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Grounded in APT Facts

Grounded in APT Facts

How much do you know about targeted attacks? View this infographic.


2Q Report on Targeted Attack Campaigns

2Q Report on Targeted Attack Campaigns

This quarterly report presents the targeted attack campaigns observed and mitigated by Trend Micro based on reported customer cases, as well as our own independently gathered data.

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Operation Tropic Trooper: Relying on Tried-and-Tested Flaws to Infiltrate Secret Keepers


Australia and New Zealand Threat Landscape Report


IRS Scams and Tax Fraud


Sextortion in the Far East


Operation Woolen Goldfish:When Kittens Go Phishing


Evolution of Exploit Kits: Exploring Past Trends and Current Improvements


Defending Against PoS RAM Scrapers: Current and Next-Generation Technologies


Operation Arid Viper: Bypassing the Iron Dome


Network Detection Evasion Methods: Blending with Legitimate Traffic


Suggestions to Help Companies with the Fight Against Targeted Attacks


The SCADA That Didn’t Cry Wolf: Who’s Really Attacking Your ICS Equipment? (Part 2)


Targeted Attacks Detection with SPuNge


Safe: A Targeted Threat


Malicious Network Communications: What Are You Overlooking?


FAKEM RAT: Malware Disguised as Windows Messenger and Yahoo! Messenger


The HeartBeat APT Campaign


Spear-Phishing Email: Most Favored APT Attack Bait


Detecting APT Activity with Network Traffic Analysis


How to Thwart the Digital Insider – An Advanced Persistent Response to Targeted Attacks


How Tough Is It to Deal With APTs?


IXESHE: An APT Campaign


Luckycat Redux: Inside an APT Campaign with Multiple Targets in India and Japan

12 Most Abused Android App Permissions

12 Most Abused Android App Permissions

Cybercriminals can exploit Android app permissions for their personal gain. Find out the most commonly requested permissions and how they’re abused in our latest TrendLabs Security Gallery.


Malware in Apps’ Clothing: A Look at Repackaged Apps


All it takes is one popular app to start a chain reaction. Case in point: Flappy Bird.

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Fake Apps, Russia, and the Mobile Web: Making the SMS Fraud Connection


Adding Android and Mac OS X Malware to the APT Toolbox


Eco and Ego Apps in Japan


Android Malware Acts as an SMS Relay

How Attacks Adapt

How Attacks Adapt

As with technology and popular means of communication, cybercriminal attacks and schemes continue to evolve over the years. Find out more…


Online Security for You and Your Family

Online Security for You and Your Family

Everyone's online, but not everyone's secure. It's up to you to make sure that your family is. Learn about online threats and how you can protect your family from these threats here.

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The Russian Underground Today: Automized Infrastructure and Services, Sophisticated Tools


Criminal Hideouts for Lease: Bulletproof Hosting Services


Below the Surface: Exploring the Deep Web


PoS RAM Scraper Malware: Past, Present, and Future


Cybercriminal Underground Economy Series

Russian Underground Revisited


Cybercriminal Underground Economy Series

The Mobile Cybercriminal Underground Market in China


Point-of-Sale System Breaches: Threats to the Retail and Hospitality Industries


From Russia with Love: Behind the Trend Micro-NBC News Honeypots


CPL Malware: Malicious Control Panel Items


"Ice 419": Cybercriminals from Nigeria Use Ice IX and the 419 Scam


Bitcoin Domains


Beyond Online Gaming Cybercrime: Revisiting the Chinese Underground Market


The Apollo Campaign: A Gateway to Eastern European Banks


Deepweb and Cybercrime: It’s Not All About TOR


Concerns Regarding Flaws in the New DKIM Standard


Brazil: Cybersecurity Challenges Faced by a Fast-Growing Market Economy


The Police Trojan: An In-Depth Analysis

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