Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about the cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days.
Below you’ll find a quick recap of topics followed by links to news articles and/or our blog posts providing additional insight. Be sure to check back each Friday for highlights of the goings-on each week!
Dirty COW attacks on Android has been silent since its discovery, perhaps because it took attackers some time to build a stable exploit for major devices. Almost a year later, Trend Micro researchers captured samples of ZNIU.
The fraudulent redemption of freebies, discounts, and rebates in the form of coupons is reportedly costing U.S. businesses $300–600 million every year. And where there’s money to be made, there are cybercriminals rustling up schemes to take advantage of it.
U.S. fast-food chain Sonic Drive-In is investigating a potential payment card breach. Its alert follows a large, potentially related batch of stolen card data appearing for sale on a cybercrime “carder” marketplace.
Global accounting firm Deloitte said on Monday it was the victim of a cyberattack that affected the data of a small number of clients, providing few details on the breach. This breach is the latest in a series of breaches involving organizations that handle sensitive financial data.
Equifax CEO and Chairman Richard Smith stepped down Tuesday, becoming the latest executive of the credit-reporting giant to step down following a massive cyberbreach that compromised personal information for 143 million U.S. consumers.
Purchasing cybercrime-as-a-service tools for threats is no longer just something for low level or aspiring hackers. Organized criminal gangs are taking advantage of these services as the underground criminal landscape continues to become more professionalized and mature.
Today, there are 475,000 and 500,000 ATMs operating in the U.S. Trend Micro and Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) released a report on the ATM malware landscape. The report digs into the depth and breadth of malware targeting ATMs, as well as the attack perpetrators.
Mobile network operators (MNOs) are increasingly adopting virtualization and software acceleration technologies to become more agile in how they deploy and operate network services.
In the wake of the Equifax breach, identity-theft horror stories have been easy to come by. The solution, according to many experts, is freezing your credit. But a credit freeze protects only against new accounts being opened in your name.
On Monday, Trend Micro introduced new email security technologies powered by XGen™ and a new product, Smart Protection for Office 365.This new service combines the advantages of both an email gateway with an API service integrated solution.
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