Recently, we found email accounts from top universities across the world being sold on Taobao, the largest consumer-to-consumer (C2C) e-commerce platform in China. Advertised uses for these accounts included registering for special accounts under software developer programs, receiving student discounts or coupons from retailers, and obtaining access to academic databases. This post describes the scope,
Palo Alto Networks® (NYSE: PANW), the leader in enterprise security, today announced that its CSO Rick Howard will be presenting at the 16th Annual AT&T Cyber Security Conference in New York City on September 4, 2014.
Unit 42, the Palo Alto Networks threat intelligence team, has identified a series of attacks codenamed “Silver Spaniel”, emanating from Nigerian actors against our customers. These attackers, formerly associated with 419 scams targeted at unsuspecting individuals, are now using many of the same tools that cyber crime and espionage groups have deployed in the past. These actors represent an emerging threat to the enterprise.
Following a recent study of apps in the Google Play Store, let’s discuss several security risks caused by the bad certificate management practiced in many Android apps, from social to mobile banking. All Android apps must be digitally signed with a certificate from the developer. As described in Google’s official document, the app developer is
Palo Alto Networks® (NYSE: PANW), the leader in enterprise security, today announced global updates to its NextWave partner program to help partners take advantage of a vast addressable market opportunity for next-generation enterprise security.
On August 4, Unit 42, the Palo Alto Networks threat intelligence team, released a tool to decrypt the traffic from a Remote Administration Tool (RAT) named NetWire (part of the NetWiredRC malware family). For details of the encryption protocol used please see our earlier post here. The previously released protocol decoder and parser was originally