Malware Alert

  • Dissecting PRILEX and CUTLET MAKER ATM Malware Families
    For a while now, Trend Micro has focused its efforts on covering ATM malware, especially new families that come up with features that stealthily target banking customers. In this blog post, we're going to cover two that have recently come to our attention: Prilex and Cutlet Maker. Each of them is interesting in their own right, but for different reasons […]
  • December Patch Tuesday: Yearender Includes Updates for MMPE Vulnerabilities
    It was a relatively low-key year-ender for Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday, as the company’s monthly release of updates was relatively light in terms of noteworthy vulnerabilities. With that said, there were still a few notable vulnerabilities that were addressed. Post from: Trendlabs Security Intelligence Blog - by Trend Micro December Patch Tuesday: Yearender In […]
  • Untangling the Patchwork Cyberespionage Group
    Patchwork (also known as Dropping Elephant) is a cyberespionage group known for targeting diplomatic and government agencies that has since added businesses to their list of targets. Patchwork’s moniker is from its notoriety for rehashing off-the-rack tools and malware for its own campaigns. The attack vectors they use may not be groundbreaking—what with oth […]
  • CONFICKER/ DOWNAD 9 Years After: Examining its Impact on Legacy Systems
    Despite being nearly a decade old, and years past its peak, DOWNAD, also known as CONFICKER, has not gone away. 9 years to the month after its first discovery, we take a look at the numbers to see where DOWNAD is today, and why it is still one of the world’s most prevalent malware. Post from: Trendlabs Security Intelligence Blog - by Trend Micro CONFICKER/ D […]
  • New Mirai Attack Attempts Detected in South America and North African Countries
    A few days after a campaign in Argentina, there was a spike of activity from Mirai in a series of attack attempts in South American and North African countries. Post from: Trendlabs Security Intelligence Blog - by Trend Micro New Mirai Attack Attempts Detected in South America and North African Countries […]