Zeus GameOver

Pierluigi Paganini July 10, 2014
Facebook dismantled Lecpetex botnet which infected 250,000 Computers

Facebook in a joint operation with the Greek Cyber Crime Division dismantled the Lecpetex botnet, which infected 250,000 Computers in different countries. Facebook has announced to have successfully conducted the takeover of the Lecpetex botnet  in Greece. The bad actors operating in Greece were using the popular social media platform for illicit activities, including data stealing, malware distribution […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 29, 2014
Why the agreement between ENISA and EUROPOL is strategic?

ENISA and Europol have signed an agreement with the intent to facilitate the cooperation in the fight to the cyber criminal activities. The fight to the cybercrime needs a joint effort of governments, law enforcement agencies and private entities. Cyber threats are becoming even more sophisticated and bad actors behind them are structured in efficient organizations difficult […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 17, 2014
Dyreza banking Trojan uses browser hooking to defeat SSL

Security experts at CSIS in Denmark have discovered a new piece of banking malware, dubbed Dyreza, which implements browser hooking to defeat SSL. Dyreza is the name of a new banking Trojan which is targeting numerous financial institutions, including Bank of America, Citibank, Natwest, RBS and Ulsterbank. Dyreza captured the attention of security researchers due the technique it […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 27, 2014
Gameover ZeuS is Targeting recruitment websites

Security experts at F-Secure have detected a new variant of Gameover ZeuS financial Trojan which is targeting recruitment websites. Zeus Trojan is probably one of the most prolific and long-lived malware, security firms have discovered in the last years numerous variant even more sophisticated. After the public release of it source code, principal security firms have […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 04, 2014
Hackers use encryption to server a GameOver Zeus banking malware

Security experts at Malcovery firm have detected a new Zeus variant bypassing the security traditional defenses with the usage of encryption. Zeus malware is hard to die, the availability of its source code in the wild caused periodically the born of a new variant, even more resistant  and sophisticated. Over the years, we saw variants […]