SAP The Target Of New Malware

There is a new Trojan discovered by Doctor Web, a Russian antivirus company, in the last few weeks that is searching for computers containing SAP client applications. For now this is the Trojan’s only activity. This type of action would indicate the criminals are amassing a network for a future attack. SAP makes software for Enterprise Resource…

Tor No Longer Private

After stealing $1.4 million using the TorRat Trojan 4 men were arrested by the Dutch National High Tech Crime Unit. The criminals used the Trojan to steal money from over 150 accounts. TorRat is designed to steal online banking credentials. The bank robbers were able to hide their activities by putting their command and control server on…

Syria Hacks The President

The Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) took credit for hacking President Barack Obama’s Twitter and Facebook account. On Monday October 28th, for a short time, visitors to the President’s Facebook and Twitter page were re-directed to a 24 minute long pro Assad video titled “Syria facing terrorism.”  The SEA Tweeted “Thank you Obama for redirecting people to…

Advanced Persistent Threat

Advanced persistent threat (APT) typically denotes a criminal trespasser or group of trespassers who break into your network and stay there undetected. Usually the purpose of such criminal activity is to steal information without the victim ever knowing. Criminals only take this kind of care when stealing from high value targets. In the past APT…

Spam Attack Spreads Trojan Through Microsoft Hole

You need to be aware of fake emails being sent by criminals posing as Allergan Limited. Allergan is a widely respected, global, technology-driven multi-specialty health care company based in the UK, and with a presence in many countries around the world. One of Allergan’s lines of business is medical testing. The fake emails being sent…