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'GozNym' Banking Malware Gang Dismantled by International Law Enforcement

In a joint effort by several law enforcement agencies from 6 different countries, officials have dismantled a major cybercrime network behind GozNym banking malware. GozNym banking malware is responsible for stealing nearly $100 million from over 41,000 victims across the globe for years. GozNym was created by combining two known powerful Trojans—Gozi ISFB malware, a banking…

Datum: 16. 5. 2019

Bluetooth Flaw Found in Google Titan Security Keys; Get Free Replacement

A team of security researchers at Microsoft discovered a potentially serious vulnerability in the Bluetooth-supported version of Google's Titan Security Keys that could not be patched with a software update. However, users do not need to worry as Google has announced to offer a free replacement for the affected Titan Security Key dongles. In a security advisory published Wednesday, Google…

Datum: 16. 5. 2019

New Class of CPU Flaws Affect Almost Every Intel Processor Since 2011

Academic researchers today disclosed details of the newest class of speculative execution side-channel vulnerabilities in Intel processors that impacts all modern chips, including the chips used in Apple devices. After the discovery of Spectre and Meltdown processor vulnerabilities earlier last year that put practically every computer in the world at risk, different classes of Spectre and…

Datum: 14. 5. 2019

Microsoft Releases Patches For A Critical 'Wormable Flaw' and 78 Other Issues

It's Patch Tuesday—the day when Microsoft releases monthly security updates for its software. Microsoft has software updates to address a total of 79 CVE-listed vulnerabilities in its Windows operating systems and other products, including a critical wormable flaw that can propagate malware from computer to computer without requiring users' interaction. Out of 79 vulnerabilities, 18 issues…

Datum: 14. 5. 2019

Adobe Releases Critical Patches for Flash, Acrobat Reader, and Media Encoder

Adobe today released its monthly software updates to patch a total of 87 security vulnerabilities in its Adobe Acrobat and Reader, Flash Player and Media Encoder, most of which could lead to arbitrary code execution attacks or worse. None of the flaws patched this month in Adobe products has been found exploited in the wild. Out of 87 total flaws, a whopping number of vulnerabilities (i.e.,…

Datum: 14. 5. 2019

Flaw Affecting Millions of Cisco Devices Let Attackers Implant Persistent Backdoor

Researchers have discovered a severe vulnerability in Cisco products that could allow attackers to implant persistent backdoor on wide range devices used in enterprises and government networks, including routers, switches, and firewalls. Dubbed Thrangrycat or ???, the vulnerability, discovered by researchers from the security firm Red Balloon and identified as CVE-2019-1649, affects…

Datum: 14. 5. 2019

Cryptocurrency Hacks Still Growing — What Does That Mean for the Industry?

Though once synonymous with underground networks and black hat hackers, bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have gone mainstream over the past two years. In 2017, we saw the skyrocket of bitcoin to an all-time high of close to $20,000 followed by a significant decline the following year. But beyond the ups and downs in the market for the world's largest cryptocurrency is a much more sinister…

Datum: 14. 5. 2019

Hackers Used WhatsApp 0-Day Flaw to Secretly Install Spyware On Phones

Whatsapp has recently patched a severe vulnerability that was being exploited by attackers to remotely install surveillance malware on a few "selected" smartphones by simply calling the targeted phone numbers over Whatsapp audio call. Discovered, weaponized and then sold by the Israeli company NSO Group that produces the most advanced mobile spyware on the planet, the WhatsApp exploit installs…

Datum: 14. 5. 2019

U.S. Charges 9 'SIM Swapping' Attackers For Stealing $2.5 Million

The U.S. Department of Justice today announced charges against nine individuals, 6 of which are members of a hacking group called "The Community" and other 3 are former employees of mobile phone providers who allegedly helped them steal roughly $2.5 million worth of the cryptocurrency using a method known as "SIM Swapping." According to the 15-count indictment unsealed today, five Americans…

Datum: 10. 5. 2019

North Korean Hackers Using ELECTRICFISH Tunnels to Exfiltrate Data

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the FBI have issued another joint alert about a new piece of malware that the prolific North Korean APT hacking group Hidden Cobra has actively been using in the wild. Hidden Cobra, also known as Lazarus Group and Guardians of Peace, is believed to be backed by North Korean government and known to launch cyber attacks against media…

Datum: 10. 5. 2019

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