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Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Firefox 102 fixes address bar spoofing security hole (and helps with Follina!)

June 29, 2022

Via: Naked Security

This month’s scheduled Firefox release is out, with the new 102.0 version patching 19 CVE-numbered bugs. Despite the large number of CVEs, the patches don’t include any bugs already being exploited in the wild (known in the jargon as zero-days), […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

‘Killnet’ Adversary Pummels Lithuania with DDoS Attacks Over Blockade

June 28, 2022

Via: Threat Post

Russia-linked cyber collective Killnet has claimed responsibility for DDoS attacks Monday on the Lithuanian government and other entities in the Baltic country over closure of transit routes within the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad, according to researchers. The threat group warns […]


Mobile, Mobile security

Overview of Top Mobile Security Threats in 2022

June 28, 2022

Via: The Hacker News

Your smartphone is your daily companion. The chances are that most of our activities rely on them, from ordering food to booking medical appointments. However, the threat landscape always reminds us how vulnerable smartphones can be. Consider the recent discovery […]


Privacy protection, Security

Deep fakes – a threat to truth online?

June 27, 2022

Via: Panda Security

Every now and then, a new face swap app appears that takes the internet by storm. For a couple of days, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are taken over by selfies that have been digitally altered to show us as older, […]


Cyber-crime, Malware

Ukrainian telecommunications operators hit by DarkCrystal RAT malware

June 27, 2022

Via: Security Affairs

The Governmental Computer Emergency Response Team of Ukraine (CERT-UA) is warning of a malware campaign targeting Ukrainian telecommunications operators with the DarkCrystal RAT. The malspam messages have the topic “Free primary legal aid” use a password-protected attachment “Algorithm of actions […]


Cyber-crime, Malware

Organizations Battling Phishing Malware, Viruses the Most

June 23, 2022

Via: Dark Reading

Enterprise defenders contend with a dizzying variety of threats as attackers regularly evolve their arsenals of attack tools. But a recent survey suggests that in many cases, tried-and-tested attacks remain more prevalent than more sophisticated ones. According to Dark Reading’s […]


Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Discovery of 56 OT Device Flaws Blamed on Lackluster Security Culture

June 22, 2022

Via: Threat Post

Researchers discovered 56 vulnerabilities affecting devices from 10 operational technology (OT) vendors, most of which they’ve attributed to inherent design flaws in equipment and a lax approach to security and risk management that have been plaguing the industry for decades, […]


Cyber-crime, Phishing

Europol Busts Phishing Gang Responsible for Millions in Losses

June 22, 2022

Via: The Hacker News

Europol on Tuesday announced the dismantling of an organized crime group that dabbled in phishing, fraud, scams, and money laundering activities. The cross-border operation, which involved law enforcement authorities from Belgium and the Netherlands, saw the arrests of nine individuals […]


Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Google Researchers Detail 5-Year-Old Apple Safari Vulnerability Exploited in the Wild

June 20, 2022

Via: The Hacker News

A security flaw in Apple Safari that was exploited in the wild earlier this year was originally fixed in 2013 and reintroduced in December 2016, according to a new report from Google Project Zero. The issue, tracked as CVE-2022-22620 (CVSS […]


Mobile, Mobile security

BRATA Android Malware evolves and targets the UK, Spain, and Italy

June 20, 2022

Via: Security Affairs

The operators behind the BRATA Android malware have implemented more features to make their attacks stealthy. The malware was first spotted in 2019 by security experts at Kaspersky, the name BRAT comes from ‘Brazilian RAT Android,’ because at the time […]