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$4,000 COVID-19 ‘Relief Checks’ Cloak Dridex Malware
2021-03-17 17:04

According to researchers at Cofense, a campaign began circulating in March that capitalized on Americans' interest in the forthcoming $1,400 relief payments and other aid. In reality, the emails offer the Dridex banking trojan.

Fake Amazon gift card emails deliver the Dridex malware
2020-12-25 10:15

The Dridex malware gang is delivering a nasty gift for the holidays using a spam campaign pretending to be Amazon Gift Cards. Such is the case in a recent phishing campaign discovered by cybersecurity firm Cybereason that pretends to be an Amazon gift certificate sent via email.

One alleged Dridex money-launderer set for US extradition, beams UK's National Crime Agency
2020-10-15 19:28

Britain's National Crime Agency arrested six men in London on suspicion of laundering "Tens of millions" for the Trickbot and Dridex banking malware gangs, the not-quite-police agency declared today. The six, a mixture of British and Eastern European citizens, were arrested around a year ago, said the NCA as EU police agency Europol jointly boasted of a further 14 arrests in the political bloc, the US and Australia.

Dridex Operators Develop 'WastedLocker' Ransomware
2020-06-24 14:20

On the infected host, WastedLocker first performs a series of operations to ensure it runs properly, and only then it proceeds to encrypting files. The ransomware can delete shadow copies to prevent data recovery, and can encrypt files in specific directories only, or all files on a drive.

Dridex Operators Continue to Target Financial Services, DHS Warns
2019-12-09 14:09

The Dridex Trojan continues to pose a significant threat to user data and its operators are expected to continue using it in attacks targeting the financial services sector, the Department of...

Two Russians Indicted Over $100M Dridex Malware Thefts
2019-12-06 10:03

Authorities Believe One Suspect Is Now Working For Russia's Security ServiceU.S. and U.K authorities have announced the indictment of two Russian men accused of stealing more than $100 million...

Feds Offer $5M Reward to Nab ‘Evil Corp’ Dridex Hacker
2019-12-05 17:55

Authorities cracked down on cybercrime group Evil Corp. with sanctions and charges against its leader, known for his lavish lifestyle.

Feds slap $5m bounty on 'Evil Corp' Russian duo accused of running ZeuS, Dridex banking trojans
2019-12-05 16:49

Account-draining malware masterminds charged but remain in motherland US prosecutors have slapped a $5m bounty on the heads of two Russian nationals they claim are part of the malware gang behind...

FBI Puts $5 Million Bounty On Russian Hackers Behind Dridex Banking Malware
2019-12-05 10:29

The United States Department of Justice today disclosed the identities of two Russian hackers and charged them for developing and distributing the Dridex banking Trojan using which the duo stole...

Dridex Operators Use SDBbot RAT in Recent Attacks
2019-10-17 12:46

TA505, the Russian-speaking threat actor known for operating the Dridex Trojan and Locky ransomware, has been using a new remote access Trojan (RAT) in recent attacks, Proofpoint reports. read more