Latest ATM Malware Is Bank’s Worst Nightmare

It has been reported that Kaspersky Lab security researchers have discovered a new ATM malware that targets only ATMs running on Windows 7 and Windows Vista. Travis Smith, principal security researcher at Tripwire commented below. Travis Smith, Principal Security Researcher at Tripwire: “The ATMii malware is very targeted, not only because it only supports Windows 7, […]

Hyatt Hotels Data Breach

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Hyatt is alerting customers about another credit card breach at some of its hotels – 41 hotels in 11 countries. This is the second major incident with the hospitality chain in as many years. Hyatt said its cybersecurity team discovered signs of unauthorised access to payment card information from cards manually entered or swiped at the front desk of certain Hyatt-managed locations between March 18, 2017 and July […]

DoubleLocker: Innovative Android Malware With A Cunning Infection Vector

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ESET researchers have spotted the first-ever ransomware misusing Android accessibility services. On top of encrypting data, the ransomware also locks the device. Detected by ESET products as Android/DoubleLocker, it is based on the foundations of a particular banking Trojan, renowned for misusing accessibility services of the Android operating system. However, DoubleLocker lacks the functions related to […]

Neustar Research Reveals 92 Percent Of Brands Attacked With DDoS Just Once Suffer Theft

Today Neustar released its bi-annual Global DDoS Attacks and Cyber Security Insights Report, affirming DDoS attacks continue to be an effective means to distract and confuse security teams while inflicting serious damage on brands. Stephanie Weagle, VP at Corero Network Security commented below. Stephanie Weagle, VP at Corero Network Security:  “Today’s DDoS attacks are far more sophisticated, deceptive […]

Critical Flaw Uncovered In Windows DNS Client

It has been reported that security researchers have advised the patching of a critical vulnerability in the DNS client used in Windows. If ignored, the flaw could allow hackers to gain access to a target system. Josh Mayfield, Platform Specialist at FireMon commented below. Josh Mayfield, Platform Specialist at FireMon:  “DNS clients are chatty, making more noise than just about […]