Android Users of Over 30 Banking and Payment Apps at Risk

Android Users of Over 30 Banking and Payment Apps at Risk

Kaspersky Lab’s Anti-malware Research Team has detected one of the most dangerous Android banking Trojans to date. The Acecard malware is capable of attacking users of nearly 50 different online financial applications and services and is able to bypass the Google Play store’s security measures. [su_note note_color=”#ffffcc” text_color=”#00000″]Anti-malware Research Team at Kaspersky Lab: During the […]

Linux Mint Website Compromise

Linux Mint Website Compromise

In light of the news regarding Linux Mint, Wim Remes, Manager EMEA at Rapid7 have the following commentary and tips on it. [su_note note_color=”#ffffcc” text_color=”#00000″]Wim Remes, Manager EMEA Strategic Services at, Rapid7 : “It was reported that Linux Mint had their website compromised and the hackers managed to point links for their official “Cinnamon” edition to an alternative […]

Mastercard Brings ‘Selfie Pay’ to the UK

Mastercard Brings 'Selfie Pay' to the UK

Following the news that Mastercard is bringing ‘selfie pay’ to the UK, allowing consumers to scan fingerprints or take selfies to complete an online purchase, Security experts from Intel Security and Yoti have the following comments on it. [su_note note_color=”#ffffcc” text_color=”#00000″]Raj Samani, CTO for Intel Security EMEA: “The news that MasterCard will bring facial recognition […]

Vigilant Cybersecurity Requires a Security Operations Center

Vigilant Cybersecurity Requires a Security Operations Center

In almost every instance of a reported cybersecurity breach the organization had a security system that detected and reported the breach. It was lost in the noise of thousands of other notifications that were false positives so it is easy to see why it might get missed. In many instances, the hackers could have been […]

Is There Life Beyond the Credit Card?

Is There Life Beyond the Credit Card?

In the UK and across the English speaking world, credit card payments remain prominent, totalling £14.6 billion in May 2015 alone. Despite new innovative payment methods on the horizon, the popularity of credit cards as an online payment method shows no signs of diminishing and renewed efforts to fight fraud are not making much of […]

Critical Gaps in Leading Secure Web Gateways

Critical Gaps in Leading Secure Web Gateways

Leading gateways allowed more than 40 percent of attempted malicious communication to succeed Seculert, a leader in attack detection and analytics, released its “Secure Web Gateway Performance Report,” identifying critical security gaps in companies’ gateway solutions in 2015. Seculert examined a subset of its 1.5 million user base that included more than 1 million client […]

Biggest Fears of European Companies? Malware Ranks First

Malware Ranks First

Can you guess the most pressing IT security issue faced by companies in Europe? If you were to put your money on malware infection, you’d be right. According to a series of surveys conducted by ESET at various EMEA security events throughout 2015, 58% of businesses have experienced this kind of incident in the last […]