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The real value of an IOC?, (Tue, Apr 24th)

When a new malware sample is analysed by a security researcher, details are usually posted online with details of the behaviour and, based on this, a list of IOCs or “Indicators of Compromise†is published. Those indicators are pieces of technical information that, if detected on your network or hosts, may indicate that it has been compromised or at least something suspicious occurred. Classic IOCs are domain names, IP addresses, hashes (MD5, SHA1, SHA256), email addresses, ports, URLs, filenames, processes, muteness, services, etc… But they can also be non-IT related stuff like a bank account, a Bitcoin wallet or a phone number even… the name of a person.

Kenya: PayPal, Safaricom partnership enables cross-border mobile payments

Kenya: PayPal, Safaricom partnership enables cross-border mobile payments

PayPal and Safaricom have announced a collaboration that will allow Kenyans to move money between their M-PESA and PayPal accounts. The new service aims to eliminate barriers that have hindered consumers and businesses in the country from taking full advantage of global eCommerce. “PayPal’s collaboration with M-PESA is part of the company’s long-term strategy to [&hellip