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The Triada Malware

Triada is a modular mobile Trojan that actively uses root privileges to substitute system files and uses several clever methods to become almost invisible - Kaspersky Labs.  The Malware’s proper name is Android.Triada.231. It is classified as Trojan. It was first detected in December 2017 on a Leagoo M9 Android Smartphone. Further research revealed that the Trojan [...]

By |2020-09-07T07:54:58+00:00September 7th, 2020|Articles|Comments Off on The Triada Malware

Getting facts correct! 5G and COVID-19, what is the connection?

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is a threat to humanity and the first pandemic in human history where information technology and social media are being used on a massive scale to help cope with and respond to the disease. But if these technologies have helped keep people safe, productive and connected during this unprecedented crisis, they have [...]

By |2020-04-15T06:06:51+00:00April 15th, 2020|Articles|Comments Off on Getting facts correct! 5G and COVID-19, what is the connection?

Phishing Attack Says You’re Exposed to Corona Virus, Spreads Malware

Cyber criminals are using a new phishing campaign that tells victims they've come in contact with someone diagnosed with COVID-19 and tricks them into downloading malware. The campaign pretends to be from a local hospital telling the recipient that they have been exposed to the Corona virus and that they need to be tested. The [...]

By |2020-04-06T14:19:24+00:00April 6th, 2020|Articles|Comments Off on Phishing Attack Says You’re Exposed to Corona Virus, Spreads Malware

Corona Virus Trojan Overwriting The MBR

SonicWall Capture Labs Threat Research team recently found a new malware taking advantage of the CoViD19 pandemic which makes disks unusable by overwriting the MBR. Upon execution, a number of helper files are dropped inside a temporary folder. You can see the infection cycle explained with details from the article. Useful links: https://securitynews.sonicwall.com/xmlpost/coronavirus-trojan-overwriting-the-mbr/

By |2020-04-06T14:12:55+00:00April 6th, 2020|Articles|Comments Off on Corona Virus Trojan Overwriting The MBR

Corona Virus Used in Malicious Campaigns

The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is being used in a variety of malicious campaigns including email spam, BEC, malware, ransomware, and malicious domains. Useful links: https://www.trendmicro.com/vinfo/us/security/news/cybercrime-and-digital-threats/coronavirus-used-in-spam-malware-file-names-and-malicious-domains

By |2020-04-06T14:09:59+00:00April 6th, 2020|Articles|Comments Off on Corona Virus Used in Malicious Campaigns