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Category: Malware


Cyber-crime, Malware, Phishing

Phishing and Malware Attacks Against NASA Employees Have Doubled

April 7, 2020

Via: Hot for Security

NASA’s Security Operations Center (SOC) experts have issued a warning regarding a growing trend toward phishing attempts, malware attacks, or just people accessing malicious sites. Many NASA employees have started to work from home, just like numerous other employees throughout […]


Cyber-crime, Malware, Phishing

Spotting and blacklisting malicious COVID-19-themed sites

April 7, 2020

Via: Help Net Security

Since last December, over 136,000 new COVID-19-themed domains have popped up and, while many host legitimate websites, others have been set up to serve malware, phishing pages, or to scam visitors. SpyCloud researchers have also discovered that existing community threat […]


Cyber-crime, Malware

Hackers target Docker servers to deploy the new Kinsing cryptocurrency miner

April 6, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

Cloud security firm Aqua Security uncovered a hacking campaign carried out during the past months, hackers are scanning the Internet for Docker servers running API ports exposed without a password. Then the attackers break into the installs and deploy a […]


Cyber-crime, Hacker, Malware, Threats & Malware

Magecart group 7 use new e-skimmer to steal payment data

April 3, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

Researchers from security firm RiskIQ have uncovered a new ongoing Magecart campaign that already compromised at least 19 different e-commerce websites to steal customers’ payment card data. The experts discovered a new software skimmer, dubbed “MakeFrame,” that injects HTML iframes […]


Cyber-crime, Malware

Coronavirus Malware Makes Devices Unusable by Overwriting MBR

April 2, 2020

Via: Security Week

Cybercriminals were quick to exploit the coronavirus crisis for their malicious attacks, including phishing, malware infections, and the likes, and it did not take long for state-sponsored threat actors to join the fray. In addition to banking Trojans targeting enterprise […]


Cyber-crime, Malware

FBI warns of nation-state actors using the Kwampirs malware

March 31, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

The FBI has issued an alert about supply chain attacks using the Kwampirs malware as part of a hacking campaign carried out on a global scale by state-sponsored hackers. The FBI has issued an alert on Monday about state-sponsored hackers […]


Cyber-crime, Malware

Cybercriminal group mails malicious USB dongles to targeted companies

March 27, 2020

Via: CSO Online

Security researchers have come across an attack where an USB dongle designed to surreptitiously behave like a keyboard was mailed to a company under the guise of a Best Buy gift card. This technique has been used by security professionals […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime, Malware

Google issued 40,000 alerts of State-Sponsored attacks in 2019

March 27, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

Google shared data on alerts related to state-sponsored attacks, the tech giant revealed that it issued almost 40,000 alerts of state-sponsored phishing or malware attacks to its users during 2019. The number of alerts decreased by 25% when compared to […]


Cyber-crime, Malware, Phishing

No, Corona Antivirus can’t fight COVID-19

March 26, 2020

Via: Help Net Security

COVID-19-themed scams are exploding both online and offline. Hijacked Twitter accounts peddling fake cures, scammy sites offering emergency supplies, misinformation campaigns, phishing emails and – can you believe it? – even a computer antivirus solution that protects against COVID-19! What […]


Cyber-crime, Malware, Mobile, Wireless security

Hackers Hijack Routers to Spread Malware Via Coronavirus Apps

March 26, 2020

Via: Threat Post

Cybercriminals are hijacking routers and changing Domain Name System (DNS) settings, in order to redirect victims to attacker controlled sites promoting fake coronavirus information apps. If victims download these apps, they are infected with information-stealing Oski malware. This latest attack […]