ESET Research: Latin American banking trojans spread to Europe at the height of activity

Latin American banking trojans are an ongoing, evolving threat and ESET has recently seen some of their biggest campaigns to date. They target mainly Brazil, Spain, and Mexico. Mekotio and Grandoreiro expanded to Europe, mainly targeting Spain but also Italy, France and Belgium. There are at least eight different malware families still active. In June … More ESET Research: Latin American banking trojans spread to Europe at the height of activity

Vadokrist: A wolf in sheep’s clothing

ESET researchers published today another installment in their ongoing series of Latin American banking trojans. Since 2018 they have investigated Vadokrist, a trojan that is specifically focused on Brazil. The malware utilizes backdoor functionality and is distributed via malicious spam emails targeting financial institutions. Unlike most other Latin American banking trojans, Vadokrist does not collect … More Vadokrist: A wolf in sheep’s clothing