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Mobile Malware Targets Android

Cybercriminals target the vulnerable and popular Android mobile platform through banking Trojans. 98% of mobile malware batters Android users. As of January 2014, Internet security firm Kaspersky reported a total of 10 million malicious Android installations packages detected in 2012-2013. The primary focus of the malware is banking Trojans while packages may focus on obtaining

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More Brands Targeted with Phishing Attacks so far in 2013

During the first six months of 2013 720 different brands were targeted by phishing attacks, an increase of 18 percent from the last six months of 2012, according the latest report from the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG). The two most targeted brands during the first half of 2013 were PayPal and Taobao.com. Read More

 
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Phishing Responsible for $687M in Global Losses for First Half of 2012

According to a recent report from security firm RSA, phishing attacks in the first half of 2012 have accounted for more than $687 million in losses while the country hosting the most phishing and pharming sites is by far the United States. Read More

 
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Fraudsters Forge Digital Certificates, Undermine Consumer Trust in Internet Security

After breaching the systems of a digital certificate authority a fraudster made their phishing and pharming web pages suddenly seem legitimate. Consumers rely on trust marks and digital security certificates to let them know a website is secure enough to handle their payment card account numbers and other sensitive information. But when fraudsters can make

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