Posts Tagged ‘MalwareBytes’

Malwarebytes Anti-ExploitMalwarebytes Anti-Exploit – a new application for fighting with exploits

Malwarebytes company released the first public beta release of Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit – a modified and improved version of ExploitShield ZeroVulnerabilityLabs. Similarly, as in his previous incarnation – ExploitShield, – Anti-Exploit application is very easy to use tool that protects popular programs from threats “zero-day”, web-exploits, vulnerabilities, etc.

Full list of protected in the Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit applications includes:

– browsers (Firefox, Chrome, IE, Opera);
– the components of the office suite Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
– media players (Windows Media Player, VLC, Winamp, QuickTime);
– tools for working with PDF (Adobe Reader, Foxit Reader, Adobe Acrobat);
– other software (Java, Windows Script Host, Windows Help). (more…)

Banking Trojan

Banking Trojan

A malicious program disguised as a PDF-document that is sent to users via email.

The MalwareBytes company’s specialists have found banking Trojan that steals passwords, signed by a valid digital certificate issued by DigiCert.

DigiCert representatives confirm a certificate, but claim that it was issued to legally registered companies Buster Paper Comercial Ltda. Licenses are issued in accordance with the guidelines of the digital industry. With the use of certificates from DigiCert clear that they do not apply to malware. Once in DigiCert learned about the illegal activities associated with the certificate, it immediately recalled.

Detected by MalwareBytes malware disguised as a PDF-document, which is sent to the victims alleged in the letter mail and supposedly contains the invoice. As conceived by intruders, a file format will force users to open it, after which the program is installed on a PC keylogger, Steals banking credentials. (more…)