TA571 Delivers IcedID Forked Loader

Proofpoint researchers identified TA571 delivering the Forked variant of IcedID in two campaigns on 11 and 18 October 2023. Both campaigns included over 6,000 messages, each impacting over 1,200 customers in a variety of industries globally. Emails in the campaigns Read More …

IcedID Botnet Distributors Abuse Google PPC to Distribute Malware

After closely tracking the activities of the IcedID botnet, Trend Micro researchers have discovered some significant changes in its distribution methods. Since December 2022, Trend Micro observed the abuse of Google pay per click (PPC) ads to distribute IcedID via Read More …

New SVCReady malware loads from Word doc properties

A previously unknown malware loader named SVCReady has been discovered in phishing attacks, featuring an unusual way of loading the malware from Word documents onto compromised machines. More specifically, it uses VBA macro code to execute shellcode stored in the Read More …

TrickBot Spruces Up Its Banking Trojan Module

The TrickBot trojan is adding man-in-the-browser (MitB) capabilities for stealing online banking credentials that resemble Zeus, the early banking trojan, researchers said — potentially signaling a coming onslaught of fraud attacks. TrickBot is a sophisticated (and common) modular threat known Read More …

Malicious spam campaigns delivering banking Trojans

In mid-March 2021, we observed two new spam campaigns. The messages in both cases were written in English and contained ZIP attachments or links to ZIP files. Further research revealed that both campaigns ultimately aimed to distribute banking Trojans. The Read More …