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Facebook sues NSO Group for WhatsApp spyware attack

 Social media giant Facebook, owner of the WhatsApp messaging platform, has filed a lawsuit against NSO Group, an Israeli company that develops software for intelligence agencies. Back in May 2019, NSO Group’s Pegasus spyware was found to have spread to about 1,400 mobile devices via a remotely exploitable vulnerability in the iOS and Android versions o
Publish At:2019-11-11 22:10 | Read:116 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security News Facebook Pegasus WhatsApp

Signature update for Symantec Endpoint protection crashed many device

Symantec rolled out an intrusion prevention signature update for its Endpoint Protection product that has caused many devices to crash and display a so-called blue screen of death (BSOD). An intrusion prevention signature update for the Endpoint Protection product had a bad impact on the devices, in many cases it caused the devices to crash and display th
Publish At:2019-10-18 10:45 | Read:437 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Security BSOD hacking news information securit

M6 Group, largest France private multimedia group, hit by ransomware attack

M6, one of France’s biggest TV channels, hit by ransomware Unlike The Weather Channel earlier this year, M6 remained on the air. The M6 Group, the largest France private multimedia group, was the victim of ransomware over the weekend. The systems at the M6 Group, France’s largest private multimedia group, were infected with the ransomwar
Publish At:2019-10-18 10:45 | Read:222 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking hacking news information security news

Graboid the first-ever Cryptojacking worm that targets Docker Hub

Security experts at Palo Alto Networks discovered a worm dubbed Graboid that spreads using Docker containers. Palo Alto Networks researchers discovered a new Monero miner with wormable capabilities, dubbed Graboid, that spreads using Docker containers. Experts discovered that to target new systems, the Graboid worm periodically queries the C&C fo
Publish At:2019-10-18 10:45 | Read:227 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Malware Docker Hub Graboid Hacking information

International operation dismantled largest Dark Web Child abuse site

The United States Department of Justice announced the arrest of hundreds of criminals as part of a global operation against a dark web child abuse community. The US Department of Justice announced the arrest of hundreds of criminals as part of a global operation conducted against the crime community operating the largest dark web child porn site, ‘
Publish At:2019-10-18 10:45 | Read:367 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Deep Web child abuse Dark Web Hack

Cryptocurrency miners infected more than 50% of the European airport workstations

Researchers at Cyberbit spotted a crypto mining campaign that infected more than 50% of the European airport workstations.  Security experts at Cyberbit have uncovered a crypto mining campaign that infected more than 50% of the European airport workstations.  European airport systems were infected with a Monero cryptocurrency miner that was linked to
Publish At:2019-10-18 10:45 | Read:266 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware cryptominer European airpo

Researcher released PoC exploit code for CVE-2019-2215 Android zero-day flaw

A researcher has published a proof-of-concept (PoC) exploit code for the CVE-2019-2215 zero-day flaw in Android recently addressed by Google Earlier October, Google Project Zero researchers Maddie Stone publicly disclosed a zero-day vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2019-2215, in Android. According to the expert, the bug was allegedly being used or sold by
Publish At:2019-10-18 10:45 | Read:284 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Mobile CVE-2019-2215 hacking nres info

Pitney Bowes revealed that its systems were infected with Ryuk Ransomware

The global shipping and mailing services company Pitney Bowes revealed that the recent partial outage was caused by the Ryuk ransomware. The global shipping and mailing services company Pitney Bowes recently suffered a partial outage of its service caused by a ransomware attack. Pitney Bowes is a global technology company that provides commerce solution
Publish At:2019-10-18 10:45 | Read:345 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware hacking news information s

China-linked cyberspies Turbine PANDA targeted aerospace firms for years

Security firm revealed that China-linked APT group Turbine Panda conducted cyber-espionage operations aimed at various aerospace firms for years. Security researchers at Crowdstrike conducted long-running cyber-espionage operations aimed at various aerospace firms. According to the experts the cyber espionage operations begun in January 2010, after the st
Publish At:2019-10-18 10:45 | Read:411 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Intelligence Malware China Cyberespionage

Trojanized Tor Browser targets shoppers of Darknet black marketplaces

A tainted version of the Tor Browser is targeting dark web market shoppers to steal their cryptocurrency and gather information on their browsing activity. A Trojanized version of the Tor Browser is targeting shoppers of black marketplaces in the dark web, threat actors aim to steal their cryptocurrency and gather information on their browsing activity.
Publish At:2019-10-18 10:45 | Read:284 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Deep Web Hacking information secur

Firefox and Chrome rolling out DNS over HTTPS (DoH) feature

Earlier this month, Mozilla announced that Firefox will begin enabling “DNS over HTTPS” (DoH) by default for USA-based users. Not intending to be left behind in the pursuit of safer browsing, Google has announced that it, too, will begin experimenting with the feature; Chrome 78 will validate Google’s implementation of DNS over HTTPS.What DNS over HTTPS (DoH
Publish At:2019-09-19 16:40 | Read:305 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security News Chrome DNS over HTTPS Firefox Google Chrome

Zepto Ransomware Packed into WSF Spam

ThreatTrack Labs has recently observed a surge of spam containing a zip attachment with a WSF (Windows Scripting File) to deliver Zepto ransomware. This tactic is a change from the common JavaScript and macro documents being spammed previously. Here are actual emails featuring familiar social engineering tactics: The zip attachments contain the WSF. &nbs
Publish At:2016-11-21 23:35 | Read:8422 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Security news Technology news ThreatTrack Security

Summer is here and that means it’s time to vote for your InfoSec heroes

Yes folks, it’s that time of year again – various infosec awards are being prepared and a few select people will be walking home with shiny new trophies over the coming months. How do you win one, I hear you say. Good question I reply. As things stand, there are two such events open for nominations – the EU Security Blogger awards and the S
Publish At:2016-11-19 14:10 | Read:5360 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security News

Security week-in-review: Danger, Will Robinson, we’ve been redirected

It’s hard to keep up with the hundreds of security-specific headlines published every week. So, we’re rounding up the top news that affect you, your business, and the security and technology industry overall. This week we explore regulations around data transfers, how much the data on a mobile device is really worth, and a number of noteworthy threats. Chec
Publish At:2016-02-06 10:30 | Read:3158 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Enterprise mobile security google mobile security s

Security week-in-review: Attacks big, small, and not at all

Business Travel It’s hard to keep up with the hundreds of security-specific headlines published every week. So, we’re rounding up the top news that affect you, your business, and the security and technology industry overall. Knowledge is power. Check back every Friday to learn about the latest in security news. 1) This week, Ars Technica reported about “Sho
Publish At:2016-01-29 21:40 | Read:2850 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Enterprise mobile security security news security w

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