Malware Bulletins


Wontok Lab Tests and Removes AirInstaller PUP - Wontok SafeCentral Malware Bulletin 18 April 2016 Malware Family: Application.Bundler.AirInstaller Application.Bundler.AirInstaller can take advantages of operating system loopholes. They come bundled with adware, worms and malware. It can also help scamware extensions, plug-ins and add-ons to be installed in the computer automatically. Wontok Lab Results We observed that Wontok SafeCentral Security Suite’s On-access and On-demand engines properly […]
Wontok Lab Tests and Removes Variant Zegost 6 - Wontok SafeCentral Malware Bulletin 12 February 2016 Malware Family: Variant.Zegost.6 Variant Zegost 6 is a backdoor bot. It has the ability to start downloads from the Internet without users consent or knowledge. It uses root-kit techniques in order to hide its presence on the system and it is known to report information to a remote command […]
Wontok Lab Tests and Removes Android Riskware SMSReg - Wontok SafeCentral Malware Bulletin 1 June 2015 Malware Family: Android.Riskware.SMSReg Android Riskware SMSReg is an Android malware that is marketed as an application to help maximize a device’s battery usage. The malware is often disguised as an Android application such as ‘Battery Improve’ or ‘Battery Saver’ that must be downloaded and installed. Once installed, the […]
Wontok Lab Tests and Removes Android Trojan SMSSpy - Wontok SafeCentral Malware Bulletin 21 May 2015 Malware Family: Android.Trojan.SMSSpy Android Trojan SMSSpy is mobile malware that attempts to steal sensitive data by seizing incoming SMS messages and forwards them to a remote site. The Trojan is often disguised as an Android application that must be downloaded and installed. Wontok Lab Results We observed that Wontok […]
Wontok Lab Tests Android RiskWare SMSPay Striking APAC - Wontok SafeCentral Malware Bulletin 19 May 2015 Malware Family: Android.Riskware.SMSPay Android Riskware SMSPay is mobile malware that mimics a legitimate application and requires an activation fee through SMS messaging. The potentially unwanted application or PUP also has capabilities to launch other pay-per-install applications loaded in the app once it is activated requiring pay-per-install payment transactions. […]
Wontok Lab Tests and Removes Android Adware Dowgin - Wontok SafeCentral Malware Bulletin 11 May 2015 Malware Family: Android.Dowgin Android Dowgin is adware that incorporates an advertising package that has the capability to display unwanted ads in the notification tray. Wontok Lab Results We observed that Wontok SafeCentral Mobile Security’s On access and On demand engines properly detect and remediate the malware which prevents […]
Wontok Lab Tests POS Malware LucyPOS - Wontok Lab successfully tested SafeCentral against POS malware threat, LucyPOS. LusyPOS is a new strain of POS Malware putting retailers at risk. LusyPOS malware uses RAM scraping to collect credit and debit card data, then uses Tor for command and control (C&C) communication to send the data to the attackers. LusyPOS incorporates portions of two other […]
Wontok Lab Tests POS Trojan Backoff - Wontok Lab successfully tested SafeCentral against POS malware threat, Trojan Backoff. Backoff is a strain of POS malware that targets point-of-sale (POS) systems running Windows, and once in place, is capable of stealing credit and debit card information. Backoff malware attacks have been undetectable by updated AV systems on fully patched systems. To date, Backoff […]
Wontok Lab Tests New Zberp Trojan - Wontok Lab successfully tested SafeCentral against newest banking malware threat, Zberp. The Zberp Trojan is a new hybrid online banking Trojan program that combines functionality and features from the widely known Zeus (aka Zbot) and Carberp malware programs.  Zberp is reported to have impacted 450 financial institutions around the world in the first month since […]
Wontok Debuts on Top in Latest VB100 Comparative with Multi-Engine Approach - By Rich Cameron, Vice President – Global Operations & Delivery We congratulate our engineers at Wontok Lab for the extremely positive outcome in the VB100 December 2013 Comparative. Virus Bulletin, a leading independent anti-malware online magazine, ranked Wontok’s multi-engine approach 1st in proactive detection and 2nd in combined Reactive and Proactive detection (RAP) amongst the […]