cryptomining

An application pretending to be DApp MetaMask contained malware that aimed to steal coins by replacing wallet addresses. Decentralized application (DApp) MetaMask is facing new problems from cryptocurrency scammers after malware impersonating the tool appeared on Google Play, cybersecurity company Eset reported Feb. 9. The malware, which replaces computer clipboard info in an attempt to stealRead More →

Ransomware

We have been tracking a prolific malvertising campaign for several weeks and captured a variety of payloads, including several stealers. One that we initially identified as Arkei turned out to be Vidar, a new piece of malware recently analyzed in detail by Fumik0_ in his post: Let’s dig into Vidar – An ArkeiRead More →

cryptomining

Android malware that combines info/data-stealing and phishing capabilities lurked in Google Play using the guise of legit-looking applications; one of them was installed at least 100,000 times. Camouflaged as utility apps or games, Mobstspy infected devices primarily in India, although its distribution was worldwide, affecting users in 199 countries. ResearchesRead More →