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Latest samples of ZeroCleare, Iranian state-sponsored malware, available on PolySwarm

Jan 9, 2020 11:09:01 AM / by PolySwarm Tech Team posted in Insider, Explained, PolySwarm, Threat Hunting, Research

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Today, PolySwarm, a threat intelligence platform used to detect new and emerging malware, releases information about a new variant of ZeroCleare (a destructive malware attributed to Iran). PolySwarm Community (free) and Enterprise users were able access to the full content of this sample before it appeared on VirusTotal.

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Emotet's Christmas-themed phishing email ramps up - get hashes and file details in PolySwarm

Dec 18, 2019 11:04:51 AM / by PolySwarm Team posted in Research

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Cybercriminals behind Emotet, one of the most prolific botnets in recent history, have ramped up a new Christmas-themed phishing attack. It lures victims to download malicious attachments related to "menus" for an upcoming Christmas party.

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Ginp banking Trojan actively targeting banks: here's what you need to know, plus free malware samples

Nov 22, 2019 9:11:52 AM / by PolySwarm Tech Team posted in Explained, PolySwarm, Research

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Ginp is a banking Trojan that is actively being used to impersonate targeted banking apps. The malware brings up a screen on the victims phone and displays a window that mimics the real banking app. First, one is prompted to login with their credentials. The second screen steals the victim's credit card details.  

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Free malware sample downloads, now available from PolySwarm

Oct 9, 2019 10:33:37 AM / by PolySwarm Tech Team posted in PolySwarm, Product, Research

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PolySwarm users can now download malware samples completely free; sign-up for the free “Community” plan and get 10 malware-sample downloads per month.

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Latest phishing scam uses sneaky Google Calendar invite to bait potential victims with promise of iPhone

Sep 5, 2019 9:04:38 AM / by PolySwarm Team posted in Explained, PolySwarm, Product, Research

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Do you ever see a mysterious calendar invite appear on your Google Calendar? If the answer is yes, there’s a good chance you are the victim of a calendar invite phishing scam. 

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