Part 1 - Fraud Ecosystem
In June this year, the "Ronald Reagan" batch of credit cards (potentially those stolen from P.F. Chang's) joined the "Barbarossa" batch from Target in becoming publicly available for purchase. These cards were featured on the popular Rescator card shop (stolen card data marketplace), which...
Mobile banking is growing out of its infancy and experts predict it will soon be the dominant banking and payments channel. With the vast array of endpoints being utilized, and multiple threat vectors being introduced, how are the threats of rogue mobile apps, mobile malware and SMiShing evolving? What vectors are...
In June this year the "Ronald Reagan" batch of credit cards (potentially those stolen from PF Chang's) joined the "Barbarossa" batch from Target in becoming publicly available for purchase. Featured on the popular Rescator card shop (stolen card data marketplace), with advanced features like money...
India is the world's 4th biggest target of mobile malware, according to a new report, with New Delhi hosting the highest number of SMS attacks sending mobile malware. How can organizations reduce their risks?
British police have worked with an international consortium of law enforcement agencies and information security firms to disrupt financial malware known as Shylock used to infect more than 60,000 PCs and steal millions of dollars.
There's good news on the Zeus Gameover Trojan and Cryptolocker ransomware campaigns: The number of new infections has become "very low," if not fallen to zero. But related attacks could quickly resurge. Learn the reasons why.
Law enforcement agencies worldwide took part in a coordinated operation to disrupt the Gameover Zeus botnet and seize computer servers crucial to the CryptoLocker ransomware. A Russian citizen has been indicted in connection with the crackdown.
The arrests of more than 90 individuals for their alleged involvement in the use of BlackShades malware is a sign of progress in the global fight against cybercrime, but some experts question whether the crackdown will serve as a fraud deterrent.
The indictment of nine alleged participants in a fraud scheme that involved infecting thousands of business computers with Zeus malware to steal millions of dollars shows that the malware remains a formidable ongoing threat.
A ransomware campaign has targeted millions of bank clients in the U.K., and experts warn of a worldwide surge in attacks. They say banking institutions have to be diligent about informing customers of the risk.
Russian authorities have reportedly arrested a man believed to be the author of the Blackhole exploit kit, widely used by cybercriminals to exploit vulnerabilities in Web browsers and other software to infect user computers with malware.