Phishing remains the biggest account takeover threat to Google users, surpassing keyloggers and credential leaks. Source: Threadpost
A new banking Trojan dubbed IcedID is is being distributed by a seasoned cybergang or hacker targeting U.S. financial institutions. Source: Threadpost
IBM’s X-Force Research team reports hackers attacking Brazilian banks are using the Windows scripting tool called AutoIt to reduces the likelihood of antivirus software detection. Source: Threadpost
Threatpost editors Mike Mimoso and Tom Spring discuss the week's information security news. Source: Threadpost
Q3 figures According to KSN data, Kaspersky Lab solutions detected and repelled 277,646,376 malicious attacks from online resources located in 185 countries all over the world. 72,012,219 unique URLs were recognized as malicious...
Targeted attacks and malware campaigns enter the dragon In July, we reported on the recent activities of a targeted attack group called ‘Spring Dragon’ (also known as LotusBlossom), whose activities data back to...
Developers using the Twilio platform to build enterprise mobile communications apps have put call and text data at risk for exposure. Source: Threadpost
Microsoft published guidance for Windows admins on how to safely disable Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE) fields in Office that are being used to spread malware in email-based attacks. Source: Threadpost
Security experts Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek, contemplate the larger universe of the Internet of things and security. Source: Threadpost
Between $150 million and $300 million in digital currency called ether remains inaccessible today after a user said he “accidentally” triggered a vulnerability that froze the funds in the popular Parity...