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DOJ indicts Fxmsp hacker for selling access to hacked businesses

The US Department of Justice has indicted a hacker named Fxmsp for hacking over three hundred organizations worldwide and selling access to their networks. The US Department of Justice has indicted a hacker that goes online with the moniker Fxmsp for hacking over three hundred organizations worldwide and selling access to their networks. According to t
Publish At:2020-07-08 15:03 | Read:158 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking DoJ hacking news informati

Mozilla turns off “Firefox Send” following malware abuse reports

byPaul DucklinWhat do you do when you need to send a file to someone you don’t interact with a lot?Many of us use email attachments for small files, because it’s quick and easy to share modest amounts of data that way.Sure, the attachment will probably lie around in the recipient’s mailbox for days, or months, or even years, which might not
Publish At:2020-07-08 11:51 | Read:231 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mozilla file-sharing Firefox Send living off the land malwar

Video Conferencing Security Tips You May Have Overlooked

Video conferencing applications grew substantially following the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic. According to Research and Markets article “Video Conferencing Demand Rises due to Social-Distancing,” video conferencing software experienced 62 million downloads in March 2020. This increase in use resulted from businesses ado
Publish At:2020-07-08 10:58 | Read:83 | Comments:0 | Tags:Data Protection Risk Management Software & App Vulnerabiliti

Threat actors found a way to bypass mitigation F5 BIG-IP CVE-2020-5902 flaw

Researchers have found a way to bypass F5 Networks mitigation for the actively exploited BIG-IP vulnerability, and hackers already used it. Researchers have found a way to bypass one of the mitigations proposed by F5 Networks for the actively exploited BIG-IP vulnerability. Unfortunately, threat actors in the wild were already using the bypass technique b
Publish At:2020-07-08 10:25 | Read:217 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking CVE-2020-5902 F5 BIG-IP hacking news i

Free Tool Enables Recovery of Files Encrypted by ThiefQuest Mac Malware

Researchers at endpoint security company SentinelOne have created a tool that enables users to recover files encrypted by the Mac malware named ThiefQuest, which poses as ransomware.ThiefQuest, initially named EvilQuest, is designed to encrypt files on compromised systems, but also allows its operators to log keystrokes, steal files, and take full control of
Publish At:2020-07-08 09:52 | Read:111 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Virus & Malware

Malicious app in Google Play used to deliver Cerberus Banking Trojan

Experts found a tainted app in the Google Play store that was downloaded by more than 10,000 users and that was delivering the Cerberus banking Trojan. Researchers from AVAST have discovered a currency converter application in the Google Play store that was downloaded by more than 10,000 users and that was designed to deliver the Cerberus banking Trojan.
Publish At:2020-07-08 07:20 | Read:144 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Android banking Cerberus b

SentinelOne released free decryptor for ThiefQuest ransomware

Good news for the victims of the ThiefQuest (EvilQuest) ransomware, they can recover their encrypted files for free. The victims of the ThiefQuest (EvilQuest) ransomware victims can recover their encrypted files without needing to pay the ransom due to the availability of a free decryptor. Early July, security expert K7 Lab malware researcher Dinesh De
Publish At:2020-07-08 03:28 | Read:179 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Malware Hacking hacking news information secur

Cerberus Banking Trojan Delivered via App Hosted on Google Play

A harmless-looking currency converter application downloaded by more than 10,000 users from Google Play was designed to deliver the Cerberus banking Trojan.A Malware-as-a-Service (Maas), Cerberus is known for its mobile remote access Trojan (mRAT) capabilities, as well as functionality through which it logs keystrokes and steals credentials, information from
Publish At:2020-07-08 02:09 | Read:151 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Phis

Ransomware Characteristics and Attack Chains – What you Need to Know about Recent Campaigns

Ransomware has been around for decades going back all the way to 1989. Since then it has only magnified in scope and complexity. Now at a time when working remotely is becoming more universal and the world is trying to overcome the Covid-19 pandemic, ransomware has never been more prominent. Ransomware is a type of malware that prevents users from accessing
Publish At:2020-07-07 23:14 | Read:104 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Articles malware Maze NetWalker PonyFinal ransomwar

Project Freta, a free service that allows finding malware in OS memory snapshots

Microsoft launched Project Freta, a free service that allows users to find malware, including rootkit, in operating system memory snapshots. Microsoft has unveiled a new project, dubbed Project Freta, for the discovery of malicious code in operating system memory snapshots. The Project Freta is a cloud-based service that allows users to collect forensi
Publish At:2020-07-07 16:21 | Read:209 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking hacking news information security news

New release of Lampion trojan spreads in Portugal with some improvements on the VBS downloader

Expert spotted a new release of the Lampion trojan banker that was launched with fresh improvements in the way the malware loader operated. A new release of the Lampion trojan banker was launched with fresh improvements in the way the malware loader – the initial VBS file – is operating. The recent wave has been noted in Portugal and is impacting clie
Publish At:2020-07-07 16:21 | Read:214 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Lampion Trojan malware

Mac ThiefQuest malware may not be ransomware after all

Editor’s note: The original name for the malware, EvilQuest, has been changed due to a legitimate game of the same name from 2012. The new name, ThiefQuest, is also more fitting for our updated understanding of the malware. The ThiefQuest malware, which was discovered last week, may not actually be ransomware according to new findings. The behaviors
Publish At:2020-07-07 14:23 | Read:147 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mac Apple decryption mac mac antivirus mac malware mac ranso

Authors of Purple Fox EK adds 2 Microsoft exploits

The authors of the Purple Fox EK have integrated two new exploits for Microsoft vulnerabilities to the Purple Fox EK. The Purple Fox EK continues to be improved by its authors that implemented two new exploits for Microsoft critical- and high-severity Microsoft vulnerabilities. The Purple Fox EK appears to have been built to replace the notorious RIG e
Publish At:2020-07-07 12:01 | Read:199 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware exploit kit Hacking malver

Purple Fox Exploit Kit Targets Vulnerabilities Linked to DarkHotel Group

The developers of the Purple Fox exploit kit (EK) have added two new exploits to their arsenal, including one for a vulnerability addressed in February this year.Initially detailed in September 2018, the EK was designed for the distribution of the Purple Fox Trojan/Rootkit. Previously, the Trojan was being disseminated through the RIG EK, but its operators w
Publish At:2020-07-07 10:42 | Read:56 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Malware Vulnerabilit

BIG-IP Vulnerability Exploited to Deliver DDoS Malware

Hackers continue to exploit the recently patched BIG-IP security flaw and they have plenty of potential targets as researchers have identified thousands of vulnerable systems.The vulnerability affecting F5 Networks’ BIG-IP application delivery controller (ADC) is tracked as CVE-2020-5902 and it was disclosed last week by the vendor and Positive Technologies,
Publish At:2020-07-07 06:51 | Read:129 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY SCADA / ICS Virus & Threats Virus &a

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