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SMB cybersecurity posture weakened by COVID-19, Labs report finds

In August, Malwarebytes Labs analyzed the damage caused by COVID-19 to business cybersecurity. Because of immediate, mandated transitions to working from home (WFH), businesses across the United States suffered more data breaches, lost more dollars, and increased their overall attack surfaces, all while experiencing a worrying lack of cybersecurity awareness
Publish At:2020-09-04 18:40 | Read:264 | Comments:0 | Tags:Reports business security covid-19 cybersecurity cybersecuri

City of Knoxville shuts down IT network after ransomware attack

A ransomware attack that targeted the offices of the City of Knoxville, Tennessee, forced to shut down its entire computer network. The city of Knoxville, Tennessee, has shut down its computer network following a ransomware attack. The attack took place in the night between June 10 and June 11, the malware encrypted multiple systems in the IT network.
Publish At:2020-06-12 07:35 | Read:494 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware City of Knoxville Hacking

Cisco disclosed technical details for Firefox code execution flaw

Cisco Talos experts released technical details on a recently addressed vulnerability in Firefox that could be exploited for code execution. Security experts from Cisco Talos have released technical details on a recently addressed vulnerability in Firefox, tracked as CVE-2020-12405, that could be exploited by attackers for remote code execution. The iss
Publish At:2020-06-11 07:12 | Read:466 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking CVE-2020-12405 Firefox IT Pierluigi Pa

Nintendo admitted that hackers have breached 300,000 accounts

Japanese gaming giant Nintendo has confirmed that hackers have breached 300,000 accounts since early April, financial data were not exposed. The Japanese video game giant Nintendo has admitted that threat actors have breached 300,000 accounts since early April. The hackers have gained access to personal information, including birthday and email address, b
Publish At:2020-06-10 17:05 | Read:502 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking information security news

Hackers target German Task Force for COVID-19 PPE procurement

Hackers are targeting executives of a German multinational corporation involved in the government supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) against COVID-19. Hackers are targeting executives of a German multinational corporation involved in the government supply of personal protective equipment (PPE). Threat actors are targeting executives of a Ger
Publish At:2020-06-09 19:59 | Read:527 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking COVID-19 information secur

Indian video on demand giant ZEE5 has been hacked

The Indian video on demand giant ZEE5 has been hacked, attackers are threatening to sell the database on the cybercrime underground markets. A hacker that goes online with the moniker “John Wick” and “Korean Hackers” claim to have hacked the Indian video on demand giant ZEE5 and now is threatening to sell the database on cybercrime
Publish At:2020-06-07 10:04 | Read:995 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Hacking hacking news information s

Cycldek APT targets Air-Gapped systems using the USBCulprit Tool

A Chinese threat actor tracked as Cycldek (aka Goblin Panda, or Conimes) has developed new tool to steal information from air-gapped systems. Security experts from Kaspersky Lab reported that the Chinese threat actor tracked as Cycldek (aka Goblin Panda, or Conimes) has developed new tool to steal information from air-gapped systems. The Cycldek gr
Publish At:2020-06-04 16:54 | Read:640 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Malware air-gapped n

Apple fixes CVE-2020-9859 zero-day used in recent Unc0ver jailbreak

This week Apple released security patches to address the CVE-2020-9859 zero-day vulnerability that had been used to jailbreak iPhones devices. Apple released security patches to address the CVE-2020-9859 zero-day vulnerability in the iOS kernel that had been used to jailbreak iPhones. The flaw was discovered by a team of cyber-security researchers and
Publish At:2020-06-02 14:16 | Read:642 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Mobile Security Apple CVE-2020-9859 in

VMware addresses Fusion flaw introduced in the attempt to fix CVE-2020-3950 issue

VMware has released an update to address a privilege escalation flaw in VMware for the macOS version of Fusion that was introduced by a previous patch. In March, VMware patched a high-severity privilege escalation vulnerability (CVE-2020-3950) in Fusion, Remote Console (VMRC) and Horizon Client for Mac. The CVE-2020-3950 is a privilege escalation vuln
Publish At:2020-06-01 11:13 | Read:500 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Security CVE-2020-3950 Hacking IT Pierluigi Pa

Coronavirus-themed attacks May 24 – May 30, 2020

This post includes the details of the Coronavirus-themed attacks launched from May 24 to May 30, 2020. Threat actors exploit the interest in the Coronavirus outbreak while infections increase worldwide, experts are observing new campaigns on a daily bases. Below a list of attacks detected this week. May 26 – Hangzhou could permanently adopt CO
Publish At:2020-05-31 07:55 | Read:692 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Cyber warfare Hacking Malware coro

Security Affairs newsletter Round 266

A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived! Every week the best security articles from Security Affairs free for you in your email box. Experts observed a spike in COVID-19 related malspam emails containing GuLoaderSilent Night Zeus botnet available for sale in underground forumsThe Florida Unemployment System suffered a data breachVoter
Publish At:2020-05-31 06:45 | Read:607 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News data breach IT Newsletter

Himera and AbSent-Loader Leverage Covid19 lures

Researchers at ZLab spotted a new phishing campaign using Covid19 lures to spread Himera and Absent-Loader.   Introduction During our Cyber Defense monitoring activities we intercepted waves of incoming emails directed to many companies under our protective umbrella. These messages were leveraging FMLA (Family and Medical Leave Act) requests related to
Publish At:2020-05-29 13:44 | Read:399 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware coronavirus COVID-19 covid

An archive with 20 Million Taiwanese’ citizens leaked in the dark web

Security experts from Cyble discovered in the dark web a database containing details of over 20 Million Taiwanese citizens. A few weeks ago, threat intelligence firm Cyble discovered in the dark web a database containing details of over 20 Million Taiwanese citizens. According to the experts, the leak includes government data of an entire country, it w
Publish At:2020-05-29 06:01 | Read:819 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Deep Web Hacking Dark Web informat

Security breach impacted Cisco VIRL-PE infrastructure

Cisco discloses security breach that impacted VIRL-PE infrastructure, threat actors exploited SaltStack vulnerabilities to hack six company servers. Cisco has disclosed a security incident that impacted part of its VIRL-PE infrastructure, threat actors exploited vulnerabilities in the SaltStack software package to breach six company servers. These issu
Publish At:2020-05-28 18:26 | Read:640 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Information Security information secur

Google TAG report Q1 details about nation-state hacking and disinformation

Google Threat Analysis Group (TAG) has published today its first TAG quarterly report that analyzes rising trends in nation-state and financially motivated attacks. Google also discloses seven coordinated political influence campaigns that took place on its platforms during Q1 2020. The Google Threat Analysis Group (TAG) is a group inside the Google
Publish At:2020-05-28 11:26 | Read:466 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Cyber warfare Hacking Malware Goog

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