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Category: Malware


Cyber-crime, Malware, Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Analysis of device data shines a light on cybersecurity risks in healthcare

May 17, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

The convergence of IT, IoT and OT makes it more difficult for the healthcare industry to manage a wide array of hard-to-control network security risks. IoT and OT devices are rapidly increasing in numbers, but traditional IT still represents the […]


Email security, Malware, Phishing

The lurking danger of hacked email reply chains

May 14, 2019

Via: Help Net Security

Although phishing has been around in various forms since the 1990s, recent news has shown that it continues to evolve – and remains a major threat. These days, phishing tactics are so sophisticated it can be difficult to spot a […]


Malware

Hackers Add Security Software Removal to Banload Banking Malware

May 14, 2019

Via: Security Week

There are two primary characteristics of the Brazilian hacking scene: a focus on Brazil, and the adaptability of the hackers. Very strict money laws make trans-border money movement difficult, ensuring that most targets remain local; and the hackers tend to […]


Malware, Vulnerabilities

The WannaCry Security Legacy and What’s to Come

May 13, 2019

Via: Threat Post

May 12 will mark the second anniversary of the WannaCry ransomware cryptoworm attack. It was a troubling time: During the four-day long ordeal, the cryptoworm infected more than 300,000 endpoints among 200,000 separate victims throughout 150 countries. It propagated rapidly […]


Malware, Virus & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Microsoft SharePoint Vulnerability Exploited in the Wild

May 13, 2019

Via: Security Week

A critical vulnerability in Microsoft’s SharePoint collaboration platform has been exploited in the wild to deliver malware. The security hole, tracked as CVE-2019-0604, got its first patch in February and another one in March after the first fix turned out […]


Cloud security, Malware

Verizon Data Breach Report: Espionage, C-Suite and Cloud Attacks on the Rise

May 9, 2019

Via: Threat Post

Corporate espionage is on the rise as a motivation for cyberattacks, with a full quarter of all network compromises associated with reconnaissance and data exfiltration in the last 12 months. However, financially motivated attacks aren’t going anywhere; social-engineering attacks aimed […]


Hacker, Malware, Vulnerabilities

Top 5 Configuration Mistakes That Create Field Days for Hackers

May 8, 2019

Via: Threat Post

Sometimes it’s the little things that lead to big consequences. When it comes to cybersecurity, hacks more often than not stem from minor missteps – or even completely preventable, obvious mistakes. Common security mistakes and overlooked misconfigurations can open the […]


Hacker, Malware, Threats & Malware

A hacker has taken over at least 29 IoT botnets

May 6, 2019

Via: Security Affairs

The hacker ‘Subby’ took over 29 IoT botnets in the past few weeks brute-forcing the back end panels of their command and control servers. The hacker accessed to the control panels that were secured with weak credentials. “Now this theory […]


Cyber-crime, Malware

Retefe Banking Trojan resurfaces in the threat landscape with innovations

May 6, 2019

Via: Security Affairs

Security experts at Proofpoint warn of the resurfacing of the Retefe banking Trojan that implements new techniques to avoid detection. The Retefe banking Trojan resurfaces in that threat landscape and implements new techniques to avoid detection. The new variant resurfaced […]


Malware, Vulnerabilities

Ad Server Patched to Stop Possible Malware Distribution

May 2, 2019

Via: Threat Post

The open-source advertising platform Revive Adserver is urging customers to patch two vulnerabilities, one of which is critical and may have been exploited to allow hackers to deliver malware to third-party websites. Revive Adserver, formerly known as OpenX Source, is […]