Russian authorities arrested the kingpin of cybercrime Infraud Organization

Russian authorities arrested four alleged members of the international cyber theft ring tracked as ‘Infraud Organization.’ In February 2008, the US authorities dismantled the global cybercrime organization tracked as Infraud Organization, which was involved in stealing and selling credit card and personal identity data. The Justice Department announced indictments for 36 people charged with being […]

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New Magecart group uses an e-Skimmer that avoids VMs and sandboxes

A new Magecart group leverages a browser script to evade virtualized environments and sandboxes used by researchers. Malwarebytes researchers have spotted a new Magecart group that uses a browser script to evade detection and the execution in virtualized environments used by security researchers for threat analysis. Hacker groups under the Magecart umbrella continue to target e-stores to […]

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Boffins show PIN bypass attack Mastercard and Maestro contactless payments

Boffins from the Swiss ETH Zurich university demonstrated PIN bypass attack on contactless cards from Mastercard and Maestro. A group of researchers from the Swiss ETH Zurich university has discovered a vulnerability that allowed them to bypass PIN codes on contactless cards from Mastercard and Maestro. Technically the researchers performed a Man-in-the-Middle (MitM) attack between […]

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