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Hundreds of vulnerabilities in common Wi-Fi routers affect millions of users

Researchers discovered a total of 226 potential security vulnerabilities in nine Wi-Fi popular routers from known manufacturers. Security researchers and editors with the German IT magazine CHIP have discovered 226 potential security defects in nine Wi-Fi routers from known manufacturers (Asus, AVM, D-Link, Netgear, Edimax, TP-Link, Synology, and Linksys
Publish At:2021-12-05 10:19 | Read:196 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Security hacking news information secu

Security Affairs newsletter Round 343

A new round of the weekly Security Affairs newsletter arrived! Every week the best security articles from Security Affairs free for you in your email box. If you want to also receive for free the newsletter with the international press subscribe here. Hundreds of vulnerabilities in common Wi-Fi routers affect millions of usersGerman BSI agency
Publish At:2021-12-05 10:19 | Read:141 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cybercrime data breach Hacking hacking news in

German BSI agency warns of ransomware attacks over Christmas holidays

German BSI warns of ransomware attacks over the Christmas and end-of-year holidays, fearing Emotet return and attacks on Microsoft Exchange servers. The German cybersecurity authority BSI warns of ransomware attacks over the Christmas holidays, fearing the return of the Emotet botnet return. During this period offices are often closed and employees are at
Publish At:2021-12-05 06:23 | Read:220 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware BSI Cybersecurity

NSO Group spyware used to compromise iPhones of 9 US State Dept officials

Apple warns that the mobile devices of at least nine US Department of State employees were compromised with NSO Group ‘s Pegasus spyware. The iPhones of at least nine US state department officials were compromised with the NSO Group’s spyware Pegasus. The US officials targeted by the surveillance software were either based in Uganda or foc
Publish At:2021-12-03 19:09 | Read:277 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Malware hacking news information secur

Threat actors stole $120 M in crypto from BadgerDAO DeFi platform

Threat actors stole $120 million in cryptocurrencies from multiple wallets connected to the decentralized finance platform BadgerDAO. Threat actors this week have hacked the decentralized finance platform BadgerDAO and have stolen $120.3 million in crypto funds, blockchain security firm PeckShield reported. Most of the stolen funds, over $117 million, wer
Publish At:2021-12-03 16:25 | Read:186 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Security BadgerDAO Cybercr

KAX17 threat actor is attempting to deanonymize Tor users running thousands of rogue relays

Since 2017, an unknown threat actor has run thousands of malicious Tor relay servers in the attempt to unmask Tor users. A mysterious threat actor, tracked as KAX17, has run thousands of malicious Tor relay servers since 2017 in an attempt to deanonymize Tor users. KAX17 ran relay servers in various positions within the Tor network, including entry an
Publish At:2021-12-03 16:25 | Read:346 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking APT Cybersecurity cybersecurity news h

Watch out for Omicron COVID-19-themed phishing messages!

Threat actors have started to exploit the interest in the Omicron COVID-19 variant and are using it as a lure in phishing campaigns. Crooks have already started exploiting the interest in the Omicron COVID-19 variant and are using it as a lure in phishing attacks. People are interested in the spreading of the new variant, the efficiency of the vaccine
Publish At:2021-12-03 06:23 | Read:311 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime COVID-19 Cybersecurity cybersecuri

CISA adds Zoho, Apache, Qualcomm, Mikrotik flaws to the list of actively exploited issues

U.S. CISA urges to address vulnerabilities Qualcomm, Mikrotik, Zoho and the Apache Software Foundation software. U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has updated its catalog of actively exploited vulnerabilities recommending federal agencies to address the flaws in Qualcomm, Mikrotik, Zoho and the Apache Software Foundation softwa
Publish At:2021-12-02 18:11 | Read:238 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking CISA hacking news information security

Russian internet watchdog Roskomnadzor bans six more VPN services

Russia’s internet watchdog, ‘Roskomnadzor’, has announced the ban of other VPN products, 15 VPN services are now illegal in Russia Russian communications watchdog Roskomnadzor tightens the control over the Internet and blocked access to six more VPN services. The latest banned services are Betternet, Lantern, X-VPN, Cloudflare WARP, Tachyon VPN, PrivateTu
Publish At:2021-12-02 14:15 | Read:336 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Laws and regulations Security Censorship Hacki

NginRAT – A stealth malware targets e-store hiding on Nginx servers

Threat actors are targeting e-stores with remote access malware, dubbed NginRAT, that hides on Nginx servers bypassing security solutions. Researchers from security firm Sansec recently discovered a new Linux remote access trojan (RAT), tracked as CronRAT, that hides in the Linux task scheduling system (cron) on February 31st. CronRAT is employed in 
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Europol arrested 1800 money mules as part of an anti-money-laundering operation

Europol identified 18,351 money mules and arrested 1,803 of them as part of an international anti-money-laundering operation codenamed EMMA 7. Europol has identified 18,351 money mules and arrested 1,803 of them as part of an international anti-money-laundering operation codenamed EMMA 7. The operation is the result of a joint effort of 27 countries
Publish At:2021-12-02 06:23 | Read:256 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Security Cybercrime Emma 7 Europol

Mozilla fixes critical flaw in Network Security Services (NSS) cryptography library

Mozilla fixed a critical memory corruption issue affecting its cross-platform Network Security Services (NSS) set of cryptography libraries. Mozilla has addressed a heap-based buffer overflow vulnerability (CVE-2021-43527) in its cross-platform Network Security Services (NSS) set of cryptography libraries. Network Security Services (NSS) is a set of l
Publish At:2021-12-02 02:27 | Read:232 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Security Hacking hacking news information secu

New RTF Template Inject technique used by APT groups in recent attacks

Nation-state actors from China, India, and Russia, were spotted using a novel RTF template injection technique in recent attacks. APT groups from China, India, and Russia have used a new RTF (rich text format) template injection technique in recent phishing attacks. The technique was first reported by the security firm Proofpoint spotted which observe
Publish At:2021-12-01 13:00 | Read:249 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Hacking Cybersecurity cybersecurity news h

Sabbath Ransomware target critical infrastructure in the US and Canada

Sabbath ransomware is a new threat that has been targeting critical infrastructure in the United States and Canada since June 2021. A new ransomware group called Sabbath (aka UNC2190) has been targeting critical infrastructure in the United States and Canada since June 2021. According to Mandiant researchers, the group is a rebrand of Arcane and Eruption
Publish At:2021-12-01 06:23 | Read:195 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Cybersecurity cybersecurit

FBI training document shows lawful access to multiple encrypted messaging apps

Which are the most secure encrypted messaging apps? An FBI document shows what data can be obtained from them. The Record shared an FBI training document that reveals the surveillance capabilities of the US law enforcement detailing which data can be extracted from encrypted messaging apps. The document analyzes lawful access to multiple encrypted mess
Publish At:2021-12-01 06:23 | Read:303 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Security encrypted messaging apps FBI Hacking

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