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Fileless cryptocurrency miner CoinMiner uses NSA EternalBlue exploit to spread

A new fileless miner dubbed CoinMiner appeared in the wild, it uses NSA EternalBlue exploit and WMI tool to spread. A new strain of Cryptocurrency Miner dubbed CoinMiner appeared in the wild and according to the experts it is hard to detect and infects Windows PCs via EternalBlue NSA exploit. CoinMiner is a fileless malware that leverages the WMI (Windows Ma
Publish At:2017-08-22 13:35 | Read:64 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware CoinMiner Cybercrime ETERN

Enigma platform hacked, hackers stole over $470,000 worth of Ethereum

Enigma platform hacked – Another cyber heist made the headlines, this time an unknown hacker has stolen more than $471,000 worth of Ethereum cryptocurrency. The hacker has stolen it from the cryptocurrency investment platform, Enigma. According to an announcement made on Enigma website, an “unknown entity” has hacked their website, slack a
Publish At:2017-08-21 16:10 | Read:84 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking cyber heist Cybercrime Eth

Mr.Smith, HBO hackers threaten to leak final episode of Game of Thrones 7

The bad actors behind the HBO hack are back and are threatening to leak the final episode of the seventh season of Game of Thrones. The threat actor that has hacked into the HBO announced that it will leak the final episode of Game of Thrones season 7.The hacker who claimed the responsibility for the hack called himself Mr. Smith, he told Mashable media outl
Publish At:2017-08-21 16:10 | Read:146 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Cybercrime data breach

Cyber Criminals Hijack Chrome Extensions and put 4.7 Million Users at Risk

Developer accounts of popular chrome extensions being hijacked by cyber criminals, over 4.7 million users are at a risk of cyber attack. Over 4.7 million users could be at risk after being exposed to malicious adverts and credentials theft due to developer accounts of popular chrome extensions being hijacked by cyber criminals. A phishing campaign run by Cyb
Publish At:2017-08-17 20:05 | Read:58 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Chrome extensions Cybercri

NotPetya ransomware caused $300m losses to the shipping giant Maersk

The transportation giant Maersk announced that it would incur hundreds of millions in U.S. dollar losses due to the NotPetya ransomware massive attack. A.P. Moller-Maersk, the transportation and logistics firm, announced Tuesday that it would incur hundreds of millions in U.S. dollar losses due to the NotPetya ransomware massive attack. According to the seco
Publish At:2017-08-17 04:25 | Read:270 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware Cybercrime Maersk

Cerber Ransomware now includes a feature to avoid canary files anti-malware

Researchers at Cybereason have discovered a new strain of the Cerber ransomware that implements a new feature to avoid triggering canary files. The canary files are a security measure for the early detection of threat like ransomware. These files are located in specific positions of systems and an anti-ransomware application watches for any modification. If
Publish At:2017-08-17 01:40 | Read:181 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware anti-ransomware canary fil

ShadowPad backdoor was spread in corporate networks through software update mechanism

Kaspersky Lab discovered attackers were able to modify the NetSarang software update process to include a malware tracked as ShadowPad backdoor. Software update mechanism could be an efficient attack vector, news of the day is that hackers compromised the update process for a popular server management software package developed by NetSarang. Attackers were a
Publish At:2017-08-16 07:15 | Read:181 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware malware ShadowPad

WannaCry hero Marcus Hutchins pleads not guilty

The 23-year-old expert Marcus Hutchins pleaded “not guilty” during a court hearing in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. His trial has been scheduled for October. Yesterday, Marcus Hutchins, the WannaCry hero, has pleaded not guilty to charges of creating and selling malware at a hearing in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The court decided to relax the expert bail ter
Publish At:2017-08-15 12:50 | Read:218 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime banking trojan Cybercrime Hacking

The Disdain exploit kit appears in the threat landscape

The Disdain exploit kit is available for rent on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis for prices of $80, $500, and $1,400 respectively. The security researcher David Montenegro discovered a new exploit kit dubbed Disdain that is offered for rent on underground hacking forums by a malware developer using the pseudonym of Cehceny. Disdain Exploit Kit – New
Publish At:2017-08-15 12:50 | Read:174 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware exploit

CVE-2017-0199: Crooks exploit PowerPoint Slide Show files to deliver malware

According to Trend Micro, cyber criminals abuse the CVE-2017-0199 vulnerability to deliver malware via PowerPoint Slide Show. In April Microsoft fixed the CVE-2017-0199  vulnerability in Office after threat actors had been exploiting it in the wild. Hackers leveraged weaponized Rich Text File (RTF) documents exploiting a flaw in Office’s Object Linking and E
Publish At:2017-08-15 12:50 | Read:114 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware CVE-2017-0199 malw

North Korea-Linked Lazarus APT targets U.S. Defense contractors

The North Korea-linked Lazarus APT group as Lazarus is believed to be behind attacks targeting United States defense contractors. According to Palo Alto Networks, the North Korea-linked Lazarus APT group as Lazarus is believed to be behind attacks targeting United States defense contractors. The activity of the Lazarus APT Group surged in 2014 and 2015, its
Publish At:2017-08-14 18:00 | Read:188 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Intelligence cyber esp

MUGHTHESEC, a signed Mac adware that hijacks the victim’s browser for profit

Experts spotted a new signed Mac adware dubbed MUGHTHESEC that hijacks victim’s browser for profit and can be removed only reinstalling the OS. According to the expert Patrick Wardle, Director of Research at Synack, a new strain of Mac adware is threatening Mac users, once infected a machine the only way to remove it is to reinstall the macOS. The rese
Publish At:2017-08-13 23:35 | Read:188 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware adware Apple Mac malware M

Variety reports a failed attempt of HBO to Offer a ‘Bug Bounty’ to hackers

According to a report from a leaked memo by Variety, in response to the incident, HBO offered a reward of $250,000, a figure far from the HBO annual budget. Cyber criminals claiming to have hacked television group HBO networks were demanding millions of dollars in ransom payments from the company while threatening to release more material. The alleged hacker
Publish At:2017-08-12 10:40 | Read:167 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Hacking Cybercrime dat

Ukrainian Man charged with spreading the NotPetya ransomware

The Cyber Police of Ukraine arrested a Ukraine man that allegedly distributed the NotPetya/ExPetr malware resulting in the infection of 400 computers. Sergey Neverov, a 51-year-old man, has been arrested, on Saturday 5 August, by Ukrainian Cyber Police on accusations of distributing a version of the NotPetya(Petya.A) ransomware after the initial attack event
Publish At:2017-08-11 16:10 | Read:174 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Cybercrime Hacking notpety

Mamba ransomware is back and targets organizations in Brazil and Saudi Arabia

Researchers at Kaspersky Lab discovered a new wave of attack leveraging the Mamba ransomware that hit organizations in Brazil and Saudi Arabia. Mamba ransomware is one of the first malware that encrypted hard drives rather than files that was detected in public attacks. Mamba leverages a disk-level encryption strategy instead of the conventional file-based o
Publish At:2017-08-10 03:20 | Read:130 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware

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