On 6th December 2017, FortiGuard Labs discovered a compromised website - acenespargc[.]com. Looking into the source code, we noticed a suspicious encrypted script which the uses eval() function to convert all the characters into numbers. We used a tool called CharCode Translator to reverse the numbers back into characters. We were then able to retrieve a link which redirects to a scam page or phishing website. Part 1   Part 2 The above is just a simple example. The threat actor can actually... [Read More]
by RSS Eric Chong  |  Feb 07, 2018  |  Filed in: Security Research
Popular software development hosting site GitHub announced today that they have added support for two-factor authentication. As we've said in the past, two-factor authentication is a fantastic way for users to add another layer of protection to their various online accounts... if you're using a service that provides it, you should take advantage of it. By implementing two-factor authentication whenever you can, you make it much more difficult for attackers and malware developers to compromise your digital lives. _ Image courtesy of [Ben Scholzen]( [Read More]
by RSS Richard Henderson  |  Sep 03, 2013  |  Filed in: Industry Trends