Prolific cyber extortion group Karakurt might be a Conti side hustle

Written by AJ Vicens Apr 15, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP In late February, a Ukrainian researcher with longtime access to Conti’s internal chats and files began leaking them online, exposing in…

Mēris and TrickBot standing on the shoulders of giants

Avast –  Avast –  This is the story of piecing together information and research leading to the discovery of one of the largest botnet-as-a-service cybercrime operations we’ve seen in a…

TrickBot malware suddenly got quiet, researchers say, but it's hardly the end for its operators

Written by Joe Warminsky Feb 25, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The operators of TrickBot have essentially shut down the notorious malware, multiple reports say, but evidence suggests the gang has begun…

Trickbot malware infects 140,000+ customer devices of tech giants

According to researchers, TrickBot malware has targeted customers of over 60 high-profile corporations since November 2020 including Google, Microsoft, PayPal, Bank of America, and others. As per the latest report…

TrickBot developers continue to refine the malware's sneakiness and power

Written by Joe Warminsky Feb 16, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The versatile malware known as TrickBot continues to pose “great danger” to customers of financial and technology companies because its developers…

TrickBot malware now crashes researchers’ devices to evade analysis

Since the return of TrickBot malware researchers are observing additional features and capabilities which makes its detection and analysis tougher than ever. TrickBot banking trojan has evolved into a full-featured,…

TrickBot Crashes Browser Tabs to Hinder Malware Analysis

TrickBot is continuously evolving, as the malware has been recently extended with new features. These challenge its research, analysis, and detection as its latest variants are improved to crash browser…

Diavol Ransomware Appears to Have Connections with TrickBot

TrickBot is a distant descendent of the ZeuS banking Trojan, which first appeared in 2005, although it is most commonly associated with Dyre or Dyreza, which went down in 2015.…

Cobalt Strike Is Being Installed by Emotet for Faster Attacks

Emotet belongs to the malware strain known as banking Trojans, and it primarily spreads through malspam. The messages used by Emotet often contain familiar branding, mimicking the email format of well-known…

Patch Tuesday December 2021 – Microsoft Fixes 67 Flaws, Including 6 Zero-Day Vulnerabilities

December’s Patch Tuesday comes with numerous security fixes and improvements, including two actively exploited zero-day vulnerabilities. The list features spoofing, denial of service, remote code execution, elevation of privilege, and…