Warning — 5 New Trojanized Android Apps Spying On Users In Pakistan

Cybersecurity researchers took the wraps off a new spyware operation targeting users in Pakistan that leverages trojanized versions of legitimate Android apps to carry out covert surveillance and espionage. Designed to masquerade apps such as the Pakistan Citizen Portal, a Muslim prayer-clock app called Pakistan Salat Time, Mobile Packages Pakistan, Registered SIMs Checker, and TPL…

Poor Password Policies Initial Cause of Massive SolarWinds Breach

It is virtually impossible to estimate the scale of the ongoing cyberattack that relied on administrative tools developed by the security vendor SolarWinds, according to a memo released on Wednesday, January 6, 2021, by the Administrative Office (AO) of the U.S. Courts. While we don’t know the scope of the incident, we do know it was the result of poor password policies on the vendor’s end.

Poor Password Policies Initial Cause of Massive SolarWinds Breach

It is virtually impossible to estimate the scale of the ongoing cyberattack that relied on administrative tools developed by the security vendor SolarWinds, according to a memo released on Wednesday, January 6, 2021, by the Administrative Office (AO) of the U.S. Courts. While we don’t know the scope of the incident, we do know it was the result of poor password policies on the vendor’s end.