At the G20 summit held near St. Petersburg in September, attending delegates representing the 20 most powerful nations in the world have been handed gifts that included malware-laden USB drives and specially crafted mobile phone chargers able to steal information, it is claimed in a report published by Italian daily newspaper La Stampa.
WhatsApp is one of the most popular instant-messaging services out there, and its huge user base (over 300 million active users) makes Whatsapp-themed spam a great way to infect a large number of computers.
Just a few days ago, the source code of the famous KINS banking Trojan was leaked.
The ESET HQ malware research lab is reporting an unusual spike in the actvity of Filecoder malware - Trojans that encrypt user files and try to extort a ransom from the victim in exchange for a decrypting software.
Cybercrooks wielding the Caphaw (better known as Shylock) banking Trojan are once again targeting users of financial institutions around the world, warns Zscaler.
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