The life and death of the ZeuS Trojan

ZeuS is an infamous banking Trojan that infected millions of systems, and stole billions of dollars.

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Nope, that isn’t Elon Musk, and he isn’t offering a free Topmist Dust watch either

We take a look at a peculiar batch of spam on social media, claiming to show Elon Musk recommending we go searching for watch brands.

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Fired by algorithm: The future’s here and it’s a robot wearing a white collar

A Bloomberg investigation has revealed that Amazon Flex drivers are being evaluated, and in some cases fired, by algorithms.

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A deep dive into Saint Bot, a new downloader

Saint Bot is a downloader that has been used to drop stealers. We take a deep look at it and its accompanying panel.

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New Golang brute forcer discovered amid rise in e-commerce attacks

E-commerce sites are a hot commodity these days. We dig into how compromised PCs are helping to hack into them to inject skimmers, whether via vulnerabilities in the websites themselves or through a new malware we discovered gaining entry via brute force.

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Avzhan DDoS bot dropped by Chinese drive-by attack

The Avzhan DDoS bot is back in the wild again, this time being dropped by a Chinese drive-by attack. In this post, we’ll take a deep dive into its functionality and compare the sample we captured with the one described in the past.

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Drive-by cryptomining campaign targets millions of Android users

Android users have been exposed to drive-by cryptomining in one of the largest campaigns that we have detected so far.

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More trouble in Google Play land

After our mobile security experts repeatedly discovered adware on several apps on the Google Play store, our friends at Symantec have unearthed at least eight malicious apps that are found capable of adding affected mobile devices to a botnet.

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A week in security (Jan 08 – Jan 14)

A compilation of notable security news and blog posts from the 8th of January to the 14th. This week, we look back at sponsored tweets that phish, fake Word documents that download and execute a bot, ad fraud, and, yes, selfies.

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Floki Bot and the stealthy dropper

Floki Bot, described recently by Dr. Peter Stephenson from SC Magazine is yet another bot, based on the leaked Zeus code. However, the author came up with various custom modifications that makes it more interesting.

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