News & Press Releases
Black Market Traders Cash in on Fake COVID-19 Vaccination RecordsZDNet | Oct 20, 2021
COVID-19 prompted panic buying and price hikes for basic necessities worldwide when the pandemic first hit. However, once vaccines were developed, a market was born out of consumers who wanted their shots as quickly as possible.
Ransomware's Evolution: 6 Key Trends to WatchTechBeacon | Oct 18, 2021
Ransomware has become a global menace, that costs organizations billions of dollars in extortion payments, and even more in downtime.
Telegram Bots, a New Way Used by Hackers to Access OTPsThe Digital Hacker | Oct 17, 2021
When we talk about online privacy and protection, the very first thing that comes in our mind is Two Factor Authentication (2FA). Surprisingly, cybercriminals are attempting to try new ways on how to bypass this protection so as to access the One Time Passwords (OTPs) of the users.
Attackers Use Bots to Circumvent Some Two-Factor Authentication SystemseSecurity Planet | Sep 30, 2021
Underground services are cropping up that are designed to enable bad actors to intercept one-time passwords (OTPs), which are widely used in two-factor authentication programs whose purpose is to better protect customers’ online accounts
Telegram Bots are Trying to Steal Your One-Time PasswordsZDNet | Sep 29, 2021
On Wednesday, researchers from Intel 471 said that they have seen an "uptick" in the number of these services provided in the web's underground, and over the past few months, it appears the variety of 2FA circumvention solutions is expanding -- with bots becoming a firm favorite.
Telegram Bots Allowing Hackers to Steal OTP CodesSearch Security | Sep 29, 2021
Cybercriminals are taking advantage of scripting tools to create bots in the Telegram chat app that make account theft and bank fraud easier than before.
The Rise of One-Time Password Interception BotsKrebs on Security | Sep 29, 2021
In February, KrebsOnSecurity wrote about a novel cybercrime service that helped attackers intercept the one-time passwords (OTPs) that many websites require as a second authentication factor in addition to passwords.
Leveraging Threat Intelligence to Tackle Supply Chain VulnerabilitiesHelp Net Security | Sep 29, 2021
In this interview with Help Net Security, Brandon Hoffman, CISO at Intel 471, talks about the growing threat of supply chain attacks, the most common supply chain vulnerabilities and how the right threat intelligence can help stay on top of these threats.