Upatre (or Waski) is a downloader Trojan that has lately become the malware of choice for cyber crooks to deliver additional, more dangerous malware on users' computers.
Trend Micro researchers have found and analyzed a new piece of crypto-ransomware: CryptVault encrypts files, makes them look like files quarantined by an AV solution, asks for ransom and, finally, downloads info-stealer malware.
"An experienced and resource-backed cybercrime gang" is using the relatively new Dyre/Dyreza banking Trojan coupled with effective social engineering to steal millions from businesses, IBM Security Intelligence researchers John Kuhn and Lance Mueller warned.
Malwarebytes researchers have spotted another malware delivery campaign that uses compromised WordPress sites to redirect users to a page hosting an exploit kit.
An email spam campaign targeting companies in the petroleum, gas and helium industries has been spotted by Symantec researchers.
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