Blackgear Cyber Espionage Campaign Abuses Blogs, Social Media Posts

Blackgear Cyber Espionage Campaign Abuses Blogs, Social Media Posts

Blackgear is a previously detected cyber espionage campaign that dates back to 2008. The malware has been known to target organizations in Japan, South Korea and Taiwan, with the targets primarily being ...
PowerShell Malware Attacks Increasingly Sophisticated in 2018

PowerShell Malware Attacks Increasingly Sophisticated in 2018

It is a trend that is not going away – cybercriminals will always be attempting to circumvent security defenses with the assistance of increasingly sophisticated techniques. This leads us to the so-called ...
CVE-2018-0369: Yet Another High Severity Cisco Vulnerability

CVE-2018-0369: Yet Another High Severity Cisco Vulnerability

Yet another vulnerability, identified as CVE-2018-0369, in Cisco software has been patched. Rated severe, the flaw is described as an IPv4 Fragmentation vulnerability which could lead to a denial of service if ...
GitHub Adds Python Security Alerts to Reduce Vulnerable Projects

GitHub Adds Python Security Alerts to Reduce Vulnerable Projects

GitHub has been known to support JavaScript and Ruby by providing security alerts, and now the same becomes valid for Python. In other words, GitHub has updated its security alerts feature by ...
Dorkbot Malware From 2012 Resurfaces and Becomes Major Threat

Dorkbot Malware From 2012 Resurfaces and Becomes Major Threat

Dorkbot, a 6-yer old Banking Malware has resurfaced in the wild to become a major threat, according to recent reports. The Dorkbot banking malware reportedly started it’s malicious activity back in 2012 ...
iPhone Users Under Highly Targeted Attack that Leverages MDM Protocol

iPhone Users Under Highly Targeted Attack that Leverages MDM Protocol

A highly targeted malware campaign targeting iPhone users in India has been unearthed by Cisco Talos security researchers. The campaign has been active since August 2015 and is spying on 13 specific ...
Facebook Gets First Fine of £500,000 as It Failed to Be Transparent

Facebook Gets First Fine of £500,000 as It Failed to Be Transparent

After all the noise and headache, Facebook is finally (about to be) fined – in the U.K at least, where the company has to pay £500,000 ($664,000). The decision comes after the ...
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New Rakhni Coin Miner Virus – Chooses Mining or Ransomware Infection

A new form of malware, combining the two most prominent threats out there – cryptocurrency mining and ransomware has been detected to check which is the appropriate type of virus to be ...
5.99 Billion Malware Attacks in First Half of 2018, Ransomware Prevails

5.99 Billion Malware Attacks in First Half of 2018, Ransomware Prevails

Not too long ago ransomware was “dethroned” as the number one cyber threat. However, new statistics reveal that the encryption menace has returned in an increasing number of attacks. The overall volume ...
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Google Chrome Mitigates Spectre Vulnerability Via Site Isolation

The recent rise of Spectre vulnerabilities that allows malicious code to hijack sensitive data is being addressed in the latest version Google Chrome. The latest security blog from the browser’s blog gives ...
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