New Android Trojan Targets PayPal Users

News has broken that security researchers at Slovakia’s ESET have identified a new banking Trojan that bypasses PayPal’s two-factor authentication (2FA) to steal funds – waiting until users have fully logged in before enabling its exploit. The multifaceted malware also has a secondary function, downloading HTML-based phishing overlay screens for five apps – Google Play, WhatsApp, Skype, Viber, […]

Critical Infrastructure Targeted In New Threat Campaign

A cyberthreat group using malware tied to the Sony Pictures hack of late 2014 is attacking nuclear, defense, energy, and financial companies in what appears to be a campaign to gather information for future exploitation. In October and November alone, the malware has appeared on systems belonging to at least 87 organizations, most of them in […]

Shamoon Malware Re-Emerges

Mounir Hahad, head of the Juniper Threat Labs, lent some perspective to news that a new variant of the Shamoon malware was discovered on the network of Italian oil and gas contractor Saipem. Mounir Hahad, Head at Juniper Threat Labs: “This version of the Shamoon destroyer packs the same punch as previous attacks, but was made more difficult to study […]

Middle East Servers Targeted In Cyberattacks Against Saipem

It has been reported that Italian oil-services company Saipem SpA has been hit by a cyberattack that targeted its servers in the Middle East on Monday. Servers in the Emirates and Saudi Arabia were hit the most, with attackers seeking to obtain administrative data. The only attack in Europe was in Aberdeen, Scotland. Saipem is still accessing […]

“Operation Sharpshooter” Targeting Global CI, Finance And Defense

In response to today’s new findings from McAfee Labs on a new global campaign ‘Operation Sharpshooter’ Targets Global Defense, Critical Infrastructure, a cybersecurity expert with CyberSaint offers perspective. George Wrenn, CEO and Founder at CyberSaint Security: “Critical infrastructure organizations, especially those who deal with defense-related initiatives, should always be on high alert for unexpected threats that might negatively impact their […]

New Android Trojan Bypasses PayPal’s 2FA

In response to new research finding that an Android Trojan steals money from PayPal accounts even with 2FA on, two experts with OneSpan offer perspective and considerations for both end users and developers. Sam Bakken, Senior Product Marketing Manager at OneSpan: It’s time for all of us to be more scrupulous when it comes to the apps […]