- ¿ RoughTed - a purveyor of ad-blocker aware malvertising responsible for a range of scams, exploits, and malware. It can be used to attack any type of platform and operating system, and utilizes ad-blocker bypassing and fingerprinting in order to make sure it delivers the most relevant attack.
- ¿ Locky - Ransomware that started its distribution in February 2016, and spreads mainly via spam emails containing a downloader disguised as a Word or Zip attachment and then downloads and installs the malware that encrypts the user files.
- ¿ Seamless - Traffic Distribution System (TDS), which operates by silently redirecting the victim to a malicious web page, leading to infection by an exploit kit. Successful infection will allow the attacker to download additional malware to the target
- Triada - Modular Backdoor for Android that grants super-user privileges to downloaded malware and helps it to get embedded into system processes. Triada has also been seen spoofing URLs loaded in the browser.
- LeakerLocker - Android ransomware that reads personal user data, and then presents it to the user and threatens to leak it online if ransom payments aren't met.
- Lotoor - Hack tool that exploits vulnerabilities on Android operating system to gain root privileges on compromised mobile devices.
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