Written By David Bisson

Fake Android Banking Apps Leak Credit Card Details Online

In July 2018, Researches reported three fake Android banking apps that phished for users' credit card details and leaked them online by transferring them to an exposed server.

Unknown Actor Leaks Android Malware Exobot Source Code

An unknown threat actor leaked the source code for the Android malware Exobot, leading to fears of an impending attack similar to the massive DDoS incident that hit domain name provider Dyn in 2016.

Tick Group Malware Campaign Highlights Need for Stronger Supply Chain Security

Researchers speculated that poor supply chain security could be to blame for a new malware campaign that targets insecure USB drives to infect Windows machines.

Dark Web ‘RDP Shops’ Offer Access to Vulnerable Systems for as Little as $3

According to July 2018 research, cybercriminals are offering remote desktop protocol (RDP) access to compromised networks at major airports, healthcare institutions and more for under $20.

Recent Attack Suggests Ransomware Is Alive and Well in Healthcare

A recent ransomware attack against a Missouri hospital showed that healthcare organizations are still under threat despite an overall decline in campaigns across industries.

Why Consumers Demand Greater Transparency Around Data Privacy

Recent research has shown that while consumers are demanding more transparency around information handling, few companies are doing enough to communicate with their customers about data privacy.

Human Error Strains Security Teams: How Can Companies Nip Employee Negligence in the Bud?

New data reveals that security professionals are increasingly concerned about employee negligence because it forces them to respond to preventable data breaches.

Does the Rise of Crypto-Mining Malware Mean the End of Ransomware?

Despite an overall shift away from traditional ransomware in favor of crypto-mining malware, research shows that ransomware is still alive and well in the form of highly targeted attacks.

Twitter’s Support of U2F Key Highlights Organizations’ Ongoing Challenges With 2FA

Twitter announced that it now supports the use of a Universal Second Factor (U2F) key for two-factor authentication (2FA) — but users are largely reluctant to adopt the technology.

Recent Extortion Scam Highlights the Need to Address Lingering WannaCry Risks

Researchers uncovered a spam campaign that threatened to unleash the devastating WannaCry ransomware on unsuspecting victims who failed to pay a fee of roughly $650 by June 22, 2018.