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Meta Expands Facebook Protect Program to Activists, Journalists, Government Officials

Meta, the company formerly known as Facebook, on Thursday announced an expansion of its Facebook Protect security program to include human rights defenders, activists, journalists, and government officials who are more likely to be targeted by bad actors across its social media platforms. "These people are at the center of critical communities for public debate," said Nathaniel Gleicher, head of…

Datum: 2. 12. 2021

Let there be light: Ensuring visibility across the entire API lifecycle

The following article is based on a webinar series on enterprise API security by Imvision, featuring expert speakers from IBM, Deloitte, Maersk, and Imvision discussing the importance of centralizing an organization's visibility of its APIs as a way to accelerate remediation efforts and improve the overall security posture. Centralizing security is challenging in today's open ecosystem When…

Datum: 2. 12. 2021

Researches Detail 17 Malicious Frameworks Used to Attack Air-Gapped Networks

Four different malicious frameworks designed to attack air-gapped networks were detected in the first half of 2020 alone, bringing the total number of such toolkits to 17 and offering adversaries a pathway to cyber espionage and exfiltrate classified information. "All frameworks are designed to perform some form of espionage, [and] all the frameworks used USB drives as the physical transmission…

Datum: 2. 12. 2021

Researchers Warn Iranian Users of Widespread SMS Phishing Campaigns

Socially engineered SMS messages are being used to install malware on Android devices as part of a widespread phishing campaign that impersonates the Iranian government and social security services to make away with credit card details and steal funds from victims' bank accounts. Unlike other variants of banking malware that bank of overlay attacks to capture sensitive data without the knowledge…

Datum: 2. 12. 2021

Russian Man Gets 60 Months Jail for Providing Bulletproof Hosting to Cyber Criminals

A Russian national charged with providing bulletproof hosting services for cybercriminals, who used the platform to spread malware and attack U.S. organizations and financial institutions between 2009 to 2015, has received a 60-month prison sentence. 34-year-old Aleksandr Grichishkin, along with Andrei Skvortsov, founded the bulletproof hosting service and rented its infrastructure to other…

Datum: 2. 12. 2021

Critical Bug in Mozilla’s NSS Crypto Library Potentially Affects Several Other Software

Mozilla has rolled out fixes to address a critical security weakness in its cross-platform Network Security Services (NSS) cryptographic library that could be potentially exploited by an adversary to crash a vulnerable application and even execute arbitrary code. Tracked as CVE-2021-43527, the flaw affects NSS versions prior to 3.73 or 3.68.1 ESR, and concerns a heap overflow vulnerability when…

Datum: 2. 12. 2021

New EwDoor Botnet Targeting Unpatched AT&T Network Edge Devices

A newly discovered botnet capable of staging distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks targeted unpatched Ribbon Communications (formerly Edgewater Networks) EdgeMarc appliances belonging to telecom service provider AT&T by exploiting a four-year-old flaw in the network appliances. Chinese tech giant Qihoo 360's Netlab network security division, which detected the botnet first on October 27,…

Datum: 1. 12. 2021

Hackers Increasingly Using RTF Template Injection Technique in Phishing Attacks

Three different state-sponsored threat actors aligned with China, India, and Russia have been observed adopting a new method called RTF (aka Rich Text Format) template injection as part of their phishing campaigns to deliver malware to targeted systems. "RTF template injection is a novel technique that is ideal for malicious phishing attachments because it is simple and allows threat actors to…

Datum: 1. 12. 2021

Hacker Jailed for Stealing Millions of Dollars in Cryptocurrencies by SIM Hijacking

A sixth member associated with an international hacking group known as The Community has been sentenced in connection with a multimillion-dollar SIM swapping conspiracy, the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) said. Garrett Endicott, 22, from the U.S. state of Missouri, who pleaded guilty to charges of wire fraud and aggravated identity theft following an indictment in 2019, was sentenced to 10…

Datum: 1. 12. 2021

Twitter Bans Users From Posting ‘Private Media’ Without a Person's Consent

Twitter on Tuesday announced an expansion to its private information policy to include private media, effectively prohibiting the sharing of photos and videos without express permission from the individuals depicted in them with an aim to curb doxxing and harassment. "Beginning today, we will not allow the sharing of private media, such as images or videos of private individuals without their…

Datum: 1. 12. 2021

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