mobile banking

Mobile banking is a convenient way for users to complete transactions anywhere and anytime. KPMG predicts that the mobile banking user base will grow to 1.8 billion by 2019. And, when money is involved, the bad guys always find creative ways to steal it. Now they are increasingly doing so on the Android platform in the same way they did for online banking on PCs.  In the beginning of December, the Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) released an advisory on mobile banking malware infecting Android smartphones and the substantial... [Read More]
by RSS Floser Bacurio  |  Dec 09, 2015  |  Filed in: Security Research
While wearing my eyes off on the assembly code of the Symbian malware Zitmo, I had been quite embarrassed not to find any clear link with stealing online banking credentials as the rest of the ZeuS attack seemed to indicate. This issue is now solved, I know how the cyber-criminals did it or intended to. The Zitmo malware is actually a light version (or a cracked one) of the Russian SMS Monitor application. This borderline application is officially meant for "parental control" and "security audit", but it looks like it ended upin the wrong hands... We... [Read More]
by RSS Axelle Apvrille  |  Sep 28, 2010  |  Filed in: Security Research