Few cybercrime groups throughout history have had as much disruptive power and lasting impact as the Lazarus Group. The group has had multiple operations over the years, most of which involve either disruption, sabotage, financial theft or espionage.
In light of the reported attacks and Proofs of Concepts (PoCs) leveraging Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE), Microsoft released Security Advisory 4053440 that provides guidance on securing DDE fields in Microsoft Office applications.
Based on its growing popularity, biometric authentication is here to stay. However, its prevalence also comes with rising concerns about the technology's level of security, and the possible implications that can stem from it if compromised.
In 2012, we predicted that we would soon see an African underground market take root. Our recent joint research effort with the INTERPOL on the West African threat landscape may just be even greater proof of that.
In February 2017, numerous Polish banks reported seeing previously undetected malware variants in their systems. However, there are indications that the attacks on the Polish banks are part of a larger global campaign that has targeted financial organizations.