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New Mirai Variant Targets Vulnerability in Comtrend Routers

A newly identified version of the Mirai Internet of Things (IoT) botnet includes an exploit for a vulnerability impacting Comtrend routers.Initially discovered in 2016 and having its source code released online in October of the same year, Mirai has been the base of numerous distributed denial of service (DDoS) botnets, several of which emerged over the past
Publish At:2020-07-13 17:17 | Read:107 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Virus & Malware

Trump admits to have authorized a cyber attack on Russian troll farm in 2018

U.S. President Donald Trump has revealed that in 2018 US have launched a cyberattack against a Russian company suspect to be a Russian troll farm. U.S. President Donald Trump has confirmed that in 2018 US cyber army has launched a cyber-attack against a Russian company believed to be a troll farm behind some major disinformation campaigns, including the
Publish At:2020-07-13 14:25 | Read:69 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare disinformation Hacking hacking n

A week in security (July 6 – 12)

Last week on Malwarebytes Labs, we took an in-depth look at card skimmers targeting ASP sites, we released another episode of Lock and Code exploring the Internet of Things, and we dug into a Mac mystery. We also examined some pre-installed malware, and put out a threat spotlight on some customized ransomware. Other cybersecurity news Social media went
Publish At:2020-07-13 13:14 | Read:101 | Comments:0 | Tags:A week in security Android awis malware phishing ransomware

Malware campaign attempts to evade analysis with Any.Run sandbox

Malware authors are implementing the capability to check if their malicious code is running in the Any.Run malware analysis service. Vxers are implementing the capability to check if their malware is running in the Any.Run interactive online malware sandbox to prevent them from being analyzed by experts. Every time malware is uploaded to the platform,
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Personal details and SSNs of 40,000 US citizens available for sale

Security experts at threat intelligence firm Cyble have identified a credible actor selling personal details of approximately 40,000 US citizens. Security experts at threat intelligence firm Cyble Experts have discovered the availability on the darkweb of personal details of approximately 40,000 US citizens along with their social security numbers (SSNs).
Publish At:2020-07-13 10:52 | Read:93 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Malware

TrickBot Malware Warning Victims of Infection by Mistake

Security researchers observed some variants of the TrickBot malware family mistakenly warning victims that they had suffered an infection.Advanced Intel’s Vitali Kremez traced the mistake to “password-stealing grabber.dll.” This module is responsible for stealing browser credentials and cookies from Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge and other w
Publish At:2020-07-13 10:30 | Read:116 | Comments:0 | Tags:IT Security and Data Protection Latest Security News malware

Hacker claims to have breached Night Lion security firm

Hacker claims to have stolen more than 8,200 databases from the US cyber security firm Night Lion Security. Hacker claims to have stolen more than 8,200 databases from the US cyber security firm Night Lion Security. The hacker is using the moniker “NightLion,” which is the name of the hacked company. The databases are the back-end behind th
Publish At:2020-07-13 05:55 | Read:106 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Hacking hacking news i

Records of 45 million+ travelers to Thailand and Malaysia surfaced in the darkweb

Experts from Cyble discovered the availability on the darkweb of records of over 45 million travelers to Thailand and Malaysia from multiple countries. Experts from threat intelligence firm have discovered the availability on the darkweb of records of over 45 million travelers to Thailand and Malaysia from multiple countries. Records of 45 Million+ tr
Publish At:2020-07-13 03:37 | Read:118 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Deep Web Hacking infor

Yevgeniy Nikulin, Russian hacker behind Dropbox and LinkedIn hacks found guilty

The Russian hacker Yevgeniy Nikulin found guilty for LinkedIn, Dropbox, and Formspring data breach back in 2012 and the sale of their users’ data. A jury found Russian hacker Yevgeniy Nikulin guilty for the hack of LinkedIn, Dropbox, and Formspring back in 2012 and for the sale of the stolen data on cybercrime black marketplaces. The Russian crim
Publish At:2020-07-11 14:15 | Read:222 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Cybercrime data breach Dro

Evilnum Group targets European and British fintech companies

A threat actor tracked as Evilnum targeted financial technology companies, mainly the British and European ones, ESET researchers reported. Evilnum threat actor was first spotted in 2018 while using the homonym malware. Over the years, the group added new tools to its arsenal, including custom and homemade malware along with software purchased from the Go
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Hackers are scanning the web for vulnerable Citrix systems

Threat actors are scanning the Internet for Citrix systems affected by the recently disclosed vulnerabilities. This week Citrix has addressed 11 vulnerabilities affecting the ADC, Gateway, and SD-WAN WANOP networking products. The vulnerabilities could be exploited by attackers for local privilege escalation, to trigger a DoS condition, to bypass authoriz
Publish At:2020-07-11 00:58 | Read:150 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking hacking news information security news

Juniper Networks addressed many issues in its products

Juniper Networks addressed several vulnerabilities in its firewalls, most of them can be exploited by attackers for denial-of-service (DoS) attacks. Juniper Networks addressed several vulnerabilities in its products, most of them can be exploited by attackers for denial-of-service (DoS) attacks. Half a dozen of the flaws are DoS issues that have been rate
Publish At:2020-07-10 17:15 | Read:201 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking DOS hacking news information security

An actual Mac virus, and 1 in 142 passwords is “123456” – Intego Mac Podcast Episode 143

While there is plenty of malware that affects the Mac, actual viruses are rare; but new malware has been found that does meet that description. We talk about how 1 in 142 passwords is “123456,” and we have a special announcement about new Intego software.Announcing Intego Antivirus for WindowsDownload a FREE trial of Intego Antivirus for WindowsB
Publish At:2020-07-10 14:20 | Read:224 | Comments:0 | Tags:Intego Mac Security Podcast Intego Mac Podcast malware Virus

Evilnum Group Targets Fintech Companies in Europe

For the past two years, a threat group tracked as Evilnum has been observed targeting financial technology companies, mainly ones located in the European Union and the U.K., ESET reports.The adversary became known for the use of Evilnum malware, which was initially identified in 2018, but has expanded its toolset with malicious programs purchased from a malw
Publish At:2020-07-10 12:03 | Read:204 | Comments:0 | Tags:Virus & Threats Phishing Virus & Malware Malware Vul

KingComposer fixes a reflected XSS impacting 100,000 WordPress sites

An XSS vulnerability in the KingComposer page builder for WordPress impacts 100,000 websites using the WordPress plugin.  Researchers at Wordfence Threat Intelligence team discovered a reflected cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2020-15299, in the KingComposer WordPress plugin that potentially impacts 100,000 websites.  KingCompo
Publish At:2020-07-10 09:25 | Read:156 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Security information security news IT

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