WhatsApp Pink: Watch out for this fake update

The malware sends automated replies to messages on WhatsApp and other major chat apps. Android users should be wary of messages that are being circulated on WhatsApp and other major messaging platforms and promise to provide a new color theme for WhatsApp. Disguised as an official update for the platform, the “WhatsApp Pink” theme is … More WhatsApp Pink: Watch out for this fake update

Emotet botnet disrupted in global operation

The law enforcement action is one of the most significant operations against cybercriminal enterprises ever. Europol has announced the disruption of the Emotet botnet, one of the longest-lived and most pervasive malware threats, following a large-scale operation that also included a number of national law enforcement agencies across Europe and North America. Authorities in the Netherlands, Germany, … More Emotet botnet disrupted in global operation

Gmail starts blocking JavaScript attachments: Alternative infector vectors to be expected?

As of February 13th, 2017, Gmail has started deploying their new restrictive policy on .js file attachments, extending their list of file types blocked for security reasons. After the full release, Gmail users won’t be able to send or receive mail containing .js attachments, even if they’re in a compressed and archived form. Seeing that … More Gmail starts blocking JavaScript attachments: Alternative infector vectors to be expected?

ESET Warning: Trojan masked as “voice messages” attached to emails

ESET Ireland detects Irish mailboxes receiving emails with attachments claiming to be “voice messages”, carrying trojan malware. Just a week ago we reported the Tax Refund email scam making the rounds in Ireland and already it is followed by another mass spam run. This time it pretends to be sending people “voice messages” they have … More ESET Warning: Trojan masked as “voice messages” attached to emails