JhoneRat targets Middle Eastern countries with advanced anti-detection techniques

JhoneRat targets Middle Eastern countries with advanced anti-detection techniques

Researchers have uncovered a new Windows-based remote access tool (RAT) named JhoneRat targeting Arabic-speaking countries including Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Egypt, Libya, Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Oman, Yemen, Syria, UAE, Kuwait, Bahrain and Lebanon ...

Patch or Mitigate Dangerous Microsoft Windows CryptoAPI Spoofing Vulnerability ASAP

Qualys is a sponsor of TechSpective Microsoft kicked off the new decade with a bang. Last Tuesday was the first Microsoft Patch Tuesday of 2020, and one of the patches pushed out ...
Clop

Clop Ransomware Not Just a CryptoMix Variant

When Clop was discovered by Jakub Kroustek in February 2019, all indicators showed that it was a new CryptoMix with the .CLOP, or in some circumstances .CIOP, extension tagged onto encrypted files ...
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Emotet strikes again, targeting 600 United Nations personnel

Emotet strikes again, targeting 600 United Nations personnel

The Emotet Trojan, identified by security teams in 2014, started out as banking malware meant to steal sensitive data. Initially focused on the financial sectors, the malware later morphed, adding spamming and ...
Iran

Businesses Warned of Iran Cyberattacks

Iran vowed revenge after a U.S. airstrike ordered by President Donald Trump killed the country’s top general Qasem Soleimani earlier this month. While recent missile strikes conducted by Iran against U.S. bases ...
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Bitglass Security Spotlight: Vulnerability Found on TikTok Platform

Bitglass Security Spotlight: Vulnerability Found on TikTok Platform

Here are the top stories of recent weeks: Security Vulnerability Found on TikTok Platform Jeopardized More Than One Billion Users Cyber Attack Warning Issued to Businesses by Homeland Security New Data Wiper ...
phones malware

FCC Subsidized Sprint Phones Have Malware Preinstalled

The FCC is paying Sprint, in the guise of “Assurance Wireless,” to hand out Unimax Android phones infested with malware ...
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DSG Retail Limited Fined £500K by ICO Following Malware Attack

The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) fined DSG Retail Limited £500,000 following a malware attack that affected millions of the retailer’s customers. As the result of an investigation, the ICO learned that ...

Resource Smart YARA Scans: Saving CPU and Time with osquery

As attackers continually evolve their tactics, the arsenal of tools at hand for defenders needs to respond to attacker complexity while still enabling day-to-day business to happen. When it comes to detecting ...
Imminent Monitor

Man jailed for using webcam RAT to spy on women in their bedrooms

A British man has been jailed for two years after police caught him using a notorious Remote Access Trojan (RAT) to hijack the webcams of young women, and spy upon them. The ...
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