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Gotham Security Daily Threat Alerts

by on April 21, 2014

April 18, Softpedia – (International) Cybercriminals can hijack Steam accounts with Steam Guard enabled. Researchers at Malwarebytes found that attackers have been able to compromise Steam accounts with the Steam Guard verification service enabled by using phishing pages that ask users to upload the .ssfn file from their Steam folder, allowing the Steam Guard security feature to be bypassed. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Cybercriminals-Can-Hijack-Steam-Accounts-with-Steam-Guard-Enabled-438488.shtml

April 18, Softpedia – (International) Trojan-SMS.AndroidOS.Stealer.a is one of the most widespread mobile trojans. Kaspersky Labs researchers found that the Trojan-SMS.AndroidOS.Stealer.a trojan accounted for almost a quarter of attempted infections of Android devices running the company’s security software during the first quarter of 2014, with the highest amount of infections found in Russia. The trojan is capable of opening Web pages, sending SMS messages, installing applications, and other functions. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Trojan-SMS-AndroidOS-Stealer-a-Is-One-of-the-Most-Widespread-Mobile-Trojans-438270.shtml

April 17, Charleston Post and Courier – (South Carolina) Bomb threat reported at Google Data Center in Berkeley County. The Google Data Center in Berkeley County, South Carolina, was evacuated for several hours April 17 after a bomb threat was found in a note left at the facility. Workers were allowed to return after police cleared the building. Source: http://www.postandcourier.com/article/20140417/PC16/140419407/1005/

 

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