Using financial Trojans to defraud customers of online banking services is still a popular method among cybercriminals looking to make a profit. Although we have seen a drop in the number of financial Trojans being detected, the Trojans are becoming more capable at what they do and the threat they pose will remain for some time to come. Furthermore, criminals are increasingly targeting financial institutions directly, using malware or through business email compromise (BEC) scams.
Trojan attacks against the financial industry are becoming more effective and will continue to plague the sector for some time, as cybercriminals move away from attacking customers and instead choose to target the banks themselves, due to the increased incentive of a more lucrative cash haul.
Just under half of cybersecurity professionals use any form of shared cyberthreat intelligence (CTI) in their efforts to protect their enterprises from cyberattacks and hackers, despite CTI's potential to significantly improve security in the fight against cybercrime.
For years, car owners with keyless entry systems have reported thieves approaching their vehicles with mysterious devices and effortlessly opening them in seconds. After having his Prius burgled repeatedly outside his Los Angeles home, the New York Times‘ former tech columnist Nick Bilton came to the conclusion that the thieves must be amplifying the signal from the key fob in the house to trick his car’s keyless entry system into thinking the key was in the thieves’ hand. He eventually resorted to keeping his keys in the freezer.
A group of researchers has proved that it is possible to break the encryption used by many mobile payment apps by simply measuring and analysing the electromagnetic radiation emanating from smartphones.
StartSSL has only one way to validate the ownership of a domain name which is through a predefined list of emails (such as Webmaster,Postmaster and Hostmaster) that are in the same domain you are trying to verify. This method is rarely used, instead for the domain validation most certificate authorities ask the domain owner to place a certain file in their websites.