How to Overcome Common Pitfalls in Data Analytics

How to Overcome Common Pitfalls in Data Analytics

The proliferation of data analytics in the world of internal audit has been a boon to some companies and a disappointment to others. Companies using analytics effectively are auditing with fewer resources and getting better coverage; reducing fraud, waste and abuse by the millions; and providing executives the ability to make smarter, data-driven business decisions. [...]

New Android Trojan “Xbot” Phishes Credit Cards and Bank Accounts, Encrypts Devices for Ransom

New Android Trojan “Xbot” Phishes Credit Cards and Bank Accounts, Encrypts Devices for Ransom

We recently discovered 22 Android apps that belong to a new Trojan family we’re calling “Xbot”. This Trojan, which is still under development and regularly updated, is already capable of multiple malicious behaviors. It tries to steal victims’ banking credentials and credit card information via phishing pages crafted to mimic Google Play’s payment interface as [...]

Are Threat Indicators Enough or Should We Be Looking at Threat DNA?

Are Threat Indicators Enough or Should We Be Looking at Threat DNA?

As the speed and volume of threats today shows no abatement, there is much discussion that the only way to keep pace is through automation and self-learning. Although the answer sounds simple, the tough part is figuring out how we achieve this. Most attackers look at the broad dossier of attack techniques today and, like [...]