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trojans

Wi-Fi hijacker Trojan masquerades as Android apps
Hackers
Google Android

Wi-Fi hijacker Trojan masquerades as Android apps

Switcher Trojan can hack your router's DNS requests
4 Jan 2017
Dropper RealShell shows malware devs are getting smarter
RATDispenser evades nine in ten anti-virus engines
Security

Dropper RealShell shows malware devs are getting smarter

The Android Trojan dropper can avoid existing defences to install malicious files on Android devices
16 Jun 2015
Energy companies targeted by Laziok Trojan
Hacker
Security

Energy companies targeted by Laziok Trojan

Malware enters infrastructure, then sends in more advanced viruses to carry out attacks
2 Apr 2015
Regin malware used in attacks since 2008, Symantec research
Malware
Security

Regin malware used in attacks since 2008, Symantec research

Newly-discovered complex malware could be state-sponsored, researchers claim
24 Nov 2014
UK clampdown on PC hijackers prompts four arrests
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Security

UK clampdown on PC hijackers prompts four arrests

NCA-led initiative to stop users of Remote Access Trojans results in multiple arrests
21 Nov 2014
Fake WHO email about Ebola spreads malware
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Fake WHO email about Ebola spreads malware

Advice email from “World Health Organization” harbours its own virus
24 Oct 2014
Android Trojan poses as game of noughts and crosses
malware

Android Trojan poses as game of noughts and crosses

Goaml malware steals text messages and emails
14 Oct 2014
Selfmite Android malware returns, bigger & badder
Mobile malware
malware

Selfmite Android malware returns, bigger & badder

Sending out more text messages and making more money for hackers
10 Oct 2014
ESET uncovers Android file-encrypting piece of ransomware
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ESET uncovers Android file-encrypting piece of ransomware

Android/Simplocker malware allows hackers to hold users' devices to ransom
5 Jun 2014
Malwarebytes warns users of ‘certified’ banking Trojan
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Malwarebytes warns users of ‘certified’ banking Trojan

Security vendor sounds alarm over emergence of new password-stealing Trojan.
6 Feb 2013
Malware prototype exposes smartcard security flaws
Hand coming out of screen stealing credit card
Security

Malware prototype exposes smartcard security flaws

Proof-of-concept trojan gives cybercriminals access to sensitive data with just an internet connection
20 Nov 2012
Trusteer hails discovery of ‘Son of Silon’ financial malware
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Trusteer hails discovery of ‘Son of Silon’ financial malware

New Trojan uses decoys and monitoring to evade detection and fight deletion.
10 Aug 2012
Security industry criticises Apple over Flashback malware
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malware

Security industry criticises Apple over Flashback malware

Cupertino company slammed over slow response to fix Trojan problem.
12 Apr 2012
Trojan targets Mac OS X Lion anti-malware
Mac OS X Lion
Security

Trojan targets Mac OS X Lion anti-malware

F-Secure finds a nasty piece of malware that disables Lion OS defences.
20 Oct 2011
Super smart social threats running wild
Social network
Security

Super smart social threats running wild

In one week, a very clever piece of social engineering is spotted, it emerges Facebook phishing is rising and thousands of Twitter users are hacked. J…
27 Jul 2011
Gordon Brown claims malware used in NOTW hacking
Gordon Brown
hacking

Gordon Brown claims malware used in NOTW hacking

The former Prime Minister says Trojans were used by the now deceased tabloid as the hacking scandal rages on.
14 Jul 2011
SOCA and Virgin partner in SpyEye fight
Malware
unified threat management (UTM)

SOCA and Virgin partner in SpyEye fight

The troublesome SpyEye Trojan is being tackled head on by the Government body and the ISP.
16 Jun 2011
Android DroidDream nightmare continues
Android
Google Android

Android DroidDream nightmare continues

Android security fears escalate again thanks to researchers spotting more trojanised apps.
6 Jun 2011
Over 150 French Government systems hacked
France
public sector

Over 150 French Government systems hacked

Hackers use a Trojan to compromise more than 150 French Ministry of Finance computers.
7 Mar 2011
Sneaky Android threats still rising
Android
Google Android

Sneaky Android threats still rising

Android threats are becoming increasingly prevalent, Symantec warns, with one notable piece of malware hiding in a Steamy Window app.
1 Mar 2011
OddJob Trojan hijacking banking sessions
Bond
Security

OddJob Trojan hijacking banking sessions

The OddJob Trojan has been seen hijacking banking sessions and stealing funds across the globe.
22 Feb 2011
Adobe targeted malware spikes
Adobe Reader
malware

Adobe targeted malware spikes

Malware targeting Adobe Reader surges in January, GFI says.
7 Feb 2011
UK Government hit by Trojan
Trojan
Security

UK Government hit by Trojan

Foreign Secretary William Hague admits to the attack which took place in December.
7 Feb 2011
Third of all malware created in 2010
Cyber crime
Security

Third of all malware created in 2010

PandaLabs’ annual report claims a third of all malware ever made was created last year.
5 Jan 2011