Spam and phishing in 2019

Figures of the year The share of spam in mail traffic was 56.51%, which is 4.03 p.p. more than in 2018. The biggest source of spam this year was China (21.26%). 44% of spam e-mails were less than 2 KB in size. Malicious spam was detected most commonly with the Exploit.MSOffice.CVE-2017-11882 verdict. The Anti-Phishing system…

Unkillable xHelper and a Trojan matryoshka

It was the middle of last year that we detected the start of mass attacks by the xHelper Trojan on Android smartphones, but even now the malware remains as active as ever. The main feature of xHelper is entrenchment — once it gets into the phone, it somehow remains there even after the user deletes…