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New Sophisticated Banking Trojan For Rent

September 22nd, 2017 | By

Cyber security experts have discovered a new banking Trojan that targets Android operating systems. The Trojan malware, dubbed Red Alert 2.0, has the capability to block incoming calls from banks, access and steal the contact list, control messages (access, send and block SM...

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Companies are getting effective to identify breaches

August 28th, 2017 | By

Organisations equipped proactively to identify and scrutinize incidents would mitigate the havoc caused by massive breaches. The minute a cybercriminal focuses on an association, the victim enters a race against time. Consistently that the aggressor can work undetected is mo...

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Increasing Sophistication of Card Skimming: Stay Protected

August 8th, 2017 | By

We use cards – credit and debit cards – for many types of online payments, to withdraw money from ATM machines, etc…, We use cards for both – card present transactions and card not present transactions. We present cards at shops, stores, restaurants, fuel pumps, hospit...

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Can Cyber Crime be Prevented?

July 21st, 2017 | By

Cyber crime is hitting the headlines frequently with various malware affecting our daily lives. But unfortunately, there’s very little we can do about it at the moment. Except be crippled by it and come to a standstill. The recent WannaCry ransomware wave of attacks pr...

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Boost POS Protection with Biometrics

July 20th, 2017 | By

Hackers love the hospitality sector for two main reasons. The hospitality sector uses plenty of Point-of-Sale (POS) systems and these are easy targets, and the numerous hospitality outlets offer plenty of targets. POS systems are used in numerous business sectors; however, t...

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Importance of POS Protection for Better Business

July 6th, 2017 | By

Retail sectors have been entrenched as a destined target for cyber criminals to gain access to the stash of customer details. The fraudsters around the virtual space exploit the unseen vulnerabilities of the retail organization’s network. They try and make a way to acc...

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Chipotle Data Breach Exposes PoS Vulnerability

June 22nd, 2017 | By

If you had been to Chipotle Mexican Grill between 24 March 2017 and 18 April 2017 and paid with credit card, then you should immediately get a statement and check if there has been any fraudulent activity as regards your credit card. Chipotle recently announced that they hav...

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PoS Malware Affects Hospitality Industry The Most

June 2nd, 2017 | By

PoS Malware is a malicious software written to steal customer payment data from PoS (Point of Sale) systems. This PoS malware resides in the PoS, waits for the customer payment data to be entered, and the moment it is entered transfers it to the attacker’s (cyber crimi...

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Zero-Day DoubleAgent Turns Antivirus Into Malware

April 3rd, 2017 | By

A new Zero-Day attack that is capable of taking full control over antivirus software has been disclosed by Cybellum, an Israel-based security firm. Dubbed “DoubleAgent”, it is a zero-day attack that first hijacks the antivirus software and then uses the same soft...

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New MajikPOS Malware Infects Point of Sale (POS) System

March 31st, 2017 | By

A new kind of point-of-sale (POS) malware is presently active across North America and Canada. Dubbed by cyber security experts as MajikPOS Malware, it is a variant of FastPOS and ModPOS – POS data stealing malware. Since January 2017 it is believed to have stolen data...

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