This article is a deep dive intended for a complete understanding of these four banking trojan families: Guildma, Javali, Melcoz and Grandoreiro, as they expand abroad, targeting users not just in Brazil, but in the wider Latin America and Europe. …

Exploit kits still play a role in today’s threat landscape and continue to evolve. For this blogpost I studied and analyzed the evolution of one of the most sophisticated exploit kits out there – Magnitude EK – for a whole year. …

In mid-April, our threat monitoring systems detected malicious files being distributed under the name “on the new initiative of the World Bank in connection with the coronavirus pandemic” (in Russian) with the extension EXE or RAR. Inside the files was the well-known Rovnix bootkit. …

In February 2020, we observed a Trojan injected into the system process memory on a particular host. The target turned out to be a diplomatic entity. We attribute this campaign with high confidence to the SixLittleMonkeys (aka Microcin) threat actor. …

Thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, the role of the Internet in our lives has undergone changes, including irreversible ones. We decided to take a closer look at the changes around us through the prism of information security, starting with the video game industry. …

Over the past two years we have reviewed how adult content has been used to spread malware and abuse users’ privacy. This is a trend that’s unlikely to go away, especially under current circumstances. While many pornography platforms are enjoying an influx of new users and providing legitimate and safe services, the security risks remain, if not increase. …

Today, we are announcing the release of KTAE, the Kaspersky Threat Attribution Engine. This code attribution technology, developed initially for internal use by the Kaspersky Global Research and Analysis Team, is now being made available to a wider audience. …

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