Attackers can Bypass Mastercard PIN by Using it as VISA Card per The Hacker News
Oops! Security researchers found a PIN bypass attack using a chip and PIN secured VISA card without requiring the PIN. It exploits “serious” vulnerabilities that are known in the EMV contactless protocol, using an Android app in a man-in-the-middle attack that intercepts and manipulates the NFC or WiFi communications. The good news: Mastercard was notified in advance and attackers need the planets to align to pull this off. But it’s valid.
Gone but not forgotten. Actually still very much active and beaconing home. Iranian APT malware “Foudre” and “Tonnerre” were found operating on a server in a Dutch data center. They install a backdoor onto compromised Windows x86 and x64 machines for cyber espionage. Tonnerre is equipped for persistence, data exfil and all the spygame fun that Iranian APTs are notoriously good at.
Details of Exploit for Unpatched Internet Explorer 0-Day per Threatpost