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Hacker, Threats & Malware

Dutch Police Arrest Two Hackers Tied to “Fraud Family” Cybercrime Ring

July 23, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

Law enforcement authorities in the Netherlands have arrested two alleged individuals belonging to a Dutch cybercriminal collective who were involved in developing, selling, and renting sophisticated phishing frameworks to other threat actors in what’s known as a “Fraud-as-a-Service” operation. The […]


Threats & Malware, Virus & Malware

Nasty macOS Malware XCSSET Now Targets Google Chrome, Telegram Software

July 23, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

A malware known for targeting macOS operating system has been updated once again to add more features to its toolset that allows it to amass and exfiltrate sensitive data stored in a variety of apps, including apps such as Google […]


Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Oracle Warns of Critical Remotely Exploitable Weblogic Server Flaws

July 22, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

Oracle on Tuesday released its quarterly Critical Patch Update for July 2021 with 342 fixes spanning across multiple products, some of which could be exploited by a remote attacker to take control of an affected system. Chief among them is […]


Cyber-crime, Data loss, Malware, Threats & Malware

Macron Among 14 Heads of States on Potential Spyware List

July 21, 2021

Via: Security Week

“The unprecedented revelation … should send a chill down the spine of world leaders,” Amnesty’s secretary general, Agnes Callamard, said in a statement. Among potential targets found on a list of 50,000 phone numbers leaked to Amnesty and the Paris-based […]


Threats & Malware, Virus & Malware

Despite good defensive measures, ransomware continues to get in

July 21, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

Traditional ransomware defenses are failing, with 54% of all victims having anti-phishing training and 49% having perimeter defenses in place at the time of attack, according to a Claudian survey of 200 IT decision makers whose organizations experienced a ransomware […]


Data loss, Threats & Malware

Threat actor claims to have stolen 1 TB of data belonging to Saudi Aramco

July 19, 2021

Via: Security Affairs

Threat actors that goes online with the moniker ZeroX claim to have stolen 1 TB of sensitive data from the Saudi Arabian petroleum and natural gas giant end it is offering for sale it on multiple hacking forums. The oil […]


Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Google Chrome patches yet another serious security vulnerability

July 16, 2021

Via: TechRadar

As it put out the latest stable build of the cross-platform Chrome web browser, Google noted that the build bundles eight security fixes, including one that it was aware was being exploited in the wild. Six of the patched Chrome […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime, Threats & Malware, Virus & Malware

Ransomware’s Russia problem

July 15, 2021

Via: Malwarebytes

Last week, US news outlet NBC News caused a stir with an article proclaiming that the REvil ransomware used in the recent, colossal Kaseya supply-chain attack was “written to avoid computers that use Russian.” The attack, one of the largest […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

16 Cybercriminals Behind Mekotio and Grandoreiro Banking Trojan Arrested in Spain

July 14, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

Spanish law enforcement agencies on Wednesday arrested 16 individuals belonging to a criminal network in connection with operating two banking trojans as part of a social engineering campaign targeting financial institutions in Europe. The arrests were made in Ribeira (A […]


Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

New Law Will Help Chinese Government Stockpile Zero-Days

July 14, 2021

Via: Security Week

Starting September 1, 2021, the Chinese government will require that any Chinese citizen who finds a zero-day vulnerability must pass the details to the Chinese government and must not sell or give the knowledge to any third-party outside of China […]