Analyzing the risk of banking malware in Android vs. iOS

It is common nowadays to hear news about new families of banking malware for Android devices and how they work. However, the same cannot be said for iOS devices. This ...
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Criminal appeal and secure virtual behavior

In 1979, Cohen and Felson presented a new approach in criminology theories. Until then, these theories had been quite focused on the criminal – on their genesis and ...
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Overlays: The preferred technique for bankers in Android

Nine years have passed since the first banking malware for Android mobile devices was discovered. It was 2010, and just a year and a half had passed since the launch of ...
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The future of infections: Autonomous malware

IBM presented the results of an innovative new project exploring the future of malware during the Black Hat USA cybersecurity conference in August 2018.
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Brain hacking II: Getting over the firewall

It’s 10:30 in the morning and Carmen enters the bar punctually to have breakfast, as she does every day. It’s like the movie Groundhog Day: she sits down in the same ...
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A new banking Trojan, BANKER RTC PORTAL, attacks Latin American and ...

At buguroo we have been detecting a massive fraud campaign targeting banks in Latin America and Europe since the end of last month, July 2019. Its objective is to steal ...
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Brain hacking I: The Principles of Persuasion

A large firm’s receptionist receives a phone call. On the other end of the line, a rather anxious young woman tells her a story. A few hours ago, she has had to leave ...
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Cryptojacking and ransomware: Cyberthreat scenarios for 2019

Banks and other organizations within the finance industry are bound to encounter new data security threats throughout 2019. From nation state-directed strikes to ...
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Behavioral biometrics in mobile banking applications

Fraud is an immense problem for organizations navigating the digital age. Cybercriminals everywhere are targeting businesses across all sectors, leveraging account ...
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Essential online banking threat trends for 2019

Financial institutions worldwide suffered numerous cyberattacks in 2018. For instance, cybercriminals targeted seven of the largest European banks in April, including ...
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