ANDROID BANKING MALWARE: SOPHISTICATED TROJANS VS. FAKE BANKING APPS

January 17, 2019

In this white paper, we will provide insight into the two most prevalent types of Android banking malware to date – sophisticated banking Trojans and fake banking apps – and compare their different approaches to achieving the same malicious goal. At the same time, we will explore the impact of those approaches on potential victims. Having identified the tactics of both categories, we will provide advice for users on how to stay safe from Android banking malware.

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You work to protect your business from the impact of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks, as well as other cyberattacks. You want to keep your customers’ trust in your service by maintaining the availability and responsiveness of your application. And you want to avoid unnecessary direct costs when your infrastructure must scale in response to an attack.

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2022 Cyber Security Report

whitePaper | July 25, 2022

The past twelve months represents one of the most turbulent and disruptive periods on record, at least as far as security is concerned. As governments and businesses around the world continued to navigate the uncharted waters of a global pandemic, the so-called “new normal” still felt a long way off. Digital transformation efforts were dramatically accelerated as businesses embraced hybrid and remote working arrangements, but the same questions around security maturity that plagued many businesses in 2020 persisted through 2021.

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Google Cloud security foundations guide

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This guide presents an opinionated view of Google Cloud security best practices, organized to allow users to adopt or adapt them and then automatically deploy them for their estates on Google Cloud. This document can be useful to you if you are a CISO, security practitioner, risk or compliance officer.

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) is not a recently discovered field. Since the beginning of the computer science discipline, in the late 1950s, AI has drawn a lot of attention in the international scientific community and since then it has represented a field of study which has triggered diverse and numerous research activities.

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Thinkst is an Applied Research company with a deep focus on information security. Thinkst was founded to respond to the simple (but often repeated) call in infosec today: "We are not winning against X".

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