Nemucod serves nasty package: Combining ransomware and ad-clickers

Nemucod, previously one of the worst infecting malware types in Ireland is causing mayhem again. Just last week ESET reported on Nemucod shifting away from ransomware and downloading the ad-clicking malware Kovter instead. Now, it seems that the operators of the notorious downloader went a step further and are serving their victims the whole package … More Nemucod serves nasty package: Combining ransomware and ad-clickers

Nemucod now spreading banking trojans

ESET researchers noticed a huge outbreak of a new Spy.Banker variant, detected as Spy.Banker.ADEA. Nemucod has previously been one of the most detected malwares in Ireland. On the morning of Friday August 12th, at around 12pm CET this new variant was spotted in Brazil. Similar to previous ones used by other banking trojans in South America, … More Nemucod now spreading banking trojans

Nemucod is back and serving an ad-clicking backdoor instead of ransomware

Nemucod, the Trojan that affected Ireland worst in 2016 is back with a new campaign. Instead of serving its victims ransomware, it delivers an ad-clicking backdoor Trojan detected by ESET as Win32/Kovter. As a backdoor, this trojan allows the attacker to control the machine remotely without the victim’s consent or knowledge. The currently used variant … More Nemucod is back and serving an ad-clicking backdoor instead of ransomware

Ireland worst affected by Nemucod ransomware delivering trojan

ESET finds that Nemucod, the top infecting malware of recent weeks has a 15,82% world detection rate, but a 50,42% detection rate in Ireland ESET Ireland warns users against an increased number of infected emails containing a malicious attachment, which downloads and installs ransomware onto an infected device. When opened, it encrypts victims‘ files on … More Ireland worst affected by Nemucod ransomware delivering trojan

3ve – Major online ad fraud operation disrupted

International law enforcement swoops on fake ad viewing outfit. On Monday, October 22nd, a disruption action involving law enforcement bodies worldwide targeted “3ve”, a major online ad fraud operation. Today, on November 27, 2018, a 13-count indictment against eight defendants was unsealed. Out of these eight defendants, three are in custody and awaiting extradition. Ad fraud campaigns … More 3ve – Major online ad fraud operation disrupted