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Cybersecurity News and Threat Intelligence for Business

Phony HSBC Emails Carry Spyware Infection

on April 04, 2018 | by Troy Gill | Digital Degenerate, Fake HSBC, Hancitor, HSBC malware, spyware, Trickbot

Today we are seeing a malware push from the Necurs botnet attempting to distribute a Spyware Trojan via the Hancitor downloader. The malicious email campaign is somewhat cleverly disguised as an encrypted email from HSBC Financial. read more

TurboTax Users Targeted on Android Devices

on February 24, 2016 | by Fred Touchette | android, AppRiver, Digital Degenerate, securetide, spyware

Whilst pursuing our filters this morning I noticed a handful of emails purporting to be from TurboTax promoting their easy to use tax filing mobile apps. These emails also included two attachments labeled Turbo_Tax_apps.apk and Turbo_Tax_Manual_Do_IT_YOUR_SELF.apk, the latter pretending to be a tuto ... read more