Carbanak and Beyond: Banks Face new Attacks

Carbanak and Beyond

Kaspersky Lab identifies new tricks and copycats of the infamous financial cyber-heist A year after Kaspersky Lab warned that cybercriminals would start to adopt the tools and tactics of nation-state backed APTs in order to rob banks, the company has confirmed the return of Carbanak as Carbanak 2.0 and uncovered two more groups working in […]

Back Door Malware that Targets Skype

Back Door Malware that Targets Skype

Researchers from Palo Alto Networks have discovered a new back door malware that targets Skypeand can capture video, audio and chat messages as well as files. T9000 is being targeted at a variety of businesses  and uses a multi-stage installation process to evade detection. Tim Erlin, director of security and risk strategy for Tripwire have the […]

Time for a Safer Smart Toy Day

Time for a Safer Smart Toy Day

F-Secure’s security advisors warn parents to become more aware of the risks posed by new Internet of Things toys designed for children this Safer Internet Day. Today is Safer Internet Day and parents still face challenges in helping their children stay safe while using the Internet. But in addition to helping children learn to use […]

Why the IoT is a can of Worms and How to keep it Sealed

Why the Iot is a can of worms

Security providers need to rethink basic security functions of IoT-enabled applications before they are put to market Innocuous devices the Internet of Things search engine Shodan recently found to be vulnerable to cyber attacks include a teddy bear able to remotely send voice messages and a doorbell with a video monitor that can be remotely […]

Thousands of Organisations Saved from Malware

Thousands of Organisations Saved from Malware

The proposed tube strike in London this weekend has been called off, perhaps saving many organisations from the security issues that employees working from home create. Jonathan Sander, VP of product strategy at Lieberman Software, discusses the security issues and provides some words of wisdom for those who work from home. [su_note note_color=”#ffffcc” text_color=”#00000″]Jonathan Sander, VP […]