There is currently a lot of buzz about the Backoff point-of-sale Trojan that is designed to steal credit card information from computers that have POS terminals attached.
The percentage of spam in email traffic averaged 67%, which is 2.2 percentage points up from June. The highest spam levels were seen during the second week of the month (67.6%), and the lowest levels were seen in the first week (66%). In July 2014, Kaspersky Lab's anti-phishing component registered 20,157,877 detections.
Last week, GReAT LatAm had the pleasure of participating in the Fourth Latin American Security Analysts Summit in Cartagena, Colombia.
This year, the actors behind NetTraveler celebrate 10 years of activity. For 10 years NetTraveler has been targeting various sectors, with a focus on diplomatic, government and military targets.
The end of each summer always gets me excited, because one of my favorite events is taking place: the Internet Law Summer School organized by ELSA – The European Law Students' Association.
A typical modern home can have around five devices connected to the local network which aren’t computers, tablets or cellphones. As users in a connected digital environment we need to ask ourselves: ‘Are the devices connected to my network vulnerable? What could an attacker actually do if these devices were compromised? Is my home ‘hackable?’
“Machete” is a targeted attack campaign with Spanish speaking roots. Most of the victims are located in Venezuela, Ecuador, , Colombia, Peru, Russia, Cuba, and Spain. Targets include high-level profiles, including intelligence services, military, embassies and government institutions.
In recent times we've been seeing a lot of file-encrypting ransomware activity. One of the new ones we've seen pop up in the last couple weeks is called ZeroLocker. There's indication the C&C configuration contains some errors which would prevent… Read Full Article
GreAT has discovered new malware attacks in Syria, using some techniques to hide and operate malware, in addition to proficient social engineering tricks to deliver malware by tricking and tempting victims to open and launch malicious files.
Everything you read about boleto malware attacking the popular Brazilian payment system was only the tip of the iceberg. The Brazilian bad guys are quickly developing and adopting new techniques.