Security Alert: Ransomware That Encrypts Tax Program Files

Trend Micro has recently reported in their blog that a new ransomware called PowerWare is targeting tax program files. So far, it has attacked files with extensions *. tax2013 and *. tax2014 in addition to others, such as *.docx, *.xls—but it is reasonable to expect that this Trojan can be quickly modified by criminals to […]

Security Alert: Acecard, The Latest Mobile Banking Threat

Introduction Acecard is an Android Banking Trojan that can substitute a legitimate mobile banking application’s online form with one of its own, stealing financial information from unsuspecting users. Once captured, the user’s financial data is transmitted to cyber-criminals who either directly steal the funds or sell the information on the black market. So far, over […]