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New COVID19 wiper overwrites MBR making computers unusable

A recently discovered strain of malware exploits the current COVID19 pandemic to render computers unusable by overwriting the MBR. SonicWall’s security researchers have discovered a new piece of malware that exploits the current COVID19 outbreak to render computers unusable by overwriting the master boot record (MBR). Unfortunately, this is one of the
Publish At:2020-04-02 11:00 | Read:119 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware coronavirus covid19 hackin

Crooks use tainted Zoom apps to target users at home due to Coronavirus outbreak

Crooks target Android users working from home due to the Coronavirus outbreak with a Trojanized version of the popular video messaging app Zoom. Security experts from Bitdefender have spotted tainted versions of the Android Zoom video-conferencing application that is targeting users working from home due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Researchers detecte
Publish At:2020-04-02 09:58 | Read:86 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Mobile Android coronavirus

Microsoft issues targeted notification to hospitals vulnerable to Ransomware attacks

Microsoft is sending notifications to dozens of hospitals about vulnerable VPN devices and gateways exposed online in their network. Microsoft is warning dozens of hospitals of the risks of ransomware attacks due to insecure VPN devices and gateways exposed online. Recently Microsoft has published details about human-operated ransomware attacks that ta
Publish At:2020-04-02 06:11 | Read:135 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Security COVID Hacking human-opera

Vollgar botnet has managed to infect around 3k MSSQL DB servers daily

Cybersecurity researchers spotted a crypto-mining botnet, tracked as Vollgar, that has been hijacking MSSQL servers since at least 2018. Researchers at Guardicore Labs discovered a crypto-mining botnet, tracked as Vollgar botnet, that is targeting MSSQL databases since 2018. The botnet is used to launch brute-force attacks against MSSQL databases to take
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New Raccoon Stealer uses Google Cloud Services to evade detection

Researchers found a piece of Raccoon Stealer that abuse of Google Cloud Services and leverages multiple delivery techniques. Racoon malware (aka Legion, Mohazo, and Racealer) is an info-stealer that recently appeared in the threat landscape that is advertised in hacking forums. The malware is cheap compared to similar threats, it is able
Publish At:2020-04-01 05:40 | Read:136 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Hacking information securi

LimeRAT malware delivered using 8-year-old VelvetSweatshop trick

Researchers spotted a campaign using Excel files to spread LimeRAT malware using the 8-year-old and well-known VelvetSweatshop bug. Researchers at the Mimecast Threat Center spotted a new campaign using Excel files to spread LimeRAT malware using the 8-year-old VelvetSweatshop bug. LimeRAT is a powerful Remote Administration Tool publicly available as
Publish At:2020-04-01 04:01 | Read:123 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware hacking news information s

Crooks leverage Zoom’s popularity in Coronavirus outbreak to serve malware

Online communication platforms such as Zoom are essential instruments at the time of Coronavirus outbreak, and crooks are attempting to exploit their popularity. The Coronavirus outbreak is changing our habits and crooks are attempting to take advantage of the popularity of online communication platforms such as Zoom that are used by businesses, school cl
Publish At:2020-03-30 16:50 | Read:175 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware coronavirus covid1

Zeus Sphinx spam campaign attempt to exploit Coronavirus outbreak

The Zeus Sphinx malware is back, operators are now spreading it exploiting the interest in the Coronavirus outbreak. The Zeus Sphinx malware is back, it was observed in a new wave of attacks attempting to exploit the interest in the Coronavirus outbreak. Experts from IBM X-Force uncovered a hacking campaign employing the Zeus Sphinx malware, as known
Publish At:2020-03-30 13:41 | Read:148 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware covid19 Cybercrime

Your colleague was infected with Coronavirus, this is the latest phishing lure

Security experts uncovered a new Coronavirus-themed phishing campaign, the messages inform recipients that they have been exposed to the virus. Experts continue to spot Coronavirus-themed attack, a new phishing campaign uses messages that pretend to be from a local hospital informing the victims they have been exposed to the virus and that they need urgen
Publish At:2020-03-30 06:06 | Read:199 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking coronavirus covid19 hackin

Source code of Dharma ransomware now surfacing on public hacking forums

The source code of the infamous Dharma ransomware is now available for sale on two Russian-language hacking forums. The source code of one of the most profitable ransomware families, the Dharma ransomware, is up for sale on two Russian-language hacking forums. The Dharma ransomware first appeared on the threat landscape in February 2016, at the ti
Publish At:2020-03-29 15:19 | Read:539 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Cybercrime Hacking informa

FIN7 hackers target enterprises with weaponized USB drives via USPS

The FIN7 APT group has been targeting businesses with malicious USB drives and Teddy Bears sent to the victims, the FBI warns. The FBI is warning of a new wave of attacks carried out by the FIN7 APT group that is sending to the victims devices acting as a keyboard (HID Emulator USB) when plugged into a computer. “Recently, the cybercriminal grou
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Coronavirus-themed attacks March 22 – March 28, 2020

In this post, I decided to share the details of the Coronavirus-themed attacks launched from March 22 to March 28, 2020. Threat actors exploit the interest in the COVID19 outbreak while infections increase worldwide, experts are observing new campaigns on a daily bases. Below a list of attacks detected this week. March 23 – COVID19-themed cam
Publish At:2020-03-29 11:07 | Read:182 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware coronavirus covid1

AMD admits hacker stole source code files related to its GPUs

AMD admitted that a hacker has stolen files related to some of its graphics products, but it downplayed the potential impact of the hack. AMD admitted that a hacker that goes online with the moniker “Palesa” has stolen source code files related to some of its graphics products, but it downplayed the potential impact of the hack. The hacker claims to h
Publish At:2020-03-28 05:11 | Read:199 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Hacking data breach in

A missing authorization check in WordPre WPvivid plugin that can lead to the exposure of the database and all files

Researchers warn of a security flaw recently addressed in the WPvivid Backup Plugin that could be exploited to obtain all files of a WordPress website. WebARX experts warn of a missing authorization check recently addressed in the WPvivid Backup Plugin that could be exploited to obtain all files of a WordPress website. “There is a missing author
Publish At:2020-03-27 09:48 | Read:285 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Cross-site request forgery

New financially motivated attacks in Western Europe traced to Russian-speaking threat actors

Researchers at Group-IB observed new financially motivated attacks in Western Europe traced to Russian-speaking threat actors. Group-IB, a Singapore-based cybersecurity company that specializes in preventing cyberattacks, has detected successful attacks in Western Europe carried out in late January 2020 traced to Russian-speaking threat actors. At leas
Publish At:2020-03-27 06:25 | Read:251 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Cyber Crime Hacking Malware information security news it

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