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Thursday, August 2, 2012
Digital Forensics Magazine - Dismantling SMS based Two-factor Authentication - Malware
We have recently published details of SMS based Two-factor authentication attack used by the Third Generation Botnets (TGBs) in which both system and mobile platforms are exploited. If you remember, Spitmo, Zitmo and other variants are used to accomplish this kind of attack.
Outline: "Malware is impacting the security and integrity of the World Wide Web especially for banks and financial institutions. This article looks at a new exploitation technique used by malware to circumvent two-factor authentication."
About DF: "Digital Forensics Magazine is a quarterly features and news magazine from the world of computer and cyber crime and digital forensics."
Right now, magazine is available for subscribers only,but you can also read it online by creating an account.
Posted by Aditya K Sood at 5:48 AM