Akamai has issued an alert on the Xsser mobile remote access trojan (mRAT), which targets iOS and Android devices and which may involve cellphone tower eavesdropping for location-specific attacks.
Akamai Technologies Inc is alerting banks and enterprises to the use of Yummba webinject tools in banking fraud, and making banks even more vulnerable to malware.
The third quarter of 2014 saw not only a massive increase in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks, but also the prominence of phishing attacks, according to Akamai Technologies Inc’s Prolexic Security Engineering and Research Team (PLXsert).
Akamai Technologies Inc’s Prolexic Security Engineering & Response Team (PLXsert) is warning the security community, device vendors, Internet service providers (ISPs) and enterprises of the risk of massive distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks involving Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) devices.
DDoS attacks are continuing in high numbers, backed by more insidious botnets, according to the Prolexic Q2 2014 Global DDoS Attack Report.