The ESET security research team, in collaboration with CERT-Bund, the Swedish National Infrastructure for Computing and other leading agencies, has uncovered a widespread cybercriminal campaign involving a Backdoor Trojan which seized control of more than 25,000 UNIX servers worldwide.
Researchers from Russian AV company Dr. Web have recently analyzed a Trojan that hacks Wi-Fi routers in order to facilitate the spreading of the infamous Sality malware family.
Private messages delivering what seems to be an image are spreading like wildfire on Facebook, as the file in question triggers the download of a Trojan that compromises the victims' computer and Facebook account to spread the malware further.
Bitdefender has discovered that more than 1,000 people have already been tricked into installing Trojan malware after clicking on a new Facebook scam that promises naked videos of their friends.
Malware peddlers employing a new Zeus banking Trojan variant have resorted to hiding the malware's configuration file into innocuous-looking sunset and cat photos, warns Trend Micro.