Archive for the ‘Malware’ Category

Son of Stuxnet? Iran Nuke Site Hacked ‘by Israel’ (Again)

What’s the craic? Aunty Beeb’s anonymous scribblers sit back and wonder why—“Iran says key Natanz nuclear facility hit by sabotage”:  The country’s top nuclear official … Ali Akbar Salehi, did not say who was to blame for the “terrorist act”, which caused a power failure … a day after it unveiled new uranium enrichment equipment. … Israeli public media, however, […]

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Fileless Malware, Endpoint Attacks on the Rise

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Malware attack on Applus blocked vehicle inspections in some US states

Applus Technologies is a worldwide leader in the testing, inspection and certification sector, the company was recently hit by a malware cyberattack that impacted vehicle inspections in eight states, including Connecticut, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Massachusetts, Utah, and Wisconsin. The attack took place on March 30th, in response to the infection the company was forced to disconnect […]

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Malware Hidden in Call of Duty Cheating Software

Part of the reason this attack could work so well is that game cheats typically require a user to disable key security features that would otherwise keep a malicious program out of their system. The hacker is basically getting the victim to do their own work for them. “It is common practice when configuring a […]

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System Update: New Android Malware

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Nvidia announces official “anti-cryptomining” software drivers

Nvidia, the graphics chip company that wants to buy ARM, made a unusual announcement last week. The company is about to launch its latest GeForce GPU (graphics processing unit) chip, the RTX 3060, and wants its users know that the chip is “tailored to meet the needs of gamers and those who create digital experiences.” Nvidia says: Our […]

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Experts spotted the first malware tailored for Apple M1 Chip, it is just the beginning

Apple launched its M1 chip and cybercriminals developed a malware sample specifically for it, the latest generation of Macs are their next targets. The popular security researcher Patrick Wardle discovered one of the first malware designed to target latest generation of Apple devices using the company M1 chip. The discovery suggests threat actors are tailoring […]

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A new Bluetooth overlay skimmer block chip-based transactions

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The malicious code in SolarWinds attack was the work of 1,000+ developers

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Analyze suspicious files and URLs to detect types of malware

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More SolarWinds News

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Emotet takedown – Europol attacks “world’s most dangerous malware”

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Fake Amazon gift card emails deliver the Dridex malware

The Dridex malware gang is delivering a nasty gift for the holidays using a spam campaign pretending to be Amazon Gift Cards. Dridex phishing campaign wants to send a gift When distributing malware, malware gangs commonly use current events and the holidays as themes for phishing campaigns to lure people into opening malicious attachments. Such […]

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Costaricto APT: Cyber mercenaries use previously undocumented malware

CostaRicto APT is targeting South Asian financial institutions and global entertainment companies with an undocumented malware. Blackberry researchers have documented the activity of a hackers-for-hire group, dubbed CostaRicto, that has been spotted using a previously undocumented piece of malware to target South Asian financial institutions and global entertainment companies. “During the past six months, the BlackBerry Research […]

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Hackers are backdooring QNAP NAS devices with 3-year old RCE bug

Hackers are scanning for vulnerable network-attached storage (NAS) devices running multiple QNAP firmware versions, trying to exploit a remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability addressed by QNAP in a previous release. Source: Hackers are backdooring QNAP NAS devices with 3-year old RCE bug CISA says 62,000 QNAP NAS devices have been infected with the QSnatch malwareQSnatch […]

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Hacked government, college sites push malware via fake hacking tools

A large scale hacking campaign is targeting governments and university websites to host articles on hacking social network accounts that lead to malware and scams. Some of the sites targeted in this campaign belong to government sites for San Diego, Colorado, Minnesota, as well as sites for UNESCO, the National Institutes of Health (nih.gov), National […]

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Maersk, me & notPetya – gvnshtn

Maersk is the world’s largest integrated shipping and container logistics company. I was massively privileged (no pun intended) to be their Identity & Access Management (IAM) Subject Matter Expert (SME), and later IAM Service Owner. Along with tens (if not hundreds) of others, I played a role in the recovery and cybersecurity response to the […]

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Russian cyberspies use Gmail to control updated ComRAT malware

ESET security researchers have discovered a new version of the ComRAT backdoor controlled using the Gmail web interface and used by the state-backed Russian hacker group Turla for harvesting and stealing in attacks against governmental institutions. Source: Russian cyberspies use Gmail to control updated ComRAT malware US, UK, and Holland fighting back against Russia’s cyber attacks Russia cyber attacks: […]

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Western intelligence hacked Russia’s Google Yandex to spy on accounts

Exclusive: Western intelligence hacked ‘Russia’s Google’ Yandex to spy on accounts – sources Source: Western intelligence hacked ‘Russia’s Google’ Yandex to spy on accounts Enter your email address: Delivered by FeedBurner

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New Silex malware is bricking IoT devices, has scary plans | ZDNet

Over 2,000 devices have been bricked in the span of a few hours. Attacks still ongoing. Source: New Silex malware is bricking IoT devices, has scary plans | ZDNet How dangerous are IOT devices? | Yuval Elovici | TEDxBGU Enter your email address: Delivered by FeedBurner

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