Android-based password stealer

A recently discovered Android malware/tool called “USB Cleaver” not only affects your phone, but also targets your PC to steal sensitive information including all browser passwords, wifi passwords, and network information. The tool is capable of stealing information from a physically connected windows machine and is designed to facilitate a targeted attack by gathering helpful details for future infiltration attempts.

Takeaway: Proper endpoint security tools for data-loss prevention and endpoint protection and encryption are absolute necessities with the recent changes in BYOD corporate policies.