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Cisco Talos releases the BASS open source malware signature generator

Cisco Talos intelligence group released an open source framework named BASS that is designed for automatically generating antivirus signatures from malware. BASS is an automated signature synthesizer, it is able to automatically create signatures from the analysis of a malicious code that belongs to previously generated clusters. The BASS tool aims to simpli
Publish At:2017-06-21 18:15 | Read:187 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Malware BASS Cisco Talos ClamAV forensics malw

South Korean hosting provider NAYANA infected by Erebus ransomware, it paid $1 Million to crooks

South Korean web hosting company NAYANA was hit by the Erebus ransomware that infected 153 Linux servers and over 3,400 business websites the company hosts. The South Korean web hosting provider NAYANA has paid $1 million in bitcoins to crooks after a Linux ransomware infected its systems. its 153 servers, encrypting 3,400 business websites and their data,
Publish At:2017-06-21 18:15 | Read:203 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Cybercrime Erebus ransomwa

National Security Agency opens the NSA Github Account that already lists 32 Projects

It is official, the National Security Agency (NSA) has presented its GitHub page that includes 32 projects as part of the NSA Technology Transfer Program. The National Security Agency has opened its GitHub account and presented an official GitHub page. The US intelligence agency employees numerous excellent experts that in the past demonstrated extraordinar
Publish At:2017-06-21 18:15 | Read:166 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Intelligence NSA NSA Github Account

Three years ago ProtonMail was launched. Today, it is launching ProtonVPN

ProtonMail announced ProtonVPN is now available to the general public. ProtonVPN is officially out of beta. You can now directly get ProtonVPN by visiting https://protonvpn.com After more than 1 year of development, and four months of beta testing by over 10’000 members of the ProtonMail community, we’re finally making ProtonVPN available to everyone. And we
Publish At:2017-06-21 18:15 | Read:175 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID privacy ProtonMail ProtonVPN VPN

TrickBot gang is back with new campaigns targeting Payment Processors and CRM Providers

Threat actors behind the financial trojan TrickBot have been updating its campaigns targeting Payment Processors and CRM Providers. Threat actors behind Banking Trojan TrickBot switched from financial institutions to Payment processors and CRM providers. TrickBot was initially observed in September 2016 by the researchers at security firm Fidelis Cybersecuri
Publish At:2017-06-20 23:50 | Read:124 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware banking trojan botnet CRM

Two Ztorg Trojans Removed from Google Play Store Are Definitely Better

For the second time in a month, Google removed malicious apps infected with the Ztorg Trojans that could allow attackers to root targeted devices. Most software developers update their apps to patch vulnerabilities and add new features. But when the software is malware, an update could be the worst thing to do. The Google Play Store is always working to prev
Publish At:2017-06-20 23:50 | Read:161 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware Mobile Android Cyb

Stack Clash vulnerability allows an attacker to execute code as root

Stack Clash is a local privilege escalation flaw in Linux, BSD, Solaris and other open source systems that allows an attacker to execute code as root. Linux, BSD, Solaris and other open source systems are vulnerable to a local privilege escalation vulnerability known as Stack Clash that allows an attacker to execute code as root. Stack Clash is a local privi
Publish At:2017-06-20 05:25 | Read:148 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking BSD LINUX Solaris Stack Clash Vulnerab

Mexican Government was spying on Journalists and Activists with Pegasus Surveillance software

Journalists and activists in Mexico accused the government of spying on them with the powerful surveillance software Pegasus developed by the NSO Group. Journalists and activists in Mexico accused the government of spying on them with a powerful surveillance software. According to the journalists, the authorities used an Israeli spyware to hack their mobile
Publish At:2017-06-20 05:25 | Read:157 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Hacking Hacktivism Malware Mobile M

Rufus malware used to empty ATMs running outdated OS in India

Indian authorities are facing with the Rufus malware, a malicious code used to clean out ATMs running outdated Windows XP software across states. Many security firms and law enforcement agencies are warning of malware-based attacks against ATM. Recently 27 people have been arrested by the Europol for jackpotting attacks on ATM across many countries in Europe
Publish At:2017-06-19 11:00 | Read:132 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware

Canada’ CSE warns of cyber attacks against next 2019 Election

The Canada Communications Security Establishment (CSE) published a report that reveals that hackers will attempt to hack into 2019 country’s Election. The Canada Communications Security Establishment (CSE) published a report that reveals that cyber criminals and hacktivists had leaked sensitive government documents, and attempted to hack into 2015 cou
Publish At:2017-06-19 11:00 | Read:157 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Hacktivism Intelligence

Pinkslipbot banking Trojan exploiting infected machines as control servers

Pinkslipbot banking Trojan is a banking Trojan that uses a complicated multistage proxy for HTTPS-based control server communication. Security researchers at McAfee Labs have spotted a new strain of the Pinkslipbot banking malware (also known as QakBot/QBot) that leverages UPnP to open ports, allowing incoming connections from anyone on the Internet to commu
Publish At:2017-06-19 11:00 | Read:190 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Banking Malware botnet Cyb

DRA firm left 1.1 TB of data unsecured on an Amazon S3, 198 million US voter records exposed

The popular security expert Chris Vickery revealed the DRA firm left 1.1 TB of data unsecured on an Amazon S3, 198 million US voter records exposed. Researcher Chris Vickery has found nearly 200 million voter records in an unsecured Amazon S3 bucket maintained by Deep Root Analytics (DRA), it is the largest exposure of its kind in history. The records includ
Publish At:2017-06-19 11:00 | Read:130 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Digital ID Chris Vickery data brea

Kasperagent malware used in a new campaign leveraging Palestine-Themed decoy files

Researchers uncovered a new cyber espionage campaign involving the Kasperagent spyware delivered with Palestine-Themed decoy files. In March, experts at security firm Qihoo 360 have spotted a cyber espionage campaign conducted by a threat actor tracked as APT-C-23 and Two-Tailed Scorpion. A few weeks later, in April, researchers at Palo Alto Networks and Cle
Publish At:2017-06-18 16:35 | Read:187 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking APT-C-23 Kasperagent

BAE Systems accused of selling mass surveillance software Evident across the Middle East

BC Arabic and the Danish newspaper Dagbladet accuse British BAE Systems of selling mass surveillance software called Evident across the Middle East. The British company BAE Systems has been selling mass surveillance software called Evident across the Middle East, the findings are the result of a year-long investigation by BBC Arabic and the Danish newspaper
Publish At:2017-06-18 16:35 | Read:168 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Intelligence Security BAE Evident H

Security Affairs newsletter Round 115 – News of the week

A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived! The best news of the week with Security Affairs. ·      Critical kernel command line injection flaw found in Motorola handsets MOTO G4, G5 ·      Police seized two Tor relays investigating WannaCry attack, others disappeared in the same period ·      US Defense is working on new multifactor
Publish At:2017-06-18 16:35 | Read:219 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News cyber security Newsletter Pierluigi Paganini S

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