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SysJoker, a previously undetected cross-platform backdoor made the headlines

Security researchers found a new cross-platform backdoor, dubbed SysJoker, the is suspected to be the work of an APT group. Security experts from Intezer discovered a new backdoor, dubbed SysJoker, that is able to infect Windows, macOS, and Linux systems. The experts spotted a Linux variant of the backdoor in December while investigating an attack agai
Publish At:2022-01-13 02:28 | Read:199 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Malware backdoor Hacking hacking news info

Iran-linked APT35 group exploits Log4Shell flaw to deploy a new PowerShell backdoor

Iran-linked APT35 group has been observed leveraging the Log4Shell flaw to drop a new PowerShell backdoor. Iran-linked APT35 cyberespionege group (aka ‘Charming Kitten‘ or ‘Phosphorus‘) has been observed leveraging the Log4Shell flaw to drop a new PowerShell backdoor, Check Point researchers states. The experts also details the
Publish At:2022-01-12 10:20 | Read:188 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Malware APT35 backdo

Purple Fox backdoor spreads through fake Telegram App installer

Threat actors are spreading the Purple Fox backdoor using tainted installers of the Telegram messaging application. Threat actors are using weaponized installers of the Telegram messaging application to deliver the Purple Fox backdoor on Windows systems. Researchers from Minerva Labs pointed out that this campaign, unlike similar ones leveraging legiti
Publish At:2022-01-04 10:19 | Read:305 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware backdoor Cybercrime hackin

Experts found backdoors in a popular Auerswald VoIP appliance

Researchers found multiple backdoors in popular VoIP (voice over Internet protocol) appliance made by the German manufacturer Auerswald. Researchers from RedTeam Pentesting discovered multiple backdoors in a popular VoIP (voice over Internet protocol) appliance made by the German manufacturer Auerswald. The backdoors were discovered as part of
Publish At:2021-12-27 13:00 | Read:297 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking auerswald backdoor Cybersecurity cyber

Alleged APT implanted a backdoor in the network of a US federal agency

An alleged APT group planted a backdoor in the network of a U.S. federal government commission associated with international rights. Experts spotted a backdoor in the network of an unnamed U.S. federal government commission associated with international rights. The backdoor allowed the threat actors to achieve complete control over the infected networ
Publish At:2021-12-20 13:00 | Read:396 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Malware Security backdoor hacking news inf

How and why do we attack our own Anti-Spam?

We often use machine-learning (ML) technologies to improve the quality of cybersecurity systems. But machine-learning models can be susceptible to attacks that aim to “fool” them into delivering erroneous results. This can lead to significant damage to both our company and our clients. Therefore, it is vital that we know about all potential vulne
Publish At:2021-12-20 07:19 | Read:279 | Comments:0 | Tags:Research Backdoor Data poisoning Machine learning Proactive

Has your WordPress site been backdoored by a skimmer?

Skimmers and other threat actors are backdooring websites, and WordPress instances in particular, according to a recently released report. Researchers at Sucuri say attackers have developed methods to make sure that their grip on the infected site is not easily removed by applying the next update. They create a backdoor for themselves so they can easily t
Publish At:2021-12-09 12:45 | Read:305 | Comments:0 | Tags:Web threats backdoor CMS index.php plugin.php sucuri wordpre

Magnat malvertising campaigns spreads malicious Chrome extensions, backdoors and info stealers

Experts spotted a series of malvertising campaigns using fake installers of popular apps and games to deliver a backdoor and a malicious Chrome extension. Talos researchers spotted a series of malvertising campaigns using fake installers of popular apps and games as a lure to trick users into downloading a new backdoor and an undocumented malicious Google
Publish At:2021-12-06 06:23 | Read:749 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware backdoor Chrome ex

North Korea-linked Zinc group posed as Samsung recruiters to target security firms

North Korea-linked threat actors posed as Samsung recruiters in a spear-phishing campaign aimed at employees at South Korean security firms. North Korea-linked APT group posed as Samsung recruiters is a spear-phishing campaign that targeted South Korean security companies that sell anti-malware solutions, Google TAG researchers reported. According to
Publish At:2021-11-28 10:18 | Read:663 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence Malware

IT threat evolution Q3 2021

IT threat evolution Q3 2021 IT threat evolution in Q3 2021. PC statistics IT threat evolution in Q3 2021. Mobile statistics Targeted attacks WildPressure targets macOS Last March, we reported a WildPressure campaign targeting industrial-related entities in the Middle East. While tracking this threat actor in spring 2021, we discovered a newer version. It c
Publish At:2021-11-26 10:01 | Read:963 | Comments:0 | Tags:Malware reports APT Backdoor Cybercrime Gaming malware Insta

Symantec uncovered a previously unknown nation-state actor, named Harvester, that targeted telcos

Symantec spotted a previously unknown nation-state actor, tracked as Harvester, that is targeting telecommunication providers and IT firms in South Asia. Symantec spotted a previously unknown nation-state actor, tracked as Harvester, that is using a custom implant, dubbed Backdoor.Graphon, in attacks aimed at telecommunication providers, IT firms, and gov
Publish At:2021-10-19 07:48 | Read:1837 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Malware Asia backdoo

Previously undetected FontOnLake Linux malware used in targeted attacks

ESET researchers spotted a previously unknown, modular Linux malware, dubbed FontOnLake, that has been employed in targeted attacks. ESET researchers spotted a previously unknown, modular Linux malware, dubbed FontOnLake, that was employed in targeted attacks on organizations in Southeast Asia. According to the experts, modules of this malware family are
Publish At:2021-10-10 07:48 | Read:1276 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Malware backdoor FontOnLake Hacking hacking ne

Secret backdoor allegedly lets the REvil ransomware gang scam its own affiliates

REvil is one of the most notorious ransomware groups in the world.Also known as Sodin and Sodinokibi, REvil has made a name for itself extorting large amounts of money from businesses, operating as a ransomware-as-a-service (RAAS) business model that sees it share its profits with affiliates who break into networks and negotiate with victims on the groupR
Publish At:2021-09-30 11:22 | Read:1036 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyber Security backdoor cybercrime RaaS ransomware REvil

DarkHalo after SolarWinds: the Tomiris connection

Background In December 2020, news of the SolarWinds incident took the world by storm. While supply-chain attacks were already a documented attack vector leveraged by a number of APT actors, this specific campaign stood out due to the extreme carefulness of the attackers and the high-profile nature of their victims. It is believed that when FireEye discovered
Publish At:2021-09-29 11:27 | Read:721 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT reports APT Backdoor Malware Malware Descriptions Malwar

IT threat evolution in Q2 2021. PC statistics

These statistics are based on detection verdicts of Kaspersky products received from users who consented to providing statistical data. Quarterly figures According to Kaspersky Security Network, in Q2 2021: Kaspersky solutions blocked 1,686,025,551 attacks from online resources across the globe. Web antivirus recognized 675,832,360 unique URLs as malicious.
Publish At:2021-08-12 08:40 | Read:1641 | Comments:0 | Tags:Malware reports Adware Apple MacOS Backdoor Financial malwar

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