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Old Tools For New Money: URL Spreading Shellbot And XMRig Using 17-year Old XHide
19th Jul 2019 [2 months ago] from TrendMicro
We found a threat that scans for open ports and brute forces systems with weak credentials to drop a Monero cryptocurrency miner. While the installation and mining process is hidden by old evasion tool XHide Process Faker, the malware can...
With FaceApp In The Spotlight, New Scams Emerge
19th Jul 2019 [2 months ago] from ESET Research
ESET researchers discover fraudulent schemes piggybacking on the popularity of the face-modifying tool FaceApp, using a fake “Pro” version of the application as a lure The post With FaceApp in the spotlight, new scams emerge appeared...
Hard Pass: Declining APT34’s Invite To Join Their Professional Network
18th Jul 2019 [2 months ago] from FireEye Research
BackgroundWith increasing geopolitical tensions in the Middle East, we expectIran to significantly increase the volume and scope of its cyberespionage campaigns. Iran has a critical need for strategicintelligence and is likely to fill this...
Spam Campaign Targets Colombian Entities With Custom-made ‘Proyecto RAT,’ Uses Email Service YOPmail For C&C
18th Jul 2019 [2 months ago] from TrendMicro
We observed a recent campaign that primarily targets financial institutions and governmental organizations in the South American region, particularly in Colombia. This blog post covers the activities we observed, the remote access tools...
Okrum: Ke3chang Group Targets Diplomatic Missions
18th Jul 2019 [2 months ago] from ESET Research
Tracking the malicious activities of the elusive Ke3chang APT group, ESET researchers have discovered new versions of malware families linked to the group, and a previously unreported backdoor The post Okrum: Ke3chang group targets diplomatic...
Party Like A Russian, Carder’s Edition
17th Jul 2019 [2 months ago] from Krebsonsecurity
KrebsOnSecurity has seen some creative yet truly bizarre ads for cybercrime services in the underground, but the following animated advertisement for a popular credit card fraud shop likely takes the cake.
BlueKeep Patching Isn’t Progressing Fast Enough
17th Jul 2019 [2 months ago] from ESET Research
Keeping up with BlueKeep; or how many internet-facing systems, and in which countries and industries, remain ripe for exploitation? The post BlueKeep patching isn’t progressing fast enough appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
Jenkins Admins: Relying On Default Settings Could Put Master At Risk Of Remote Code Execution Attacks
17th Jul 2019 [2 months ago] from TrendMicro
By David Fiser Jenkins is a popular open-source automation server for software development teams. Used for managing the development side in DevOps, the main purpose of Jenkins is to perform tasks, called jobs, such that software project...
How To Cost-effectively Manage And Secure A Mobile Ecosystem
16th Jul 2019 [2 months ago] from Microsoft
In a world of booming mobility, Pradeo Security Mobile Threat Defense and Microsoft are partnering together for a brighter and more secure future. The post How to cost-effectively manage and secure a mobile ecosystem appeared first on Microsoft...
How Your Instagram Account Could Have Been Hijacked
16th Jul 2019 [2 months ago] from ESET Research
A researcher found that it was possible to subvert the platform’s password recovery mechanism and take control of user accounts The post How your Instagram account could have been hijacked appeared first on WeLiveSecurity
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