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Nation-State Hackers Caught Hiding Espionage Activities Behind Crypto Miners

A nation-state actor known for its cyber espionage campaigns since 2012 is now using coin miner techniques to stay under the radar and establish persistence on victim systems, according to new research. Attributing the shift to a threat actor tracked as Bismuth, Microsoft's Microsoft 365 Defender Threat Intelligence Team said the group deployed Monero coin miners in attacks that targeted both…

Datum: 1. 12. 2020

4 Free Online Cyber Security Testing Tools For 2021

Set of must-have online security tools that we believe may make a real difference to your cybersecurity program and improve your 2021 budget planning. In September, Gartner published a list of "Top 9 Security and Risk Trends for 2020" putting a bold emphasis on the growing complexity and size of the modern threat landscape. Incomplete visibility of external Attack surfaces led to the dramatic…

Datum: 1. 12. 2020

Indian National Gets 20-Year Jail in United States for Running Scam Call Centers

An Indian national on Monday was sentenced to 20 years in prison in the Southern District of Texas for operating and funding India-based call centers that defrauded US victims out of millions of dollars between 2013 and 2016. Hitesh Madhubhai Patel (aka Hitesh Hinglaj), who hails from the city of Ahmedabad, India, was sentenced in connection with charges of fraud and money laundering. He was…

Datum: 1. 12. 2020

Quick Guide — How to Troubleshoot Active Directory Account Lockouts

Active Directory account lockouts can be hugely problematic for organizations. There have been documented instances of attackers leveraging the account lockout feature in a type of denial of service attack. By intentionally entering numerous bad passwords, attackers can theoretically lock all of the users out of their accounts. But what do you do if you are experiencing problems with account…

Datum: 30. 11. 2020

Digitally Signed Bandook Malware Once Again Targets Multiple Sectors

A cyberespionage group with suspected ties to the Kazakh and Lebanese governments has unleashed a new wave of attacks against a multitude of industries with a retooled version of a 13-year-old backdoor Trojan. Check Point Research called out hackers affiliated with a group named Dark Caracal in a new report published yesterday for their efforts to deploy "dozens of digitally signed variants" of…

Datum: 27. 11. 2020

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Many of us here would love to turn hacking into a full-time career. To make that dream come true, you need to master your subject and earn some key certifications. To speed up this process, you might want to take a little guidance from the experts. Featuring 98 hours of content from top instructors, The Ultimate 2020 White Hat Hacker Certification Bundle is the ultimate launchpad for your career…

Datum: 26. 11. 2020

Interpol Arrests 3 Nigerian BEC Scammers For Targeting Over 500,000 Entities

Three Nigerian citizens suspected of being members of an organized cybercrime group behind distributing malware, carrying out phishing campaigns, and extensive Business Email Compromise (BEC) scams have been arrested in the city of Lagos, Interpol reported yesterday. The investigation, dubbed "Operation Falcon," was jointly undertaken by the international police organization along with…

Datum: 26. 11. 2020

2-Factor Authentication Bypass Flaw Reported in cPanel and WHM Software

cPanel, a provider of popular administrative tools to manage web hosting, has patched a security vulnerability that could have allowed remote attackers with access to valid credentials to bypass two-factor authentication (2FA) protection on an account. The issue, tracked as "SEC-575" and discovered by researchers from Digital Defense, has been remedied by the company in versions 11.92.0.2,…

Datum: 25. 11. 2020

Baidu's Android Apps Caught Collecting and Leaking Sensitive User Data

Two popular Android apps from Chinese tech giant Baidu have been removed from the Google Play Store in October after they were caught collecting sensitive user details. The two apps in question—Baidu Maps and Baidu Search Box—were found to collect device identifiers, such as the International Mobile Subscriber Identity (IMSI) number or MAC address, without users' knowledge, thus making them …

Datum: 25. 11. 2020

Stantinko Botnet Now Targeting Linux Servers to Hide Behind Proxies

An adware and coin-miner botnet targeting Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, and Kazakhstan at least since 2012 has now set its sights on Linux servers to fly under the radar. According to a new analysis published by Intezer today and shared with The Hacker News, the trojan masquerades as HTTPd, a commonly used program on Linux servers, and is a new version of the malware belonging to a threat actor…

Datum: 24. 11. 2020

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