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Current Trends in Mobile Threats Targeting Financial Services

Key Findings Malware targeting credentials and payment information remains a major threat to mobile users. Call and SMS interception are in demand and support a variety of unauthorized retail and banking transactions. Calls and SMS Telephony Denial of Service (TDoS) are in demand; however, due to the excessive cost of the technique, they are only available […]

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“thedarkoverlord” Targets Finance in Next Wave of Extortion Attacks

Key Findings  On September 25, 2016, “thedarkoverlord,” a notorious threat actor behind the recent extortion attempts of several healthcare organizations, gained access to highly-sensitive information from WestPark Capital investment firm. The CEO of WestPark Capital refused the actor’s blackmail demands, and as a result, partial information was released to the public by thedarkoverlord Flashpoint identified […]

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