Emerging Information Security Threats

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  • April 08, 2015 08 Apr'15

    Dyre malware returns to rob banks of millions

    Financial malware Dyre, in tandem with social engineering, was used in a new campaign to steal millions from financial institutions, according to IBM researchers.

  • April 03, 2015 03 Apr'15

    U.S. cyberattacker sanctions program causes stir on social media

    News roundup: President Obama's executive order allowing sanctions on cyberattackers has been met with mixed reaction. Plus: Threat intelligence perception versus reality; healthcare breach consequences; Verizon tosses supercookie.

  • April 01, 2015 01 Apr'15

    Defending against the digital invasion

    As attackers move beyond “spray and pray” tactics to advanced persistent threats -- having better security than your competitors is no longer enough. Targeted attacks today are often for financial gain through extortion and threats to expose or ...

  • March 27, 2015 27 Mar'15

    Vawtrak's back: Multilayered banking Trojan reemerges

    Heimdal Security researchers have found new cases of the nesting-doll financial malware, while Fortinet researchers peel back the layers to reveal its surprising intricacies.

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  • Misfortune Cookie

    Misfortune Cookie is a firmware vulnerability in some routers that makes it possible for an attacker to gain administrative privileges and attack the devices and, through them, the network.   Continue Reading

  • Analyzing cyberthreat intelligence definitions and trends

    Video: Dave Shackleford defines threat intelligence for cybersecurity and highlights two key trends affecting its evolution within enterprises. Continue Reading

  • Shellshock

    Shellshock is the common name for a coding vulnerability found in the Bash shell user interface that affects Unix-based operating systems, including Linux and Mac OS X, and allows attackers to remotely gain complete control of a system. Continue Reading

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