[HackerNews] Mekotio Banking Trojan Resurfaces with New Attacking and Stealth Techniques

The operators behind the Mekotio banking trojan have resurfaced with a shift in its infection flow so as to stay under the radar and evade security software, while staging nearly 100 attacks over the last three months.
“One of the main characteristics […] is the modular attack which gives the attackers the ability to change only a small part of the whole in order to avoid detection,” researchers

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[SecurityWeek] SSID Stripping: New Method for Tricking Users Into Connecting to Rogue APs

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A team of researchers has identified what appears to be a new method that malicious actors could use to trick users into connecting to their wireless access points (APs). read more Source: Read More (SecurityWeek RSS Feed)

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