Android Trojan Targets Customers of 20 Major Banks

ESET experts warn of Android banking malware that can steal credentials – and even bypass two-factor authentication. ESET researchers have discovered a strain of Android malware that can steal the login credentials of mobile banking users. The malware, detected by ESET security systems as Android/Spy.Agent.SI, presents victims with a fake version of the login screen of […]

Whaling – how to avoid the net?

Phishing is an increasingly devious, almost artistic, threat. The ultimate goal is to trick a target into either downloading malware or disclosing personal or corporate information through social engineering, email spoofing and content spoofing efforts. Having snared an individual, there are a number of ways they can be exploited – from personal identity theft, to […]

Ofcom Faces Mass Data Breach of TV Broadcaster Information

Ofcom has experienced the largest data breach it’s ever faced after an employee offered private data on TV companies to his new employer – A major broadcaster. Ofcom has sent letters to a number of affected TV companies informing them of the breach. You can read the full story here. Here to comment on this news […]

Web Application Firewall: a must-have security control or an outdated technology?

Garter’s Magic Quadrant (MQ) 2015 for Web Application Firewalls (WAF) estimates that the global WAF market size is as big as $420 million, with 24 percent annual growth, making a Web Application Firewall one of the most popular preventive and/or detective security controls currently being used for web applications. PCI DSS 3.1 requirement 6.6 suggests WAF deployment as an […]