Emotet resurgence packs in new binaries, Trickbot functions

Emotet, a Banking Trojan turned devastating modular threat, has returned with upgraded functions in a new wave of attacks.

The malware, first discovered in 2014, has evolved over the past few years from a relatively basic, singular threat into a customizable modular package used to deploy additional payloads against financial institutions, the enterprise, and consumers worldwide.

Emotet, believed to be the work of a threat group dubbed Mealybug, differs due to its operator’s pivot from standalone malware to malware-as-a-service.

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Source: ZDNet