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Cyber Threat Protection — It All Starts with Visibility

Just as animals use their senses to detect danger, cybersecurity depends on sensors to identify signals in the computing environment that may signal danger. The more highly tuned, diverse and coordinated the senses, the more likely one is to detect important signals that indicate danger. This, however, can be a double-edged sword. Too many signals with too little advanced signal processing just…

Datum: 19. 1. 2022

Russian Hackers Heavily Using Malicious Traffic Direction System to Distribute Malware

Potential connections between a subscription-based crimeware-as-a-service (Caas) solution and a cracked copy of Cobalt Strike have been established in what the researchers suspect is being offered as a tool for its customers to stage post-exploitation activities. Prometheus, as the service is called, first came to light in August 2021 when cybersecurity company Group-IB disclosed details of…

Datum: 19. 1. 2022

FIN8 Hackers Spotted Using New 'White Rabbit' Ransomware in Recent Attacks

The financially motivated FIN8 actor, in all likelihood, has resurfaced with a never-before-seen ransomware strain called "White Rabbit" that was recently deployed against a local bank in the U.S. in December 2021. That's according to new findings published by Trend Micro, calling out the malware's overlaps with Egregor, which was taken down by Ukrainian law enforcement authorities in February…

Datum: 19. 1. 2022

DDoS IRC Bot Malware Spreading Through Korean WebHard Platforms

An IRC (Internet Relay Chat) bot strain programmed in GoLang is being used to launch distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks targeting users in Korea. "The malware is being distributed under the guise of adult games," researchers from AhnLab's Security Emergency-response Center (ASEC) said in a new report published on Wednesday. "Additionally, the DDoS malware was installed via downloader…

Datum: 19. 1. 2022

Ukraine: Recent Cyber Attacks Part of Wider Plot to Sabotage Critical Infrastructure

The coordinated cyberattacks targeting Ukrainian government websites and the deployment of a data-wiper malware called WhisperGate on select government systems are part of a broader wave of malicious activities aimed at sabotaging critical infrastructure in the country. The Secret Service of Ukraine on Monday confirmed that the two incidents are related, adding the breaches also exploited the…

Datum: 19. 1. 2022

Researchers Bypass SMS-based Multi-Factor Authentication Protecting Box Accounts

Cybersecurity researchers have disclosed details of a now-patched bug in Box's multi-factor authentication (MFA) mechanism that could be abused to completely sidestep SMS-based login verification. "Using this technique, an attacker could use stolen credentials to compromise an organization's Box account and exfiltrate sensitive data without access to the victim's phone," Varonis researchers said…

Datum: 18. 1. 2022

Europol Shuts Down VPNLab, Cybercriminals' Favourite VPN Service

VPNLab.net, a VPN provider that was used by malicious actors to deploy ransomware and facilitate other cybercrimes, was taken offline following a coordinated law enforcement operation. Europol said it took action against the misuse of the VPN service by grounding 15 of its servers on January 17 and rendering it inoperable as part of a disruptive action that took place across Germany, the…

Datum: 18. 1. 2022

Don't Use Public Wi-Fi Without DNS Filtering

Providing public Wi-Fi is a great service to offer your customers as it becomes more and more standard in today's society. I like the fact that I do not have to worry about accessing the Internet while I am away, or spending a lot of money on an international connection, or just staying offline while I am away. With public Wi-Fi, modern life has become a constant connection to the Internet,…

Datum: 18. 1. 2022

Earth Lusca Hackers Aimed at High-Value Targets in Government and Private Sectors

An elusive threat actor called Earth Lusca has been observed striking organizations across the world as part of what appears to be simultaneously an espionage campaign and an attempt to reap monetary profits. "The list of its victims includes high-value targets such as government and educational institutions, religious movements, pro-democracy and human rights organizations in Hong Kong,…

Datum: 18. 1. 2022

Zoho Releases Patch for Critical Flaw Affecting ManageEngine Desktop Central

Enterprise software maker Zoho on Monday issued patches for a critical security vulnerability in Desktop Central and Desktop Central MSP that a remote adversary could exploit to perform unauthorized actions in affected servers. Tracked as CVE-2021-44757, the shortcoming concerns an instance of authentication bypass that "may allow an attacker to read unauthorized data or write an arbitrary zip…

Datum: 18. 1. 2022

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