Entries by Ashley Robison

Tracing the Supply Chain Attack on Andriod

25 JUN 19 Tracing the Supply Chain Attack on Android Earlier this month, Google disclosed that a supply chain attack by one of its vendors resulted in malicious software being pre-installed on millions of new budget Android devices. Google didn’t exactly name those responsible, but said it believes the offending vendor uses the nicknames “Yehuo” or “Blazefire.” What […]

6 Security Scams Set to Sweep This Summer

6 Security Scams Set to Sweep This Summer Kelly Sheridan Experts share the cybersecurity threats to watch for and advice to stay protected. We look forward to summer’s warm weather, travel plans, and maybe some added relaxation. Cybercriminals look forward to summer’s new opportunities for scams and targeted attacks. Seasonal threats aren’t new; for example, […]

Lone Wolf Scammer Built a Multifaceted BEC Cybercrime Operation

Lone Wolf’ Scammer Built a Multifaceted BEC Cybercrime Operation Kelly Jackson Higgins A one-man 419 scam evolved into a lucrative social-engineering syndicate over the past decade that conducts a combination of business email compromise, romance, and financial fraud. This wasn’t the first time the chief financial officer of email security vendor Agari had been targeted […]