Monthly Archives: November 2017

New Banker Trojan is Designed to Leverage Facebook and Twitter Accounts

Bitdefender has exposed a dangerous new trojan, based on the now infamous ZeuS Banker Trojan. This trojan, named, Terdot, is designed to target social media and major email sites as well as banks. It is designed to gather credentials from … Continue reading

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The CIA Uses Kaspersky to Mask Its Cyber Operations

Attribution. That’s what makes most cyber attack investigations inconclusive. Attribution is what makes cybersecurity firms incapable of delineating the extent of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, if any. No matter what you may read, no one, not even … Continue reading

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The Recent Increase in Email-based Blackmail and Extortion Scams

If you get an email that threatens to expose you to colleagues, contacts, or law enforcement agencies, don’t get overly concerned; unless, of course, you’re a criminal. These kinds of emails have been around for a while, but have recently … Continue reading

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Reaper Madness: The Enigmatic and Potentially Deadly Reaper Botnet

We don’t know where or when, but someday the Reaper will come for us all. I mean the Reaper botnet, of course. It is potentially the most dangerous botnet ever created and one of the most inept. It is a … Continue reading

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