Each week, the PhishLabs team posts The Week in Cybercrime (TWIC) to recap noteworthy cybercrime articles and reports (open source).
Vulnerabilities Found in Dendroid Mobile Trojan (PhishLabs)
The full source code of the Dendroid Remote Access Trojan (RAT) was recently leaked. The popular crimeware, which targets the Android operating system, is typically sold on underground forums for $300. With the malware’s source code now available, an increase in its use, as well as the creation of new variants, will likely be seen.
Community Health Systems, with operations spanning 29 states, announced that cybercriminals operating from China stole information on approximately 4.5 million patients, including names, birth dates and Social Security numbers. The healthcare industry has suffered a large number of breaches in the past, but the CHS breach topped them all. BitSight, a security-ratings firm, recently released ratings that the healthcare industry had more security issues and signs of breaches than any other industry, including the retail sector.