Pierluigi Paganini April 07, 2014
New Zeus trojan variant digitally signed in the wild

Security researchers at Comodo have detected a new Zeus trojan variant enhanced with digital signature of its source code to avoid detection. The security community is once again menaced by Zeus banking trojan, a new variant of the malicious  ZeuS Trojan has been identified by researchers at Comodo AV labs. This instance presents an interesting feature, it is […]

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 21, 2014
Zeus variant hit Software-as-a-service applications

Discovered a Zeus variant that implements a web-crawling feature to hit Software-as-a-service applications to obtain access to proprietary data or code This is the second news on Zeus malware in less than a week, previous one was related to a new variant using steganography to hide configuration file, this last discovery is related to a version even more […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 18, 2014
Detected new Zeus variant which makes use of steganography

Security experts at Malwarebytes detected a new of the popular Zeus banking trojan variant which makes use of steganography to hide the configuration file. The immortal Zeus malware strikes again, researchers at Malwarebytes have found a new variant of the banking trojan. The new variant of Zeus is using the steganography to disguise the configuration code […]

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 […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 11, 2013
Detected 64-bit ZeuS banking trojan using Tor network

Security researchers at Kaspersky Lab have detected a 64-bit Zeus banking trojan version enhanced with communication capability on the Tor network. Is Zeus banking trojan dead? Absolutely no! Periodically security experts found new a variant that includes new features to make it more resilient and able to spread itself via social networks. Last variant was […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 07, 2013
GreatestArcadeHits serves ZEUS ZBOT banking trojan

Intelligence Ian Malloy has discovered an hidden variant of the popular Zeus banking trojan in the GreatestArcadeHits servers. GreatestArcadeHits.* serves up more than entertainment, in fact they don’t serve up entertainment at all.  Hidden in the application is the infamous ZEUS/ZBOT, a banking trojan that has the capacity to spoof online banking sites to steal […]