Enterprise

Exploring the Correlation Between Bitcoin’s Boom and Evrial’s Capabilities

Many of the stealthiest cyberthreats out there spawn on underground forums, as malware authors leverage the space to sell unique variants to fellow criminals. And now there’s a new addition to the underground scene. Meet Evrial: a powerful, information-stealing Trojan which is currently for sale for 1,500 Rubles or $27 ...

McAfee Labs

Emotet Downloader Trojan Returns in Force

During the past couple of days, we have seen an increase in activity from Emotet. This Trojan downloader spreads by emails that lure victims into downloading a Word document, which contains macros that after executing employ PowerShell to download a malicious payload. We have observed Emotet downloading a variety of ...

Enterprise

When Your Media Player Watches You – Trojan Infects Software Downloads for Macs

Users downloading a media player to watch videos on their Macs ended up being watched by cybercriminals using Trojan malware to spy on victims’ operating systems. Unfortunately, that’s the case for the popular Mac OSX media player, Elmedia Player. A trojanized version of the program has hit the scene as ...

McAfee Labs

Emotet Trojan Acts as Loader, Spreads Automatically

Since the middle of July, McAfee has observed new updates of the Emotet, a Trojan that was first discovered in 2014. This malware harvests banking credentials. Early variants used Outlook contact harvesting to spread via malicious spam. The latest variants act as loaders and use several mechanisms to spread over ...

Enterprise

New Surveillance Malware “FruitFly” Is a Nearly Undetectable Mac Backdoor

Charles McFarland contributed to this blog Mac malware outbreaks used to be viewed as a rarity. However, the last few years have seen Mac-focused threats steadily on the rise. In fact, our McAfee Labs Quarterly Threats Report showed instances of Mac malware growing by a huge 744% in 2016. Fast ...

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