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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
Publish At:2020-04-01 15:00 | Read:162 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware botnet crypto Hacking it s

Experts published PoC exploits for CVE-2020-0796 privilege escalation flaw on Windows

Researchers published proof-of-concept (PoC) exploits for the CVE-2020-0796 Windows flaw, tracked as SMBGhost, that can be exploited for local privilege escalation. Researchers Daniel García Gutiérrez (@danigargu) and Manuel Blanco Parajón (@dialluvioso_) have published proof-of-concept (PoC) exploits for the CVE-2020-0796 Windows vulnerability, tracked a
Publish At:2020-04-01 07:49 | Read:125 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking CVE-2020-0796 hacking news it security

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:158 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Hacking information securi

A critical flaw in Rank Math WordPress plugin allows hackers to give users Admins privileges

A critical privilege escalation flaw in the WordPress SEO Plugin – Rank Math plugin can allow registered users to gain administrator privileges. Defiant’s Wordfence Threat Intelligence team discovered a critical privilege escalation vulnerability in the WordPress SEO Plugin – Rank Math plugin that could allow attackers to give administrator privileg
Publish At:2020-03-31 20:02 | Read:154 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking information security news it security

Marriott discloses data breach impacting up to 5.2 Million guests

Marriott disclosed a new security breach detected at the end of February 2020 that could impact up to 5.2 million of its guests. Marriott International discloses a data breach that exposed the personal information of roughly 5.2 million hotel guests, the incident was detected at the end of February 2020. “At the end of February 2020, we identifi
Publish At:2020-03-31 16:14 | Read:168 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Hacking data breach hacking news i

Holy Water targets religious figures and charities in Asia

Holy Water – An APT group compromised a server hosting Web pages belonging mainly to religious figures and charities to carry out watering hole attacks. On December 4, 2019, Kaspersky experts discovered a watering hole attack, tracked Holy Water, aimed at an Asian religious and ethnic group. The campaign has been active since at least May 2019 and
Publish At:2020-03-31 11:45 | Read:131 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Malware APT drive-by downloads it secu

FBI warns of nation-state actors using the Kwampirs malware

For the third time in a few weeks, the FBI has issued an alert about supply chain attacks carried out by nation-state actors using the Kwampirs malware. The FBI has issued an alert about supply chain attacks using the Kwampirs malware as part of a hacking campaign carried out on a global scale by state-sponsored hackers. The FBI has issued an alert o
Publish At:2020-03-31 08:39 | Read:211 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Hacking Malware coronavirus covid19 hackin

The Houseparty Hack – Fact or Fiction?

Since the global COVID-19 lockdown started, teens have been flocking to the Houseparty app. Houseparty allows users to create video call sessions so that multiple people can chat at once. At a time when social gatherings are banned, the ability to play games or simply hang out together has been invaluable. Why are people demanding we DELETE HOUSEPARTY? Over
Publish At:2020-03-31 06:25 | Read:127 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Mobile Security Security hacking houseparty

Microsoft Edge will warn users if their credentials have been compromised

Microsoft announced that it will add an alerting feature to Edge to warn users if their credentials saved to autofill have been compromised. Microsoft announced several new features for its Edge browser, including a new alerting service to warn users if the credentials they have saved to autofill have been compromised in a third-party data breach. 
Publish At:2020-03-31 04:51 | Read:126 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Security credential stuffing data breach Hacki

No, Houseparty hasn’t hacked your phone and stolen your bank details

byPaul DucklinIf you’re at home right now – and who isn’t? – then you’ve probably heard of Houseparty.It’s a social networking app that came out back in 2015 and was bought by Epic Games – famous for Unreal and Fortnite – in the middle of 2019.The name gives you a good idea of what is does: simply put, you go o
Publish At:2020-03-30 17:20 | Read:181 | Comments:0 | Tags:Android Exploit hacking Houseparty ios

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:168 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware covid19 Cybercrime

Voter information for 4,934,863 Georgians leaked online

Voter information for 4,934,863 Georgians has been published on a hacker forum over the weekend. According to the data breach notification service Under the Breach, on Saturday a file containing voter information for more than 4.9 million Georgians, including deceased citizens, has been published on a hacking forum. Georgia has 3.7 million citizen
Publish At:2020-03-30 09:53 | Read:137 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Hacking data leak Georgia hacking

How hackers check to see if your website is hackable

Introduction“Memento mori” is Latin for “Remember that you are mortal.” According to tradition, this phrase was whispered to triumphant Roman military commanders on parades, to remind them they remained fallible humans. In these times, perhaps the tradition should be updated to whispering “you will be hacked” into the ears of website administrators. Th
Publish At:2020-03-30 09:35 | Read:153 | Comments:0 | Tags:Hacking

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:243 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking coronavirus covid19 hackin

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