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Larry Loeb Author, | 10/31/2019
FireEye Mandiant says that it has recently discovered a new malware family being used by APT41 (a Chinese APT group) that is designed to have the ability to monitor as well as save SMS traffic from specific phone numbers, IMSI numbers and keywords for subsequent theft. They say the malware, MESSAGETAP, was deployed as part of Chinese espionage efforts.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 10/30/2019
The enterprise's adoption of liberal BYOD policies over the years has led it to the point where the operating system of some connected devices can serve as an attack vector. Android, for example, has some inherent flaws that are just being starting to be exploited by threat actors in this way.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 5/3/2019
In the Ninth Annual Cost of Cybercrime Study, Accenture and Ponemon Institute say that they are analyzing the latest cost numbers of cybercrime to try and help leaders to better target security investments and resources. They interviewed 2,647 senior leaders from 355 companies and drew on the experience and expertise of the Accenture Security ...
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Larry Loeb Author, | 4/26/2019
The enterprise looks like a piggybank for cyber criminals these days. The Malwarebytes Labs Cybercrime Tactics and Techniques Q1 2019 report (PDF) found in just one year, threats aimed at corporate targets have increased by 235%. Trojans, such as Emotet, and ransomware were the most likely attacks.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 4/4/2019
Mobile security provider Wandera wondered what the iOS apps it covered in its networks were doing when they requested permissions from a user. So, they looked at 30,000 unique apps that were the most commonly installed within their network of corporate devices in order to find out more about exactly what they were requesting from the user.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 3/29/2019
An Android banking Trojan that has been around since 2018 has evolved into one of the most serious of financial threats, according to a report by Group-IB.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 3/28/2019
Security vendor SonicWall has issued its SonicWall Cyber Threat Report based on its experiences in 2018. It's based on "real-world data" gathered by the SonicWall Capture Threat Network, according to the company. There are more than 1 million security sensors in nearly 215 countries and territories involved in the network.
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Larry Loeb Author, | 3/22/2019
The FIN7 group of cyber criminals has been around since 2015. Many thought their activities in the restaurant, gaming and hospitality industries that they targeted would cease when the Department of Justice indicted and arrested three Ukranian members in 2018.
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Alan Zeichick Principal Analyst, Camden Associates, | 3/14/2019
The corporate network used to be comprised of a small number of large computational devices: servers, desktops, laptops, switches, routers. That's like, so 2010. Today, enterprises are dealing with a proliferation of connected devices that probably aren't dedicated to computing -- think video cameras, inventory sensors, machine tools, thermostats and ...
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