Threats and Breaches

RedAlert2 Mobile Banking Trojan Actively Updating Its Techniques

RedAlert2, an Android banking Trojan, has received a significant amount of attention since first noted last week by Securify Labs (read more in this article by Bleeping Computer). The high level of interest in this Trojan is due to the fact that the code base appears to be completely new and the Trojan itself includes some unique functionality.  The PhishLabs Research,...

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U.S. DHS and FDA Face Medical Device Security Woes

While most eyes interested in cybersecurity for the past two weeks have been focused upon (and for good reason) the Equifax breach, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) continued its pressure on medical device manufacturers to build security into product design — just as the U.S. Department of Homeland Security warned the medical community of eight vulnerabilities in...

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Batten Down the Patches

In May, we witnessed the infamous WannaCry malware attack and how it devastated the NHS in the UK, forcing hospitals to postpone operations whilst dealing with the attack. We all know how and why it happened, but looking back, there was something that was missed by many people when explaining how it propagated so quickly. Following … Read More The post Batten Down the Patches...

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CCleaner Supply Chain Attack Targeted Technology Companies

New evidence shows the hackers who infected the installers for the popular CCleaner system optimization tool were primarily targeting the program’s business users. There are also links between the malware code and a well-known Chinese cyber-espionage group. The malware-infected installers for 32-bit versions of CCleaner and CCleaner Cloud released in August were installed on...

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