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Experts discovered a SYSCON Backdoor using FTP Server as C&C

Security researchers with Trend Micro discovered a backdoor dubbed SYSCON that uses an FTP server for command and control (C&C) purposes. The SYSCON backdoor is spreading through tainted documents that refer North Korea and target individuals connected to the Red Cross and the World Health Organization. The use of an FTP server as C&C is uncommon fo
Publish At:2017-10-05 17:05 | Read:175 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware backdoor botnet Cy

Zero-Day flaws in 3 WordPress Plugins being exploited in the wild

Security experts at Wordfence reported that Zero-Day vulnerabilities in three different WordPress plugins have been exploited in the wild. Zero-day vulnerabilities in several WordPress plugins have been exploited by threat actors in the wild to hack vulnerable websites and deliver backdoors, the alarm was launched by security firm Wordfence. The attackers ha
Publish At:2017-10-04 22:40 | Read:127 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Cybercrime plugin Wordpres

A new Ethereum ICO was hacked, the victim is Etherparty

The Etherparty website is the last victim in order of time of a cyber attack involving an Ethereum ICO (Initial Coin Offering). Another hack involving an Ethereum ICO (Initial Coin Offering) made the headlines, the victim is the Etherparty website that sells tokens for a blockchain-based smart contract tool. The attackers replaced the legitimate address fo
Publish At:2017-10-04 22:40 | Read:124 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking cryptocurrency Cybercrime

UK National Lottery knocked offline by a DDoS attack on Saturday

The UK National Lottery was knocked offline by a DDoS attack on Saturday, experts speculate the involvement of the dreaded Phantom Squad group. On Saturday, a DDoS attack knocked offline the UK National Lottery impeding Britons to buy the tickets on the www.national-lottery.co.uk website or through its associated app. According to DownDetector reports, thou
Publish At:2017-10-03 09:45 | Read:256 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking blackmail Cybercrime DDoS

Dream Market dark web drug dealer OxyMonster arrested on way to beard contest

The Dream Market dark web drug dealer was arrested by US authorities after he traveled the US for this year’s annual World Beard and Mustache Championships. A Dark-Web drug dealer was arrested by US authorities after he traveled the US for this year’s annual World Beard and Mustache Championships. The French national Gal Vallerius (38) was arrested a few we
Publish At:2017-10-02 15:20 | Read:164 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Deep Web Cybercrime Dark Web Dream

R6DB hacked. Rainbow Six Siege service’s database wiped and held for ransom

R6DB online gaming service that provides statistics for Rainbow Six Siege gamers, was hit by hackers who wiped its database and held the data for ransom. The gaming industry is a privileged target for hackers, in the past several groups targeted the major company in the industry for profit and fun. This time hackers targeted the R6DB service that provides st
Publish At:2017-10-02 15:20 | Read:135 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Hacking Cybercrime dat

Vxers abused legitimate VMware binary to spread Banking Trojan Distribution

Cisco researchers discovered a malware campaign abusing a legitimate VMware binary to spread a banking Trojan. The threat actor behind the campaign uses multiple methods of re-direction when infecting the victims’ machines in order to remain under the radar, it also implemented a variety of anti-analysis techniques. The malware is written in Delphi, a novelt
Publish At:2017-10-01 20:55 | Read:152 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime banking trojan Cybercrime malware

60% of institutions in Saudi Arabia hit by malware-based attacks

According to Kaspersky Lab, sixty percent of institutions in Saudi Arabia have experienced malware-based attacks over the past 12 months. Malware continues to be one of the most dangerous threats for organizations worldwide, and data recently disclosed by security firms. According to Kaspersky Lab, Saudi Arabia is under a constant malware-based attack, the e
Publish At:2017-10-01 20:55 | Read:179 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Cyber warfare Hacking APT malware

Crooks hacked Microsoft servers to mine Monero, they earned $63K in 3 months

Experts from security firm ESET discovered cyber criminals exploiting Microsoft Servers to mine Monero and already earned $63,000 in 3 Months. Mining cryptocurrencies is a profitable business, but it is also expensive because it needs significant investment in computing power. Crooks are using malicious code that steals computing resources of victims’
Publish At:2017-09-29 12:55 | Read:110 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking botnet crypto currency Mic

Amazon-owned grocery chain Whole Foods Market suffered payment card breach

News of the day is that another big company suffered a security breach, the victim is the Amazon-owned grocery chain Whole Foods Market. has fallen victim to a credit card security breach. Whole Foods Market has around 500 stores in the United States, United Kingdom, and Canada, the company acquired by Amazon for $13.7 billion in late August, it now notifie
Publish At:2017-09-29 12:55 | Read:91 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Hacking credit card Cy

Experts analyzed an Advanced ‘all in memory’ CryptoWorm

The popular security expert Marco Ramilli shared the analysis of a cryptoworm having significant capabilities, enjoy the report! Introduction. Today I want to share a nice Malware analysis having an interesting flow. The “interesting” adjective comes from the abilities the given sample owns. Capabilities of exploiting, hard obfuscations and usage
Publish At:2017-09-27 23:55 | Read:194 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware cryptoworm Cybercrime Hack

Europol report – Cyber attacks against ATM networks on the rise

Cyber criminals are targeting ATM machines through the banks’ networks, the operations involve squads of money mules for the cashout. The Europe’s policing agency warns of a rise of cyber attacks against ATM machines. Criminal organizations are targeting ATM machines through the banks’ networks, the operations involve squads of money mules
Publish At:2017-09-27 05:25 | Read:158 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime ATM Cybercrime Europol Hacking mal

ZNIU, the first Android malware family to exploit the Dirty COW vulnerability

Security experts at Trend Micro have recently spotted a new strain of Android malware, dubbed ZNIU, that exploits the Dirty COW Linux kernel vulnerability. The Dirty COW vulnerability was discovered by the security expert Phil Oester in October 2016, it could be exploited by a local attacker to escalate privileges. The name ‘Dirty COW’ is due to
Publish At:2017-09-27 05:25 | Read:228 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Mobile Android CVE-2016-51

Authors of Locky Ransomware are big fans Game of Thrones series

Researchers at PhishMe found the names of Game of Thrones show characters and other references into the script used to spread the Locky ransomware. The fantasy drama television series Game of Thrones has an amazing number of fans, including the authors of the Locky ransomware. The discovery was made by researchers at security firm PhishMe that found the name
Publish At:2017-09-24 22:05 | Read:202 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Cybercrime Game of Thrones

Retefe banking Trojan leverages EternalBlue exploit to infect Swiss users

Cyber criminals behind the Retefe banking Trojan have improved it by adding a new component that uses the NSA exploit EternalBlue. ETERNALBLUE is the alleged NSA exploit that made the headlines with DOUBLEPULSAR in the WannaCry attack and NotPetya massive attacks. ETERNALBLUE targets the SMBv1 protocol and it has become widely adopted in the community of mal
Publish At:2017-09-24 03:40 | Read:218 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware banking trojan Ete

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