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Tag: Malware


Cyber-crime, Malware

Malware Gangs Partner Up in Double-Punch Security Threat

February 26, 2021

Via: Threat Post

Cybergangs are joining forces under the guise of affiliate groups and “as-a-service” models, warns Maya Horowitz, the director of threat intelligence research with Check Point Research. She said the trend is driving a new and thriving cybercriminal underground economy. Several […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Chinese Hackers Using Firefox Extension to Spy On Tibetan Organizations

February 25, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

Cybersecurity researchers today unwrapped a new campaign aimed at spying on vulnerable Tibetan communities globally by deploying a malicious Firefox extension on target systems. “Threat actors aligned with the Chinese Communist Party’s state interests delivered a customized malicious Mozilla Firefox […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

Ukraine Says Russian Cyberspies Targeted Gov Agencies in Supply Chain Attack

February 25, 2021

Via: Security Week

One of them, issued on Wednesday, said the agency’s National Coordination Center for Cybersecurity (NCCC) had observed attempts to deliver malicious documents through the System of Electronic Interaction of Executive Bodies (SEI EB), which is used by many government organizations […]


Threats & Malware, Virus & Malware

Everything You Need to Know About Evolving Threat of Ransomware

February 24, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

The cybersecurity world is constantly evolving to new forms of threats and vulnerabilities. But ransomware proves to be a different animal—most destructive, persistent, notoriously challenging to prevent, and is showing no signs of slowing down. Falling victim to a ransomware […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

Chinese Hackers Had Access to a U.S. Hacking Tool Years Before It Was Leaked Online

February 22, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

On August 13, 2016, a hacking unit calling itself “The Shadow Brokers” announced that it had stolen malware tools and exploits used by the Equation Group, a sophisticated threat actor believed to be affiliated to the Tailored Access Operations (TAO) […]


Threats & Malware, Virus & Malware

Mac Malware Targeting Apple’s M1 Chip Emerges

February 18, 2021

Via: Security Week

The malware was discovered by Patrick Wardle, a cybersecurity researcher who specializes in Apple products. Wardle has developed several free and open source security tools for Macs, and came up with the idea to look for malware designed to run […]


Cyber-crime, Malware

France to Boost Cyberdefense After Hospital Malware Attacks

February 18, 2021

Via: Security Week

The attacks at the hospitals in Dax and Villefranche-sur-Saone prompted the transfer of some patients to other facilities as the French health care system is under pressure from the coronavirus pandemic. Macron discussed the attacks with officials and workers from […]


Mobile, Mobile security

Unpatched Android App with 1 Billion Downloads Threatens Spying, Malware

February 16, 2021

Via: Threat Post

An Android app that’s been downloaded more than 1 billion times is riddled with flaws that can let attackers hijack app features or overwrite existing files to execute malicious code, or launch man-in-the-disk (MiTD) attacks on people’s devices, researchers discovered. […]


Hacker, Threats & Malware

The weirdest hacking techniques you’ve never heard of

February 15, 2021

Via: Panda Security

For years we have written about malware, viruses and phishing on the Panda Security blog – but there are other ways to break into a computer. Here are three of the weirdest techniques we’ve heard of – and they really […]


Mobile, Mobile security

LodaRAT Malware Can Now Target Android Devices

February 10, 2021

Via: DataBreach Today

The developers of LodaRAT malware, which has previously only targeted Windows devices, have developed a new variant, Loda4Android, that targets Android devices, according to Cisco Talos. LodaRAT, previously known as Gaza007, is operated by a group called Kasablanca, which uses […]