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Experts discovered a SYSCON Backdoor using FTP Server as C&C

Security researchers with Trend Micro discovered a backdoor dubbed SYSCON that uses an FTP server for command and control (C&C) purposes. The SYSCON backdoor is spreading through tainted documents that refer North Korea and target individuals connected to the Red Cross and the World Health Organization. The use of an FTP server as C&C is uncommon fo
Publish At:2017-10-05 17:05 | Read:175 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware backdoor botnet Cy

Imperva Report Q2 2017- Over 75% of DDoS targets were hit multiple times

According to Imperva DDoS report, over 75% of targets were hit multiple times in Q2 2017, while the percentage was only 43.2% in the same period of 2016. Imperva published the Global DDoS Threat Landscape for Q2 2017, the report shows an increase in the amount of persistent application layer DDoS attack over a one-year period. According to Imperva, over 75%
Publish At:2017-10-03 09:45 | Read:194 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Reports botnet Cybercrime DDoS Q2 2017

Crooks hacked Microsoft servers to mine Monero, they earned $63K in 3 months

Experts from security firm ESET discovered cyber criminals exploiting Microsoft Servers to mine Monero and already earned $63,000 in 3 Months. Mining cryptocurrencies is a profitable business, but it is also expensive because it needs significant investment in computing power. Crooks are using malicious code that steals computing resources of victims’
Publish At:2017-09-29 12:55 | Read:110 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking botnet crypto currency Mic

EMOTET Returns, Starts Spreading via Spam Botnet

We first detected the banking malware EMOTET back in 2014, we looked into the banking malware’s routines and behaviors and took note of its information stealing abilities via network sniffing. After a period of relative inactivity, it appears it’s making a comeback with increased activity from new variants (Detected by Trend Micro as TSPY_EMOTET.AUSJLA
Publish At:2017-09-07 22:45 | Read:245 | Comments:0 | Tags:Botnets Malware botnet EMOTET Trojan

Google removed almost 300 Android apps involved in DDoS attack

Google removed almost 300 Android apps from the official Play Store after expert at ESET reported they were abused for a DDoS attack. This week Google has removed at least 300 apps from the Official Play Store after learning that apps were being hijacked to power DDoS attacks. “We identified approximately 300 apps associated with the issue, blocked them from
Publish At:2017-09-03 18:25 | Read:230 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Malware Mobile Android botnet DDoS Ese

Vxer is offering Cobian RAT in the underground, but it is backdoored

Malware writer is offering for free a malware dubbed Cobian RAT in the underground, but the malicious code hides an ugly surprise. In the dark web, it is quite easy to find alone vxers and hacking forums that offer malware and customize them according to buyers’ needs. Recently researchers from Zscaler have spotted a remote access trojan dubbed Cobian
Publish At:2017-09-01 11:06 | Read:436 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware botnet Cobian RAT Cybercri

More than 1,700 valid Telnet credentials for IoT devices leaked online

Security researchers are warning of the availability online of a list of IoT devices and associated telnet credentials. The list has been available on Pastebin since June, but last week it was also shared via Twitter by the researcher Ankit Anubhav becoming rapidly viral. The original list was posted by someone who has previously published a dump of valid lo
Publish At:2017-08-27 01:10 | Read:372 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Internet of Things botnet data leak Io

Roughly 175,000 Chinese Internet Connected security cameras can be easily hacked

An estimated 175,000 Internet of Things (IoT) connected security cameras manufactured by Shenzhen Neo Electronics are vulnerable to cyber attacks. According to a new report from security provider Bitdefender, roughly 175,000 connected security cameras are vulnerable to cyber attacks. The vulnerable cameras are manufactured by the Chinese company Shenzhen Neo
Publish At:2017-08-02 13:35 | Read:715 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Internet of Things botnet Cybercrime I

Hacker BestBuy pleads guilty to hijacking more than 900k Deutsche Telekom routers

The hacker BestBuy pleaded guilty in court on Friday to hijacking more than 900,000 routers from the network of Deutsche Telekom The notorious hacker BestBuy, also known as Popopret, pleaded guilty in court on Friday to hijacking more than 900,000 routers from the network of Deutsche Telekom. The 29-year-old man, whom name wasn’t revealed by authoritie
Publish At:2017-07-23 05:40 | Read:301 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking BestBuy botnet DDoS Deutsc

TrickBot gang is back with new campaigns targeting Payment Processors and CRM Providers

Threat actors behind the financial trojan TrickBot have been updating its campaigns targeting Payment Processors and CRM Providers. Threat actors behind Banking Trojan TrickBot switched from financial institutions to Payment processors and CRM providers. TrickBot was initially observed in September 2016 by the researchers at security firm Fidelis Cybersecuri
Publish At:2017-06-20 23:50 | Read:272 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware banking trojan botnet CRM

Pinkslipbot banking Trojan exploiting infected machines as control servers

Pinkslipbot banking Trojan is a banking Trojan that uses a complicated multistage proxy for HTTPS-based control server communication. Security researchers at McAfee Labs have spotted a new strain of the Pinkslipbot banking malware (also known as QakBot/QBot) that leverages UPnP to open ports, allowing incoming connections from anyone on the Internet to commu
Publish At:2017-06-19 11:00 | Read:459 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Banking Malware botnet Cyb

Rapid7 report millions of endpoints exposed via SMB, Telnet Ports

A study conducted by the security firm Rapid7 revealed that millions of devices remain exposed to cyber attacks via  SMB, Telnet, RDP, and other types of improper configurations. Rapid7 published the second report National Exposure Index that provides Internet service providers (ISPs) worldwide information about the global exposure of devices. The researche
Publish At:2017-06-16 09:20 | Read:662 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Internet of Things Reports botnet Inte

UIWIX, the Fileless Ransomware that leverages NSA EternalBlue Exploit to spread

Security experts discovered a new ransomware family, dubbed UIWIX, that uses the NSA-linked EternalBlue exploit for distribution The effects of the militarization of the cyberspace are dangerous and unpredictable. A malicious code developed by a government could create serious problems for the Internet users, the recent WannaCry massive attack demonstrates i
Publish At:2017-05-20 05:35 | Read:1034 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Adylkuzz botnet Cybercrime

Some machines can’t be infected by WannaCry because they have been already infected by Adylkuzz

Security experts at ProofPoint security discovered that many machines can’t be infected by WannaCry because they have been already infected by Adylkuzz. The recent WannaCry ransomware attack wasn’t the first to use the NSA-linked EternalBlue and DoublePulsar hacking tools. Proofpoint researchers have discovered that the cryptocurrency miner Adylk
Publish At:2017-05-17 03:55 | Read:1029 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Adylkuzz botnet Cybercrime

Persirai: New Internet of Things (IoT) Botnet Targets IP Cameras

By Tim Yeh, Dove Chiu and Kenney Lu A new Internet of Things (IoT) botnet called Persirai (Detected by Trend Micro as ELF_PERSIRAI.A) has been discovered targeting over 1,000 Internet Protocol (IP) Camera models based on various Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) products. This development comes on the heels of Mirai—an open-source backdoor malware that c
Publish At:2017-05-13 14:15 | Read:660 | Comments:0 | Tags:Internet of Things botnet IOT

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