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FBI and CISA joint alert blames Russia’s Energetic Bear APT for US government networks hack

The US government declared that Russia-linked APT group Energetic Bear has breached US government networks and exfiltrated data. A joint security advisory published by The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) revealed that Russia-linked APT group Energetic Bear has breached US government net
Publish At:2020-10-23 07:35 | Read:117 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Data Breach Hacking Intellig

CISA Warns of Remote Code Execution Bugs in Visual Studio, Windows Codecs Library

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) on Friday informed users about the availability of patches for two remote code execution vulnerabilities that affect Windows Codecs Library and Visual Studio Code.Fixes for both of the bugs were released days after Microsoft’s October 2020 Patch Tuesday updates, and CISA published its alert to encou
Publish At:2020-10-19 12:34 | Read:134 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Vulnerabilities CISA

CISA Warns of Renewed Emotet Activity

The Emotet malware dropper is seeing an upsurge in new activity in the second half of 2020.The Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Multi-State Information Sharing & Analysis Center (MS-ISAC) have released a warning about an upsurge in malware campaigns using Emotet, a Trojan "dropper" tha
Publish At:2020-10-07 16:13 | Read:202 | Comments:0 | Tags: CISA

CISA Warns of Emotet Trojan Targeting State, Local Governments

The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) warns of an increase in attacks targeting state and local governments with the Emotet Trojan.Active for over a decade, Emotet is a Trojan mainly used to drop additional malware onto compromised systems. Previously, it also functioned as a banking Trojan and as an information stealer.Emotet has
Publish At:2020-10-07 12:22 | Read:139 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Incident Response Ri

CISA alert warns of Emotet attacks on US govt entities

The CISA agency is warning of a surge in Emotet attacks targeting multiple state and local governments in the US since August. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued an alert to warn of a surge of Emotet attacks that have targeted multiple state and local governments in the U.S. since August. During that time, the agency’s E
Publish At:2020-10-07 02:30 | Read:225 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Malware CISA EMOTET malware Hacking hacking ne

CISA: Emotet increasing attacks on US state, local governments

Emotet attacks have targeted multiple state and local governments in the U.S. as part of potentially targeted campaigns that have been ramping up since August, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) said in an alert published today.Emotet, a common banking Trojan when it was first spotted in 2014, in recent years has evolved into a botne
Publish At:2020-10-06 14:36 | Read:123 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security CISA

SLOTHFULMEDIA RAT, a new weapon in the arsenal of a sophisticated threat actor

U.S. DoD and the DHS CISA agency published a malware analysis report for a new malware variant tracked as SLOTHFULMEDIA The U.S. Department of Defense’s Cyber National Mission Force (CNMF) and the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) have published a malware analysis report that provides technical detai
Publish At:2020-10-05 07:36 | Read:271 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Hacking Malware Reports CISA cyber espiona

FBI, CISA Say DDoS Attacks Won't Prevent Voting

While they might hinder access to information, distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks against election infrastructure won’t prevent voting, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) said in an alert issued this week.DDoS attacks would either slow down election-related public-facing website
Publish At:2020-10-01 12:04 | Read:197 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Risk Ma

Lock and Code S1Ep16: Investigating digital vulnerabilities with Samy Kamkar

This week on Lock and Code, we discuss the top security headlines generated right here on Labs and around the Internet. In addition, we talk to Samy Kamkar, chief security officer and co-founder of Open Path, about the digital vulnerabilities in our physical world. If you look through a recent history of hacking, you’ll find the clear significance
Publish At:2020-09-30 12:27 | Read:142 | Comments:0 | Tags:Podcast Activision hack Call of Duty account compromise cisa

FBI and CISA warn of disinformation campaigns about the hack of voter systems

The FBI and the US CISA issued a joint public service announcement about the threat of disinformation campaigns targeting the 2020 US election. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued a joint public service announcement to warn of the threat of disinformation campaigns targeting t
Publish At:2020-09-30 10:02 | Read:132 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Intelligence CISA disinformation FBI h

CISA Warns of Hackers Exploiting Zerologon Vulnerability

The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has issued an alert to warn of attackers actively targeting a recently addressed vulnerability in the Microsoft Windows Netlogon Remote Protocol (MS-NRPC).Dubbed Zerologon, the security flaw is tracked as CVE-2020-1472 and was patched in August 2020. Earlier this month, CISA issued an Emergency
Publish At:2020-09-30 10:00 | Read:139 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Vulnerabilities Vuln

FBI, CISA Warn of Disinformation Campaigns Regarding Hacked Voting Systems

Threat actors are expected to spread false information regarding hacked voter information and voting systems, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) say in an alert.Last week, the two agencies issued a warning on possible campaigns aimed at distributing false information about the election re
Publish At:2020-09-30 10:00 | Read:166 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Fraud & Identity

CISA Named Top-Level Root CVE Numbering Authority (CNA)

The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has been named a Top-Level Root CVE Numbering Authority (CNA). The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has been named a Top-Level Root CVE Numbering Authority (CNA), it will be overseeing CNAs in assigning CVE identifiers for vulnerabilities in industrial control syste
Publish At:2020-09-18 04:46 | Read:179 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Security CISA CNA CVE Numbering Authority Hack

CISA Named Top-Level Root CVE Numbering Authority

The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has been named a Top-Level Root CVE Numbering Authority (CNA) and it will be overseeing CNAs that assign CVE identifiers for vulnerabilities in industrial control systems (ICS) and medical devices.CNAs are responsible for issuing CVE identifiers for vulnerabilities found in their own or third-p
Publish At:2020-09-17 07:54 | Read:217 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY SCADA / ICS Vulnerabilities Management &

CISA Joins MITRE to Issue Vulnerability Identifiers

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency will become a peer of MITRE in the CVE program, likely leading to continued increases in disclosed vulnerabilities.The US Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA) has taken over responsibility for assigning Common Vulnerability Enumeration (CVE) identifiers for softw
Publish At:2020-09-16 14:20 | Read:217 | Comments:0 | Tags: Vulnerability CISA

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