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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#1464 Neverquest trojan gets big summer update
The once prolific bank Trojan Neverquest has received a major code revamp over the summer and is now armed with modifications that can more adeptly hijack a victim’s PC, inject code into webpages and steal credentials. The update represents a significant enough change to the malware that researchers have dubbed the latest samples Neverquest2.

Over the past several months Arbor Networks’ Security Engineering and Response Team (ASERT), along other members of the security research community, have been tracking the slow and steady improvements added to Neverquest. There is consensus that the team behind the Trojan is gearing up for a new Neverquest2 assault.
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#1468 BkSoD by ransomware: HDDCryptor uses commercial tools to encrypt network shares and lock HDDs
#1467 Pay-to-click ad service hacked, 6.6M plaintext passwords dumped
#1466 Cisco patches critical WebEx meetings server vulnerability
#1465 Signal bug lets attackers tamper with encrypted messages—patch now
#1464 Neverquest trojan gets big summer update
#1463 Ransomware getting more targeted and expensive
#1462 DualToy Windows trojan attacks Android and iOS Devices
#1461 Google is giving you $200,000 to hack the Nexus 6P and 5X
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