Crimeware: Malware and massive campaigns around the world

Within the world of IT security, one of the biggest concerns for companies and users is malicious code that can compromise their systems and/or information networks. This concern is not at all unfounded, as cases of malware and crimeware incidents are reported daily around the world. Indeed, the number of reports, detections and threats observed … More Crimeware: Malware and massive campaigns around the world

Beware banking trojans and their nasty helpers

Banking trojans are rife, infecting thousands of users around the globe and helping cybercriminals gain illegal access to banking credentials and account information. But to do this, they often need assistance from an assortment of trojan downloaders, webinject files and the like. In this feature, we take a closer look at four especially severe examples. … More Beware banking trojans and their nasty helpers

A trojan is being directly emailed to the Irish

ESET Ireland warns of an email, titled “Important – To all Employee’s”, which has an infected attachment that contains a trojan The email has been observed to come from an Irish email address and targets other Irish emails. The title “Important – To all Employee’s” (spelling error included) prompts receivers to open an archived attachment … More A trojan is being directly emailed to the Irish

The phishing assault on Ireland shows no signs of letting up

ESET Ireland is warning about another pair of phishing emails doing the rounds, one trying to grab Eircom passwords, the other pushing a trojan infection I really wish we could once send out an email saying “nothing to worry about” and one day (perhaps when temperatures in Hell drop substantially) we might be able to, … More The phishing assault on Ireland shows no signs of letting up