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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. If you want to also receive for free the international press subscribe here. PayPal addresses reflected XSS bug in user wallet currency converterThe kingpin behind Jokers Stash retires with a bil
Publish At:2021-02-21 07:50 | Read:123 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyberespionage data breach Hacking hacking new

Experts linked ransomware attacks to China-linked APT27

Researchers from security firms Profero and Security Joes linked a series of ransomware attacks to the China-linked APT27 group. Security researchers from security firms Profero and Security Joes investigated a series of ransomware attacks against multiple organizations and linked them to China-linked APT groups. The experts attribute the attacks to th
Publish At:2021-01-04 22:18 | Read:217 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Malware APT27 China Cyberesp

Zero-day exploit used to hack iPhones of Al Jazeera employees

Tens of Al Jazeera employees were targeted in a cyber espionage campaign leveraging a zero-click iOS zero-day vulnerability to hack their iPhones. Researchers from Citizen Lab reported that at least 36 Al Jazeera employees were targeted in a cyber espionage campaign leveraging a zero-click iOS zero-day vulnerability to hack their iPhones. The attackers
Publish At:2020-12-21 07:18 | Read:300 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Malware Mobile Al Jazeera Cyberespiona

Facebook links cyberespionage group APT32 to Vietnamese IT firm

Facebook has suspended some accounts linked to APT32 that were involved in cyber espionage campaigns to spread malware. Facebook has suspended several accounts linked to the APT32 cyberespionage that abused the platform to spread malware. Vietnam-linked APT group APT32, also known as OceanLotus and APT-C-00, carried out cyber espionage campaigns agains
Publish At:2020-12-11 17:12 | Read:296 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Hacking Malware Security Social Networks A

Hackers are targeting COVID-19 vaccine cold chain

IBM X-Force experts warned of threat actors actively targeting organizations associated with the COVID-19 vaccine cold chain. Researchers from IBM X-Force warned of threat actors actively targeting organizations associated with the COVID-19 vaccine cold chain. The experts uncovered a large scale spear-phishing campaign that has been ongoing since Septembe
Publish At:2020-12-03 18:37 | Read:400 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Hacking cold chain COVID-19 Cyberespionage

Russia-linked APT Turla used a new malware toolset named Crutch

Russian-linked cyberespionage group Turla employed a new malware toolset, named Crutch, in targeted attacks aimed at high-profile targets. Russian-linked APT group Turla has used a previously undocumented malware toolset, named Crutch, in cyberespionage campaigns aimed at high-profile targets, including the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of a European Union
Publish At:2020-12-02 18:42 | Read:303 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence Malware

China-linked APT10 leverages ZeroLogon exploits in recent attacks

Researchers uncovered a large-scale campaign conducted by China-linked APT10 targeting businesses using the recently-disclosed ZeroLogon vulnerability.  Symantec’s Threat Hunter Team, a Broadcom division, uncovered a global campaign conducted by a China-linked APT10 cyber-espionage group targeting businesses using the recently-disclosed ZeroLogon vu
Publish At:2020-11-18 19:18 | Read:459 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Malware APT10 Cybere

Iran-linked Phosphorous APT hacked emails of security conference attendees

Iran-linked APT group Phosphorus successfully hacked into the email accounts of multiple high-profile individuals and security conference attendees. Microsoft revealed that Iran-linked APT Phosphorus (aka APT35, Charming Kitten, Newscaster, and Ajax Security Team) successfully hacked into the email accounts of multiple high-profile individuals and attende
Publish At:2020-10-29 07:53 | Read:596 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Cyberespionage hacki

XDSpy APT remained undetected since at least 2011

Researchers from ESET uncovered the activity of a new APT group, tracked as XDSpy, that has been active since at least 2011. XDSpy is the name used by ESET researchers to track a nation-state actor that has been active since at least 2011. The APT group, recently discovered by ESET, targeted government and private companies in Belarus, Moldova, Russia, Se
Publish At:2020-10-02 08:53 | Read:649 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Malware Cyberespionage malware XDSpy

APT41 actors charged for attacks on more than 100 victims globally

US Department of Justice announced indictments against 5 Chinese nationals alleged members of a state-sponsored hacking group known as APT41. The United States Department of Justice this week announced indictments against five Chinese nationals believed to be members of the cyber-espionage group known as APT41 (Winnti, Barium, Wicked Panda and Wicked Spid
Publish At:2020-09-17 09:13 | Read:659 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber Crime Cyber warfare APT41 China Cybe

France will not ban Huawei from its upcoming 5G networks

French President Emmanuel Macron announced that France won’t ban the Chinese giant Huawei from its upcoming 5G telecommunication networks. French President Emmanuel Macron announced that his government will not exclude Chinese telecom giant Huawei from the building of the upcoming 5G telecommunication networks. However, Macron said that France will
Publish At:2020-09-01 06:13 | Read:657 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Intelligence Security 5G Cyberespionag

Rent a hacker: Group-IB uncovers corporate espionage group RedCurl

Threat Intel firm Group-IB has released an analytical report on the previously unknown APT group RedCurl, which focuses on corporate espionage Group-IB, a global threat hunting and intelligence company headquartered in Singapore, has released an analytical report on the previously unknown APT group RedCurl, which focuses on corporate espionage. In less th
Publish At:2020-08-13 04:55 | Read:731 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Hacking Intelligence Cyberespionage hackin

Twitter insiders? Don’t get accused of spying because of your staff

Just ten days after one of the biggest hacks in the history of Twitter, while both internal and external investigators continue to try figuring out exactly what happened, the social network is once again the subject of brand-tarnishing headlines, this time centered on the company’s poor internal security highlighted by the recent case of Twitter sub-contract
Publish At:2020-08-06 08:23 | Read:906 | Comments:0 | Tags:Adaptive Defense Business News advanced cybersecurity b2b cy

US govt agencies share details of the China-linked espionage malware Taidoor

China-linked hackers carried out cyber espionage campaigns targeting governments, corporations, and think tanks with TAIDOOR malware The FBI, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), and the Department of Defense (DoD) released information on a RAT variant, dubbed TAIDOOR, used by China-linked hackers in cyber espionage campaigns targ
Publish At:2020-08-04 11:47 | Read:759 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence Malware

US DoJ charged two Chinese hackers working with MSS

US DoJ charged two Chinese hackers working with China’s Ministry of State Security with hacking into computer systems of government organizations and companies worldwide. US DoJ charged two Chinese hackers working with China’s Ministry of State Security with hacking into computer systems of government organizations and companies worldwide. Ac
Publish At:2020-07-22 07:13 | Read:768 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking China Chinese hackers Cyberespionage h

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