Infected Games on Google Play Threatened Players with Nasty Trojan

Google Play Threatened Players with Nasty Trojan

ESET finds popular game titles such as Plants vs Zombies, Candy Crush or Super Hero adventure are being used to deliver backdoor Trojan directly onto Android devices via the official Google Play Store. ESET labs detected arcade games that install the Trojan as Android/TrojanDropper.Mapin and the Trojan itself as Android/Mapin. This malware is capable of […]

Players Threatened with Nasty Trojans on Google Play

Nasty Trojans on Google Play

In response to a new piece of research from ESET which shows that cybercriminals are using popular arcade games such as Plants vs Zombies, Candy Crush or Super Hero Adventure to deliver backdoor Trojans directly onto victims‘ devices, Craig Young, security researcher at Tripwire have the following comments. [su_note note_color=”#ffffcc” text_color=”#00000″]Craig Young, Security Researcher at […]

$1 Million Offered for iOS 9 Exploit

iOS 9 Exploit

A few days ago, a mainstream media channel asked the Damballa Threat Discovery Center our opinion about the newest and biggest cyber threats facing US business and law enforcement. We responded that the business of Zero Day exploits is on the rise. Zerodium, a Zero-Day buy and sell market launched by Vupen, (a vulnerability and […]

Supply Chain Vulnerabilities in Apple and AWS Breach

Supply Chain Vulnerabilities

Over the weekend researchers found that hackers had infected an unauthorized and compromised version of Apple’s Developer Toolkit which developers used to create iPhone and iPad apps. This first of its kind security breach prompted Apple to take down more than 3 dozen apps from its Apple store. Tripwire security experts commented on the supply […]

Kardashian Website Exposes User Info

Kardashian Website Exposes User Info

Mark James, security expert at IT security provider ESET commented on the following news that the website belonging to the Kardashians has exposed the names and email addresses of more than half a million users. [su_note note_color=”#ffffcc” text_color=”#00000″]Mark James, Security Expert at IT Security Provider ESET : “This is what can happen when you take […]

Define and Drive Industry Standards for Real-Time Payments

Real-Time Payments

ACI expands leading role within global, European and U.S. faster payments initiatives ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ: ACIW), a leading global provider of electronic payment and banking solutions, announced its involvement in several key boards and councils around the globe all with a singular focus of driving industry standards for real-time and immediate payments. Immediate payments is a near-term initiative […]

NHS App Data Leak Shows Need for Overhaul of Security Approval Process

NHS App Data Leak

As the NHS uses a more diverse range of application suppliers, the organisation still needs to ensure that data protection standards are met. The recent news that many NHS-accredited smartphone healthcare applications are leaking data demonstrates that NHS England’s Health Apps Library isn’t approving software that meets public sector standard requirements. Simone Hume, Head of […]

Operation Arid Viper Slithers Back into View

Earlier this year, researchers published analyses of targeted attack known as Operation Arid Viper [1] (aka Desert Falcons [2], aka DHS) directed primarily at organizations in the Middle East. Delivering a backdoor and spyware, this campaign was designed to steal information from infected systems using a malware client capable of filtering out “uninteresting” files, and […]

Managing App Performance vs. User Experience: IT Ops Teams’ Biggest Challenge

There is a growing culture of impatience in today’s fast-paced world. The demand for instant results means that most users cannot tolerate slow loading web or mobile applications. Users expect the applications to work flawlessly across platforms, irrespective of where they access from, when they do it and how they access them. At the same […]

UK Businesses Urged to Protect Themselves from Growing Cyber Threat

UK Businesses Urged to Protect Themselves

Research shows 90 per cent of businesses had security breaches in the last year Intel Security latest business to join UK cyber security scheme as more than 1,000 businesses now accredited £1/2m fund to help develop cyber security skills UK businesses were warned about the growing risk of cyber attacks as Minister for the Digital […]