Financial threats in H1 2019

Financial cyberthreats are malicious programs that attack users of online banking services, electronic money, cryptocurrency and other similar services, as well as threats aimed at gaining access to financial organizations and their infrastructure. Kaspersky experts regularly analyze the statistics that Read More …

Anubis Android Malware Returns with Over 17,000 Samples

The 2018 mobile threat landscape had banking trojans that diversified their tactics and techniques to evade detection and further monetize their malware — and in the case of the Anubis Android malware, retooled for other malicious activities. Anubis underwent several changes since Read More …

Latest Spam Campaigns from TA505 Now Using New Malware Tools Gelup and FlowerPippi

Since our last research on TA505, we have observed new activity from the group that involves campaigns targeting different countries over the last few weeks. We found them targeting countries in the Middle East such as United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia, Read More …

Making Intelligence Actionable: Cybersecurity Preparedness in the Credit Union Industry

As the threat landscape continues to evolve, organizations need to be increasingly proactive in their approach to cybersecurity. One industry that’s taken proactive measures toward cybersecurity preparedness is the credit union industry. Over the last couple of years, the National Read More …

Phishing, ransomware are top cyberattacks on financial services firms

Phishing and ransomware attacks are the most reported types of cyberattacks on financial services firms, but in most cases the causes of outages were far more mundane. Financial services firms reported 819 cyber incidents to their watchdog, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), Read More …

Houdini malware targets victims with keylogger, online bank account theft tools

A new variant of the Houdini malware has been detected in campaigns against financial institutions and their customers. Last week, cybersecurity researchers from Cofense said in a blog post that the new strain of Houdini — also known as HWorm — was Read More …