Remote Access Trojan

BioCatch Raises Concerns Over iOS 12 OTP Autofill Feature

BioCatch Raises Concerns Over iOS 12 OTP Autofill Feature

BioCatch is raising some red flags over one feature of iOS 12, Apple’s forthcoming operating system update for its mobile devices: In a new post on the BioCatch blog, the company says that the iOS 12 ‘OTP Autofill’ system ‘is a fraudster’s best friend.’ It’s a feature aimed at improving the user experience by automating…

BioCatch Granted Patent for Social Media RAT Trap

BioCatch Granted Patent for Social Media RAT Trap

BioCatch has won a patent for a system designed to detect remote access trojan (RAT) attacks. While the company’s behavioral biometrics technology is in general a kind of anti-RAT security solution, the system described in the newly granted patent is aimed specifically at attacks made through social media channels. In a statement announcing the patent…

Behavioral Biometrics Month: The Roundup

Behavioral Biometrics Month: The Roundup

Throughout April at FindBiometrics we have been placing a special focus on behavioral biometrics. The invisible, passive biometric modality is predicted to become a mainstream security solution by the end of this year, and judging by our Behavioral Biometrics Month featured articles, news coverage, and expert webinar, such forecasts certainly seem accurate. Here is a…

Behavioral Biometrics Month: A Better RAT Trap

Behavioral Biometrics Month: A Better RAT Trap

Rats in Your Walls RAT attacks are a high profile cyber-threat. Remote Access Trojans (RATs) are a category of malware that make good on their acronym: just like a real life rodent scurrying through your walls, RATs have access to your private digital space—they are invisible intruders given access to your things. The difference is,…