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The U.S. FCC considers Huawei and ZTE as national security threats

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced that Chinese telecommunications giants Huawei and ZTE are considered as national security threats. Last week China accused the US government of “oppressing Chinese companies” after U.S. regulators declared Huawei and ZTE to be national security threats. The Federal Communications Commission blo
Publish At:2020-07-01 17:02 | Read:190 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Intelligence Security Cyberespionage FCC Feder

APTs will exploit Palo Alto Networks’s PAN-OS flaw soon, US Cyber Command says

U.S. Cyber Command believes foreign APTs will likely attempt to exploit the recently addressed flaw in Palo Alto Networks’s PAN-OS firewall OS. Recently Palo Alto Network addressed a critical vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2020-2021, affecting the PAN-OS operating system that powers its next-generation firewall. The flaw could allow unauthenticated n
Publish At:2020-06-30 17:53 | Read:156 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking firewall hacking news information secu

Personal data of thousands of users from the UK, Australia, South Africa, the US, Singapore exposed in bitcoin scam

Group-IB discovered thousands of personal records of users from multiple countries exposed in a targeted multi-stage bitcoin scam. Group-IB, a global threat hunting and intelligence company headquartered in Singapore, has discovered thousands of personal records of users from the UK, Australia, South Africa, the US, Singapore, Spain, Malaysia and oth
Publish At:2020-06-30 09:55 | Read:130 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Digital ID Hacking Bitcoin scam Cy

Palo Alto Networks fixes a critical flaw in firewall PAN-OS

Palo Alto Networks addressed a critical flaw in the PAN-OS of its next-generation firewalls that could allow attackers to bypass authentication. Palo Alto Networks addressed a critical vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2020-2021, in the operating system (PAN‑OS) that powers its next-generation firewalls that could allow unauthenticated network-based attackers
Publish At:2020-06-30 02:26 | Read:163 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking CVE-2020-2021 firewall hacking news in

UCSF paid a $1.14 Million ransom to decrypt files after Ransomware attack

The University of California San Francisco (UCSF) revealed that it paid roughly $1.14 million to cybercriminals to recover data after a ransomware attack. Late last week, the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) admitted having paid roughly $1.14 million to cybercriminals to recover data encrypted during a ransomware attack that took place on Jun
Publish At:2020-06-30 02:26 | Read:186 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Cybercrime Hacking hacking

At least 31 US Businesses targeted with WastedLocker Ransomware

Tens of organizations in the United States have been targeted with the recently discovered WastedLocker ransomware. The malicious code was first documented by researchers from the NCC Group’s report and later Symantec published its own analysis. Security experts from Symantec reported that at least 31 organizations in the United States have been targe
Publish At:2020-06-29 18:43 | Read:101 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware ransomare WastedLo

Experts saw 100k+ daily brute-force attacks on RDP during COVID-19 lockdown

Researchers revealed that the number of daily brute-force attacks on Windows RDP has doubled during the pandemic lockdown. Security experts from ESET revealed that the number of daily brute-force attacks on Windows RDP has doubled during the COVID-19 lockdown. The phenomenon is not surprising because during the COVID-19 lockdown employees were forced t
Publish At:2020-06-29 10:59 | Read:149 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking RDP Windows

Chinese tax software bundled with GoldenSpy backdoor targets western companies

A new malware dubbed GoldenSpy is being distributed embedded in tax payment software that some businesses operating in China are required to install. GoldenSpy is a new backdoor that is being distributed embedded in tax payment software (the Aisino Intelligent tax software) that some businesses operating in China are required to install. The c
Publish At:2020-06-29 07:08 | Read:110 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Malware backdoor China GoldenSpy backd

Office 365 users that are returning to the workplace targeted with Coronavirus training resources

Experts are warning of a new phishing campaign aimed at Office 365 users that are returning to the workplace with Coronavirus training resources. Threat actors continue to use Coronavirus lures adapting their technique to the current situation. The attack techniques adopted by the threat actors depends on the state of businesses in each region. In places
Publish At:2020-06-29 03:44 | Read:126 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime coronavirus Hacking hacking news i

Australian ACSC ‘s report confirms the use of Chinese malware in recent attacks

Australian ACSC published a detailed report on the techniques, tactics, and procedures associated with the threat actor that targeted organizations in the country. Recently, Australia ‘s prime minister Scott Morrison revealed that a “state-based actor” is targeting government, public services, and businesses. Warning Australians of “specific risks” and
Publish At:2020-06-28 15:41 | Read:105 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence Malware ACS

Magento 1.x EOL is set on June 30, 75% of installs potentially impacted

Adobe, Mastercard, Visa are warning the owners of the online store running Magento 1.x of updating their installs because it will reach EOL by June 30 Adobe, Mastercard, Visa are warning the owners of online store running Magento 1.x of updating their installs because it will reach the end-of-life (EOL) by June 30 After June 30, Adobe will no more offe
Publish At:2020-06-28 08:35 | Read:218 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Security e-commerce hackin

Security Affairs newsletter Round 270

A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived! Every week the best security articles from Security Affairs free for you in your email box. 230k+ Indonesian COVID-19 patients records for sale in the DarkwebCOVID-19 themed attacks are just a small percentage of the overall threatsNew Shlayer Mac malware spreads via poisoned search engine resu
Publish At:2020-06-28 08:35 | Read:166 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking hacking news information security news

Asian media firm E27 hacked, attackers asked for a “donation”

Asian media firm E27 suffered a security breach and hackers asked for a “donation” to provide information on the flaws they exploited in the attack Asian media firm E27 has been hacked by a hacking group identifying themselves as “Korean Hackers” and “Team Johnwick”that asked for a “donation” to provide info
Publish At:2020-06-28 04:06 | Read:201 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Hacking Security data

NVIDIA addressed multiple code execution issues in GPU Drivers

NVIDIA released security patches for a dozen vulnerabilities in GPU display drivers and vGPU software, including code execution issues. NVIDIA has released security updates to address a dozen vulnerabilities in GPU display drivers and vGPU software, some of them could lead to code execution. “NVIDIA has released a software security update for NVI
Publish At:2020-06-27 20:23 | Read:237 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Security code execution Hacking hacking news i

The man behind Cardplanet credit card market sentenced to 9 years in prison

A 30-year old Russian national was sentenced to nine years in prison for running Cardplanet and Direct Connection credit card market. The Russian national named Aleksey Yurievich Burkov (30) was sentenced to nine years in prison for running Cardplanet and Direct Connection, two credit card market that facilitated payment card fraud, computer hacking, and
Publish At:2020-06-27 08:48 | Read:262 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Cardplanet credit card Cyb

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