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Malware

Move Over, Ransomware: Why Cybercriminals Are Shifting Their Focus to Cryptojacking

July 17, 2018

Via: Security Intelligence

According to the 2018 IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Index, the frequency and sophistication of malicious cryptocurrency mining, also called “cryptojacking,” has increased drastically in the past year. This mining is changing malicious actors’ priorities: While they had previously targeted companies’ […]


Cyber-crime, Malware

Hackers compromised Gentoo Linux GitHub Page and planted a malicious code

June 29, 2018

Via: Security Affairs

The development team of the Gentoo Linux distribution notifies users that hackers compromised one of the GitHub accounts and planted a malicious code. Developers of the Gentoo Linux distribution announced that hackers compromised one of the GitHub accounts used by […]


Hacker

Ukraine warns Russian hackers may be preparing for major strike

June 28, 2018

Via: The Hill

Russian hackers are targeting Ukrainian companies with malware that could precede a larger attack, Ukraine’s cyber police chief warned Tuesday. Serhiy Demedyuk, Ukraine’s cyber police chief, told Reuters that Russian hackers are infecting computers at Ukrainian banks and energy firms. […]


Cyber warfare

Russian police detained cybercriminals who broke into the accounts of 700,000 customers of popular Internet stores

June 27, 2018

Via: Security Affairs

The Administration “K” of the MIA of Russia, with the assistance of Group-IB, an international company specializing in the prevention of cyberattacks and the development of information security products, detained two cybercriminals who were breaking into and stealing the accounts […]


Hacker

Humans vs. Machines: Will Adversarial AI Become the Better Hacker?

June 19, 2018

Via: Security Intelligence

Humans versus machines: Who’s the better hacker? The advent of artificial intelligence (AI) brought with it a new set of attacks using adversarial AI, and this influx suggests the answer is likely machine. With each innovation in technology comes the […]


Vulnerabilities

Researchers disclose 7 flaws in 390 Axis IP cameras, remote attacker could take control

June 18, 2018

Via: CSO Online

If you use Axis security cameras, then you really need to update the firmware as seven vulnerabilities across 390 camera models could allow an attacker to remotely take over the camera. VDOO security researchers have been looking into the security […]


Cyber warfare

Chinese hackers stole 614GB of undersea warfare data from U.S. Navy contractor

June 11, 2018

Via: CSO Online

Hackers linked to the Chinese government reportedly stole 614 gigabytes of highly sensitive data from a U.S. Navy contractor, including plans related to a supersonic anti-ship missile meant to be usable by 2020 and other details about undersea warfare. The […]


Cyber-crime, Hacker

Experts warn hackers have already stolen over $20 Million from Ethereum clients exposing interface on port 8545

June 11, 2018

Via: Security Affairs

Cybercriminal group has managed to steal a total of 38,642 Ether, worth more than $20,500,000, from clients exposing the unsecured interface on port 8545. Cybercriminals have raked over 20 million dollars in the past few months by hijacking poorly configured […]


Hacker

Hacked Drupal sites involved in mining campaigns, RATs distributions, scams

May 21, 2018

Via: Security Affairs

Security experts at Malwarebytes reported that compromised Drupal websites are used to deliver cryptocurrency miners, remote administration tools (RATs) and tech support scams. Crooks are exploiting known vulnerabilities in the popular Drupal CMS such as Drupalgeddon2 and Drupalgeddon3 to deliver […]


Network security

The Risks of Remote Desktop Access Are Far from Remote

May 18, 2018

Via: Dark Reading

RDP is used by fraudsters to steal and monetize data more often than you might think. But there are ways to stay safe. No one wakes up thinking “today’s the day I’m going to be hacked.” Even though we’ve all […]