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Email security, Security

Alaska Courts Restore Email, Lack Answers on Cyber Attack

May 12, 2021

Via: Security Week

The court system, in a statement, said it doesn’t know who was behind the attack, why the court system was targeted or how long it will be before services are fully back online. It says it does not believe personal […]


Cyber-crime, Malware

U.S. Organizations Targeted by New Cybercrime Group With Sophisticated Malware

May 5, 2021

Via: Security Week

The threat actor, which does not appear to be linked to other known groups, is tracked by the cybersecurity firm as UNC2529 (UNC stands for uncategorized). The phishing campaign conducted by UNC2529 targeted a wide range of organizations, and involved […]


Cyber-crime, Malware

Purple Lambert, a new malware of CIA-linked Lambert APT group

April 29, 2021

Via: Security Affairs

Cybersecurity firm Kaspersky has discovered a new malware that experts attribute to the US Central Intelligence Agency. Experts from Kaspersky explained that in February 2019, multiple antivirus companies received a collection of malware samples, some of them cannot be associated […]


Threats & Malware, Virus & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Apple Patches macOS Security Bypass Vulnerability Exploited by ‘Shlayer’ Malware

April 27, 2021

Via: Security Week

The tech giant on Monday informed customers that it has patched tens of vulnerabilities in macOS Catalina, Mojave and Big Sur. The Big Sur update fixes nearly 60 security holes, including a logic issue tracked as CVE-2021-30657 that, Apple says, […]


Cyber-crime, Malware

FBI shares with HIBP 4 million email addresses involved in Emotet attacks

April 27, 2021

Via: Security Affairs

Last week, European law enforcement has conducted an operation aimed at performing a mass-sanitization of computers infected with the infamous Emotet Windows malware. The authorities automatically wiped the infamous Emotet malware from infected systems across the world as part of […]


Threats & Malware, Virus & Malware

Outages Blamed on Malware Still Plaguing Budget Airlines

April 26, 2021

Via: Security Week

The company, Radixx, said it noticed “unusual activity” around its reservations program on Tuesday. It did not describe the malware or say how it got into the program. A spokeswoman for Radixx’s parent, Southlake, Texas-based Sabre Corp., said Friday that […]


Cyber-crime, Malware

Health Care Ransomware Strains Have Hospitals in the Crosshairs

April 23, 2021

Via: Security Intelligence

The language of digital attacks shares a lot with the language of disease: ‘viruses’ ‘infect’ computers, and stopping their spread can be like trying to keep down a contagious disease. The two worlds also come together when threat actors attack […]


Cyber-crime, Malware

SUPERNOVA malware discovered on SolarWinds Orion server

April 23, 2021

Via: Malwarebytes

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has reported finding the SUPERNOVA web shell collecting credentials on a SolarWinds Orion server. These observations were made during an incident response to an Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) actor’s year-long compromise of an […]


Cyber-crime, Malware

Cybercriminals Using Telegram Messenger to Control ToxicEye Malware

April 22, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

Adversaries are increasingly abusing Telegram as a “command-and-control” system to distribute malware into organizations that could then be used to capture sensitive information from targeted systems. “Even when Telegram is not installed or being used, the system allows hackers to […]


Cyber-crime, Malware

Google Alerts notifications have become a mess of scams and malware

April 20, 2021

Via: TechRadar

If reports are to be believed, there has been a recent uptick in the number of online scams propagated through Google Alerts. According to anecdotal evidence laid out by Bleeping Computer, the content notification service is increasingly being abused by […]