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18-Year-Old Hacker Gets 3 Years in Prison for Massive Twitter 'Bitcoin Scam' Hack

A Florida teen accused of masterminding the hacks of several high-profile Twitter accounts last summer as part of a widespread cryptocurrency scam pled guilty to fraud charges in exchange for a three-year prison sentence. Graham Ivan Clark, 18, will also serve an additional three years on probation. The development comes after the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) charged Mason Sheppard (aka…

Datum: 17. 3. 2021

Apple May Start Delivering Security Patches Separately From Other OS Updates

Apple may be changing the way it delivers security patches to its devices running iOS and iPadOS mobile operating systems. According to code spotted in iOS 14.5, the iPhone maker is reportedly working on a method for delivering security fixes independently of other OS updates. The changes were first reported by the 9to5Mac website. While Google's Android has had monthly security…

Datum: 17. 3. 2021

New Mirai Variant and ZHtrap Botnet Malware Emerge in the Wild

Cybersecurity researchers on Monday disclosed a new wave of ongoing attacks exploiting multiple vulnerabilities to deploy Mirai variants on compromised systems. "Upon successful exploitation, the attackers try to download a malicious shell script, which contains further infection behaviors such as downloading and executing Mirai variants and brute-forcers," Palo Alto Networks' Unit 42 Threat…

Datum: 16. 3. 2021

Use This One-Click Mitigation Tool from Microsoft to Prevent Exchange Attacks

Microsoft on Monday released a one-click mitigation software that applies all the necessary countermeasures to secure vulnerable environments against the ongoing widespread ProxyLogon Exchange Server cyberattacks. Called Exchange On-premises Mitigation Tool (EOMT), the PowerShell-based script serves to mitigate against current known attacks using CVE-2021-26855, scan the Exchange Server using…

Datum: 16. 3. 2021

Rising Demand for DDoS Protection Software Market By 2020-2028

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack is a malicious form of attack that disrupts the regular network traffic by overwhelming the website with more traffic than the server can handle. The main aim of this kind of cyberattack is to render the website inoperable. Over recent years, these kinds of attacks are increasing, fueling the demand for the best DDoS protection software solutions. Many…

Datum: 15. 3. 2021

CEO of Encrypted Chat Platform Indicted for Aiding Organised Criminals

The U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) on Friday announced an indictment against Jean-Francois Eap, the CEO of encrypted messaging company Sky Global, and an associate for wilfully participating in a criminal enterprise to help international drug traffickers avoid law enforcement. Eap (also known as "888888") and Thomas Herdman, a former high-level distributor of Sky Global devices, have been…

Datum: 15. 3. 2021

CompTIA Security Certification Prep — Lifetime Access for just $30

At long last, top companies are starting to take cybersecurity seriously. As a consequence, technical recruiters are looking for people with hacking skills and certifications to prove it. CompTIA is seen as the gold standard when it comes to cybersecurity exams, with several certifications to choose from. If you would like to scoop them all, The CompTIA Security Infrastructure Expert Bundle is…

Datum: 13. 3. 2021

Another Google Chrome 0-Day Bug Found Actively Exploited In-the-Wild

Google has addressed yet another actively exploited zero-day in Chrome browser, marking the second such fix released by the company within a month. The browser maker on Friday shipped 89.0.4389.90 for Windows, Mac, and Linux, which is expected to be rolling out over the coming days/weeks to all users. While the update contains a total of five security fixes, the most important flaw rectified by…

Datum: 13. 3. 2021

Researchers Spotted Malware Written in Nim Programming Language

Cybersecurity researchers have unwrapped an "interesting email campaign" undertaken by a threat actor that has taken to distributing a new malware written in Nim programming language. Dubbed "NimzaLoader" by Proofpoint researchers, the development marks one of the rare instances of Nim malware discovered in the threat landscape. "Malware developers may choose to use a rare programming language…

Datum: 12. 3. 2021

Hackers Are Targeting Microsoft Exchange Servers With Ransomware

It didn't take long. Intelligence agencies and cybersecurity researchers had been warning that unpatched Exchange Servers could open the pathway for ransomware infections in the wake of swift escalation of the attacks since last week. Now it appears that threat actors have caught up.  According to the latest reports, cybercriminals are leveraging the heavily exploited ProxyLogon Exchange Server…

Datum: 12. 3. 2021

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