Trend Micro researchers first spotted the banking malware using network sniffing to steal data back in 2014 and recently spotted an increase in activity in August 2017 coming from new variants that all had the potential to unleash different types of payloads
The mobile edition of the Pwn2Own hacking contest is returning for its sixth year, with a prize pool of $500,000 and new targets for security researchers. Pwn2Own is operated by Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) and has both desktop and mobile events.
The trend in medical devices connected to the internet has opened the door to hackers being able to threaten victim's lives, Ed Cabrera, chief cybersecurity officer at the threat research firm Trend Micro, tells Wired.
Despite the move toward EMV chip cards, point-of-sale (POS) malware continues to vex merchants’ payment systems, most recently with the discovery of MajikPOS malware in North America, which TrendMicro reported on in March.
Trend Micro this week said that it will offer over $500,000 in cash prizes at Zero Day Initiative’s Mobile Pwn2Own contest, set to take place Nov. 1-2, during the PacSec 2017 Conference in Tokyo, Japan.