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NY Fraud Compensation Lawsuit Ushers in Latest Emphasis on Mobile Banking Security

NY fraud compensation lawsuit puts the emphasis on properly deployed mobile banking security measures to prevent disastrous breaches and save money.
12/02/2024
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VajraSpy RAT: Getting a Foot Inside the Store Once Again

Verimatrix's commentary on the recent detection of the VajraSpy RAT found to be concealed withn Google Play store apps.
09/02/2024
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Threat Roundup

Cybersecurity Threat Roundup #8: Autospill, BLUFFS, Xamalicious, and more

Stay informed with Verimatrix's Cybersecurity Threat Roundup. Boost your defense strategy with timely advisories and comprehensive intelligence reports.
31/01/2024

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A Quick Look at Singapore’s New Safe App Standard

Singapore recently debuted its new Safe App Standard, the country’s own set of guidelines to boost mobile app security and protect consumers from cyber attacks.
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NY Fraud Compensation Lawsuit Ushers in Latest Emphasis on Mobile Banking Security

NY fraud compensation lawsuit puts the emphasis on properly deployed mobile banking security measures to prevent disastrous breaches and save money.
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VajraSpy RAT: Getting a Foot Inside the Store Once Again

Verimatrix’s commentary on the recent detection of the VajraSpy RAT found to be concealed withn Google Play store apps.
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Threat Roundup

Cybersecurity Threat Roundup #8: Autospill, BLUFFS, Xamalicious, and more

Stay informed with Verimatrix’s Cybersecurity Threat Roundup. Boost your defense strategy with timely advisories and comprehensive intelligence reports.
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Xamalicious Malware: Android’s Accessibility Services Exploited Once Again

Xamalicious malware raises concerns about Android app security. This article by Verimatrix exposes its infiltration tactics and impact on user privacy.
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Crossing the Line: Affiliate-Related Attacks Via the Popular Japanese Messaging App

Verimatrix’s insights into the recent Line app data breach: An affiliate-related attack compromises user data, signaling a need to bolster mobile app security.
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A Sit-Down with Heads of VMX Labs and Verimatrix Cybersecurity Business

Insights from the Heads of VMX Labs and Verimatrix Cybersecurity Business reveal the growing need for robust mobile app protection. Learn what they are here.
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Threat Roundup

Cybersecurity Threat Roundup #7: Enchant, FjordPhantom, IMUTA, and more

Stay abreast of the latest mobile app threats with Verimatrix’s Cybersecurity Threat Roundup. Bolster your defenses with advisories, patches, and intel reports.
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The EU Gets Serious About Mobile App Security

CRA regulations reshape the European mobile app security landscape. Verimatrix provides trusted CRA-ready solutions for app developers and publishers.
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Deconstructing a Mobile Banking App Overlay Heist

Our Verimatrix experts dive into the intricate world of mobile banking security breaches. Learn about the mechanics behind overlay attacks on banking apps here.
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Beta Beware: The Dark Side of Mobile App Trials

Understand the cybersecurity menace surrounding mobile app trials, where fake beta versions can expose users to financial scams and unauthorized access.
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The Dark Side of Discounts: Voucher Fraud in Mobile Apps

Beware of fake vouchers in your mobile apps! Discover the tactics fraudsters employ to exploit discounts and compromise user experiences.
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Threat Advisory

Verimatrix Researchers Expose App Developer Spewing Malware

Fake apps exposed! Verimatrix researchers reveal malware-infected apps by Simi Studio. Learn about the risks and fortify your defenses against unseen threats.
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Threat Roundup

Cybersecurity Threat Roundup #6: Arid Viper, Caracal Kitten, iLeakage, and more

Stay vigilant against cyber threats with Verimatrix’s Cybersecurity Threat Roundup. Boost your defense strategy with timely advisories and intelligence reports.
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Threat Roundup

Cybersecurity Threat Roundup #5: EvilBamboo, Smishing Triad, WiKi-Eve and more

Stay vigilant against cyberattacks with Verimatrix’s Cybersecurity Threat Roundup. Enhance your knowledge with expert advisories and comprehensive intel.
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Securing the Storefront: Reimagining Retail Mobile App and Website Protections

Retailers create mobile apps to facilitate online shopping, but without app shielding, these apps are often vulnerable to hacking attempts and fraud.
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GoldDigger: The Systematic Abuse of Android Accessibility Services Is Now a Thing

Read about the emergence of GoldDigger, a new Trojan exploiting Android Accessibility Services, and its impact on mobile banking security.
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Dangerous Downloads: What the FDM Hack Teaches Us About Supply Chain Risks

Heard about the FDM hack? Find out how it exposes supply chain risks and how attackers compromise trusted sources in this insightful article by Verimatrix.
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Threat Roundup

Cybersecurity Threat Roundup #4: BadBazaar, CypherRAT, CraxsRAT and more

Stay one step ahead of cyberattacks with Verimatrix’s Cybersecurity Threat Roundup. Elevate your defense strategy with advisories and in-depth intel reports.
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Malware Masquerade: The Danger of Repackaged App Attacks and AI Voice Fraud

Your smartphone and voice identity is under threat from new cyber threats! Read about repackaged attacks and AI voice fraud in this eye-opening read.
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Ghost in the Code: Blind Spots in Mobile App Development

Learn how developers can protect users and data in an evolving threat landscape. Don’t let blind spots in mobile app development compromise your security.
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Federal Cybersecurity Gets a Boost: A Proliferation of New Initiatives

The U.S. government is making great strides to fortify cybersecurity with new regulations, transparency, and a united strategy for digital defense. Read now!
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Cybersecurity Threat Roundup #3: Anatsa, CherryBlos, DoNotAPT and more

Check out Verimatrix’s Cybersecurity Threat Roundup for insights into the newest mobile app threats. Inform your app security using advisories, patches, etc.
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What You Don’t Know Can Hack You: Software Supply Chain Attacks in Mobile Apps

Mobile app developers, stay vigilant! Defend against software supply chain attacks with secure code reviews, regular updates, and monitoring.
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Mobile App Monitoring is Winning Over Skeptics and Gaining Acceptance with Banks

Mobile app monitoring gains acceptance in banks, enhancing security and threat detection. Explore XTD solutions for proactive defense.
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5 Fraud Tactics Deployed by Mobile App Banking Trojans

Learn about cunning tactics used by banking trojans to exploit mobile apps and steal sensitive information from banks and their customers.
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Cybersecurity Threat Roundup #2: SpinOk, AhRat, Bogus QR Codes and more

Our second issue lists the most pressing cybersecurity threats and vulnerabilities facing businesses across the globe. Stay updated with our quick snippets, intelligence reports, and direct links to more in-depth resources.
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$100,000 Smackdown: FTC Targets Health App Developers

Read about the FTC’s focus on healthcare data breaches and the need for better safeguards by healthcare app developers to avoid penalties.
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By HOOK Or By Crook: The Insidious Launch Overlay Attack Targeting Financial Institutions

HOOK a relatively new mobile app malware largely targeting financial institutions in Poland that has now spread worldwide.
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Goldoson and the Dark Side of Third-Party Mobile App Libraries

The recent Goldoson malware is a software supply chain attack that has affected more than 100 million downloads associated with 60 mobile apps.”
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Cybersecurity Threat Roundup #1: Chameleon, Hiddad, DAAM Android Botnet and more

In our inaugural issue, we list down the most pressing cybersecurity threats and vulnerabilities facing businesses across the globe. Stay updated with our quick snippets, intelligence reports, and direct links to more in-depth resources.
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Hackers Use GoatRAT Variant to Exploit Android Accessibility Services to Attack Mobile Apps

The recent GoatRAT variant targeting Brazilian banks shows that app developers need to implement greater protections that can sniff out this abuse on a mobile device. Where we see smoke today, there is likely to be a fire tomorrow.
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Threat Advisory

Screen Spoofing: Dangerous Mobile App Overlay Attacks On the Rise

Overlay attacks are a long-known major threat to mobile apps that have made their presence known in a big way in the last few months, becoming more dangerous with new logistics of attack.
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Enhancing Application Security Protections: A Look at the Zero-Code Injection Approach to Prevent Reverse-Engineering

Zero-code injection technology serves as a high-value yet low-effort security measure that significantly enhances an application’s protection against reverse-engineering.
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Is Mobile App Security Your Organization’s Weakest Link?

Mobile applications are the main way organizations communicate with their customers. It is also the newest pathway for hackers to gain access to sensitive data.
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The Importance of Code Obfuscation and Polymorphism to Application Security

By making source, byte, or machine code significantly more difficult to understand by humans, code obfuscation stands as an essential aspect of application security.
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A Look Beyond Traditional RASP, MTD and WAF Technologies

The need for proven measures to protect them against malicious attacks remains more important than ever for any organization dependent on the success of critical applications.

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