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CS Energy foiled a ransomware attack

A cyberattack hit CS Energy in Australia on Saturday, November 27, experts believe the attack was orchestrated by Chinese hackers. A ransomware cyberattack hit a major energy network operated by CS Energy, that attack could have had dramatic consequences leaving millions of homes without energy. The attack took place on Saturday, November 27, experts b
Publish At:2021-12-08 13:00 | Read:99 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking CS Energy Cybercrime hacki

Emotet directly drops Cobalt Strike beacons without intermediate Trojans

The Emotet malware continues to evolve, in the latest attacks, it directly installs Cobalt Strike beacons to give the attackers access to the target network. Emotet malware now directly installs Cobalt Strike beacons to give the attackers immediate access to the target network and allow them to carry out malicious activities, such as launching ransonware
Publish At:2021-12-08 03:01 | Read:112 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Cybersecurity cybersecurit

Google disrupts the Glupteba botnet

Google announced to have disrupted the Glupteba botnet, a huge infrastructure composed of more than 1 million Windows PCs worldwide. Google announced to have taken down the infrastructure operated by the Glupteba, it also sued Russian nationals Dmitry Starovikov and Alexander Filippov for creating and operating the botnet. The blockchain-enabled botn
Publish At:2021-12-07 19:09 | Read:186 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Cybercrime Hacking hacking

Bitcoin Miner [oom_reaper] targets QNAP NAS devices

Taiwanese vendor QNAP warns customers of ongoing attacks targeting their NAS devices with cryptocurrency miners. Taiwanese vendor QNAP warns customers of threat actors targeting their NAS devices with cryptocurrency miners. Upon compromising the devices, the miner will create a new process named [oom_reaper] that allows threat actors to mine Bitcoin Th
Publish At:2021-12-07 13:00 | Read:89 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Internet of Things Malware Bitcoin Cyb

Nobelium continues to target organizations worldwide with custom malware

Russia-linked Nobelium APT group is using a new custom malware dubbed Ceeloader in attacks against organizations worldwide. Mandiant researchers have identified two distinct clusters of activity, tracked UNC3004 and UNC2652, that were associated with the Russia-linked Nobelium APT group (aka UNC2452). The NOBELIUM APT (APT29, Cozy Bear, and The Du
Publish At:2021-12-07 06:23 | Read:154 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Malware Hacking hacking news

Microsoft seized 42 domains used by the China-linked APT15 cyberespionage group

Microsoft seized dozens of malicious domains used by the China-linked APT15 group to target organizations worldwide. Microsoft announced to have obtained a court warrant that allowed it to seize 42 domains used by a China-linked APT15 group (aka Nickel, Ke3chang, Mirage, Vixen Panda, Royal APT and Playful Dragon) in recent operations that targeted organi
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Nobelium APT targets French orgs, French ANSSI agency warns

The French cyber-security agency ANSSI said that the Russia-linked Nobelium APT group has been targeting French organizations since February 2021. The French national cybersecurity agency ANSSI (Agence Nationale de la Sécurité des Systèmes d’Information) revealed that the Russia-linked Nobelium APT group has been targeting French organizations sinc
Publish At:2021-12-06 18:45 | Read:211 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Cyberespionage hacki

330 SPAR stores close or switch to cash-only payments after a cyberattack

A cyber attack hit the international supermarket franchise SPAR forcing 330 shops in North East England to shut down. A cyberattack hit the international supermarket franchise SPAR impacting the operations at 330 shops in North East England. Many stores were forced to close or switch to cash-only payments after the attack. SPAR operates 13,320 stores i
Publish At:2021-12-06 15:50 | Read:164 | Comments:0 | Tags:Uncategorized Cybercrime Hacking hacking news information se

DMEA Colorado electric utility hit by a disruptive cyberattack

A ransomware attack hit an electric utility in Colorado causing a significant disruption and damage. The Delta-Montrose Electric Association (DMEA) is a local electric cooperative located in Colorado, it is part of Touchstone Energy Cooperatives. The company has discovered a security breach on November 7, the attack disrupted phone, email, billing, an
Publish At:2021-12-06 13:00 | Read:192 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Colorado Electric Utility DMEA hacking

Threat actors stole more than $150 million worth of cryptocurrency tokens from BitMart platform

Threat actors stole more than $150 million in various cryptocurrencies from the cryptocurrency trading platform BitMart. Cryptocurrency trading platform BitMart has disclosed a security breach, threat actors stole than $150 million in various cryptocurrencies. “We have identified a large-scale security breach related to one of our ETH hot wallet
Publish At:2021-12-06 10:19 | Read:54 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking BitMart Cybercrime hacking

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
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Hackers are sending receipts with anti-work messages to businesses’ printers

Hackers are targeting printers of businesses around the world to print ‘anti-work’ slogans pushing workers to demand better pay. Multiple employees are sharing on Twitter and Reddit the images of anti-work messages sent to the printers of their organizations. The messages encourage workers to protect their rights and discuss their pay with coworkers and
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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
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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

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