SAP The Target Of New Malware

There is a new Trojan discovered by Doctor Web, a Russian antivirus company, in the last few weeks that is searching for computers containing SAP client applications. For now this is the Trojan’s only activity. This type of action would indicate the criminals are amassing a network for a future attack. SAP makes software for Enterprise Resource…

Tor No Longer Private

After stealing $1.4 million using the TorRat Trojan 4 men were arrested by the Dutch National High Tech Crime Unit. The criminals used the Trojan to steal money from over 150 accounts. TorRat is designed to steal online banking credentials. The bank robbers were able to hide their activities by putting their command and control server on…

Mexico Exports ATM Hack To the United States

Backdoor.Ploutus is malware transferred to ATMs. The malware was originally discovered by Symantec on September 4, 2013. At the time the malware was known to be isolated in Mexico. New evidence suggests the malware is on the move. The original source code uses Spanish for function names along with bad English grammar. This would indicate…

php.net Hack Confirmed

Yesterday in our article php.net Blacklisted By Google Rasmus Lerdorf, the creator of php, claimed Google reported a false positive. Today however php.net admits two of their servers were compromised with malicous JavaScript code. From October 22nd thru the 24th the two servers infected php.net visitors committing code to projects hosted on svn.php.net or git.php.net with malicous JavaScript code.…

Fake Dropbox Emails Hide Malware

A recent phishing attack is enticing people to reset their Dropbox password. Here is a copy of the email: The email is designed to spread a Trojan that is part of the ZeuS family of Trojans. The criminals even had the forethought to take advantage of af the security blog blog.dynamoo.com by hosting the Trojan on the…

php.net Blacklisted By Google

Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome issue a warning that PHP.net is riddled with malware thanks to Google’s safe browsing API.  Google’s security blacklist service has tagged the site as malicous. PHP.net is the home for information, education and releases related to the popular scripting language. PHP is a scripting language that runs on the server…

Android In South Korea Under Attack

Russian virus researchers at Dr. Web have detected a new Trojan “Android.Spy.40.origin” spread on android devices by SMS spam. The message contains a link that when clicked on executes an APK file. Once installed on the device the Trojan hides inbound text messages from the recipient and forwards them to a server which the Trojan…

Top Antivirus Software For Small Business

Yesterday AV Comparatives released their 2013 Business Software Review. The report evaluates security software for small and medium sized businesses who would not normally be large enough to have a full time IT professional on staff. The report assumes a business running a Windows 2012 domain, and only 25 PCs running Windows 7 or 8. AV…

Antivirus For Android By Malwarebytes

There have been numerous reports lately of Android apps ladden with malware. There have been reports of text spams carrying malware. Cyber security reports of smart phones being the new target of malware is everywhere lately. On September 30th Trend Micro reported finding over 700,000 malicous apps in the Android marketplace. In the midst of all of this…

Indonesia Top Source For Internet Attacks

Akamai released its State of the Internet report for the second quarter of 2013. Being the largest content distribution company in the world Akamai has an internet presence throughout the world. As part of their efforts to constantly improve service Akamai has monitoring agents throughout their network. One of the things Akamai’s monitors report on…