANDROIDOS_STIP.A was designed to attack NFC devices and distributed online through forums and blogs. […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 13, 2014
The millionaire business behind the use of Limitless and Predator Pain Keylogger/RATs in the criminal ecosystems

Trend Micro issued a research paper on operations behind Predator Pain and Limitless keyloggers, both of which are easily obtainable from underground. Cybercriminals ordinary use malicious code to steal money from victims, the number of malware available in the criminal ecosystem is continuously growing, their level of sophistication and cost are extremely variable. Thinking of banking […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 06, 2014
Operation Huyao, the scary evolution of phishing attacks

Security experts at TrendMicro have discovered a new Phishing technique dubbed Operation Huyao that it very hard to detect by site owners and end-users. Security experts have uncovered a new phishing technique, dubbed Operation Huyao, targeting online shopping websites and that is considered by researchers a significantly change to the threat landscape for phishing activities. In a classic […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 02, 2014
Google Drive once again exploited in a sophisticated phishing attack

Cybercriminals and states-sponsored hackers are leveraging Google Drive site and other cloud storage to operate in a stealthy way and avoid detection. Cybercriminals and attackers are exploiting once again Google Drive infrastructure to avoid detection. The exploitation of Google Drive cloud storage by cyber criminals is not a novelty, a few days ago experts at […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 10, 2014
The HTTPS Phishing Websites will double by the end of 2014

According to the investigation conducted by experts at TrendMicro the number of HTTPS phishing sites is increasing and it will double by the end of 2014. Google considers security a top priority for this reason the company is starting to use HTTPS as a ranking signal. The scope is to encourage the adoption of HTTPS, but the […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 06, 2014
Trend Micro report on Chinese Mobile Underground Market

This report provides a brief overview of some basic underground activities in the mobile space in China, describing products and services. Security firm Trend Micro issued an interesting report on Chinese cybercrime which is increasingly targeting mobile platforms thanks to a vast underground offer of services and tools. Trend Micro Mobile Cybercriminal Underground Market report analyzes […]