April 4, 2013, 1:37 pm
in Anti-Malware Research, Free Tools , by Razvan Stoica

The Trojan.Icepol e-threat (that we’ve covered here before) is still alive and very much kicking. In fact, according to Bitdefender antimalware researcher Razvan Benchea, its developers are kicking out version after version, at rapid pace, in a (somewhat misguided) attempt … Continue reading

November 13, 2012, 8:24 pm

Grab the free removal tool and put your machine back on track in no time When it comes to innovation, cyber-criminals have no borders, or that’s what we believe after analyzing this piece of multi-language malware detected as Trojan.Ransom.IcePol.

May 18, 2012, 3:16 pm
in Anti-Malware Research , by Razvan Stoica

The ZeroAccess crimeware package has beed made rather much of, in view of its advanced kernel-mode rootkit driver. The Sirefef rootkit is highly aggressive and rather hard to detect; it exhibits polymorphism, overwrites legitimate system driver files to replace them … Continue reading

March 28, 2012, 3:38 pm
in Anti-Malware Research , by Razvan Stoica

With the recent explosion of bootkit variants, “old” trojans are getting a new lease of life by including bootkit functionality.  As part of our ongoing series on emerging e-threats, we present Rootkit.MBR.Yurn.A, which has managed to avoid (so far) detection … Continue reading

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May 12, 2011, 2:50 pm
in Anti-Malware Research , by Razvan Stoica

The android-based e-threats found so far are exclusively trojans, masquerading either as legitimate or as pirated versions of popular applications. Only one in particular functions as a trojan downloader and that, only on rooted devices.