Gozi took a larger slice of the financial malware pie and become the most active banking Trojan in 2017, according to the IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Index 2018.
XMRig is popular among cybercriminals because it is open source, meaning threat actors can make relatively simple changes to its code to convert the tool into a cryptojacking mechanism.
IBM X-Force Research discovered a new variant of Zberp that evades API threat detection tools using a code injection technique it borrowed from Carberp.
Amid a period of targetless activity, IBM X-Force researchers are wondering where the operators behind the Zeus Sphinx Trojan are planning to strike next.
For the first time, IBM X-Force Researchers reported Zeus Sphinx activity targeting banks and financial institutions in Canada and Australia.
IBM X-Force researchers uncovered the first Zeus Sphinx attacks in Brazil, which target online banking and payment services in Brazil's top banks.
A new version of the Zeus banking Trojan was discovered targeting French financial institutions, and its developers may be planning to take it global.
ZeuS.Maple is a relatively new variant of a stealth loader that enables a few tricks to stay under the radar of security researchers and tools.
IBM Security X-Force researchers have discovered instances of the Kronos banking Trojan and Zeus Sphinx malware being used by cybercriminals in the wild.
A brand -ew advanced banking Trojan discovered in the wild has been named Shifu by IBM Security X-Force, after the Japanese word for thief.