Tag Archives: ISA

In Today’s News (10/7/2011)

Source: Internet Security Alliance Daily Brief Bank of America site appears fixed after 6th day. October 6, Associated Press – Bank of America customers had problems accessing their accounts for 6 days. After the site appeared back to normal October 5, the bank blamed the troubles on a system upgrade. The head of online and mobile banking at Bank of… Read More »

In Today’s News (10/06/2011)

Source: Internet Security Alliance Daily Brief SpyEye Trojan hijacks mobile SMS security for online fraud. October 5, Help Net Security – A stealth new attack carried out by the SpyEye Trojan circumvents mobile SMS security measures implemented by many banks, Help Net Security reported October 5. Using captured code, Trusteer found a two-step, Webbased attack that allows fraudsters to change… Read More »

In Today’s News (10/05/2011)

Source: Internet Security Alliance Daily Brief Lawmaker calls for international pressure to stop China’s cyber-espionage. October 4, Washington Post – The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee spoke in unusually sharp terms Tuesday about China’s alleged efforts to steal American commercial data online, saying Beijing’s cyber-espionage campaign has “reached an intolerable level” that demands action. “Beijing is waging a massive… Read More »

In Today’s News (10/04/2011)

Source: Internet Security Alliance Daily Brief Crazy square barcodes can point your phone to malware. October 3, The Register – Russian VXers have begun using QR codes as a launchpad for mobile malware. A recently identified malicious Quick Response code on a Russian Web site links through a series of redirections to a site punting a trojan version of the… Read More »

In Today’s News (09/29/2011)

Source: Internet Security Alliance Daily Brief For Hackers, the Next Lock to Pick. September 27, The New York Times – Hackers have broken into the cellphones of celebrities like Scarlett Johansson and Prince William. But what about the rest of us, who might not have particularly salacious photos or voice messages stored in our phones, but nonetheless have e-mails, credit… Read More »