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Brazilian banking Trojan disguised as Microsoft anti-virus software

A Trojan (identified as Trojan-Downloader.Win32.VB.aoff) is targeting Windows-based systems by removing built-in AV software and clearing a path for cybercriminals to silently steal online banking credentials. The Trojan affects ‘ntldr’ the default boot loader in Windows.The Trojan is propagating as…

TOR Project

Hakin9 12/11: TOR Project

Latest News From IT Security World By Armando Romeo, eLearnSecurity and ID Theft Protect Duqu: The Precursor Stuxnet Attack By Rebecca Wynn Duqu is essentially the precursor to a future Stuxnet-like attack. The threat was written by the same authors,…

Advanced SystemCare 5 Released!

Advanced SystemCare 5: IObit Debuts The New Release Of Its Flagship Software Suite. Advanced SystemCare is one of the most downloaded Windows utility programs; version 5 of the software sees new functionality and features, making it one of the most…

Thieves using Facebook and Twitter to identify targets

Most of Julian’s (http://julianevansblog.com) readers probably have a Facebook account, and some of you might also have a Twitter and foursquare account. Given Julian’s blog is all about protecting your online and offline identity you might want to reconsider posting…

Banks back UK government Midata identity project

The major UK banks and card schemes are a list of 26 companies that are working with the UK government on the creation of a new personal identity system for consumers transacting online. The ‘Midata‘ initiative is an online replacement…

SpyEye banking Trojan uses SMS hijacking feature

SpyEye has been observed trying to trick users into reassigning their cellphone numbers to receive one-time passwords (OTP) from their banks by SMS. The social engineering scam (assuming SpyEye has already infected the target PC) is found on fraudulent pages…

Adobe release critical Flash security update

Adobe is released a security update on (Sept. 21) to fix critical flaws in its Flash Player program that are being exploited in online attacks. The security issues include a cross-site scripting vulnerability that leaves Flash open to malicious script…

Cyber Security: SCADA Systems

Event: Cyber Security: SCADA Systems A technical exploration of protecting SCADA, smart grid and real-time systems Date: 2 December 2011 Venue: IET London: Savoy Place www.theiet.org/scada Join us at our exciting Cyber Security: SCADA Systems seminar to explore the technical…