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Microsoft Alerts Cryptocurrency Industry of Targeted Cyber Attacks

Cryptocurrency investment companies are the target of a developing threat cluster that uses Telegram groups to seek out potential victims. Microsoft's Security Threat Intelligence Center (MSTIC) is tracking the activity under the name DEV-0139, and builds upon a recent report from Volexity that attributed the same set of attacks to North Korea's Lazarus Group. "DEV-0139 joined Telegram groups…

Datum: 7. 12. 2022

New Go-based Zerobot Botnet Exploiting Dozen of IoT Vulnerabilities to Expand its Network

A novel Go-based botnet called Zerobot has been observed in the wild proliferating by taking advantage of nearly two dozen security vulnerabilities in the internet of things (IoT) devices and other software. The botnet "contains several modules, including self-replication, attacks for different protocols, and self-propagation," Fortinet FortiGuard Labs researcher Cara Lin said. "It also…

Datum: 7. 12. 2022

Chinese Hackers Target Middle East Telecoms in Latest Cyber Attacks

A malicious campaign targeting the Middle East is likely linked to BackdoorDiplomacy, an advanced persistent threat (APT) group with ties to China. The espionage activity, directed against a telecom company in the region, is said to have commenced on August 19, 2021 through the successful exploitation of ProxyShell flaws in the Microsoft Exchange Server. Initial compromise leveraged binaries…

Datum: 6. 12. 2022

Iranian State Hackers Targeting Key Figures in Activism, Journalism, and Politics

Hackers with ties to the Iranian government have been linked to an ongoing social engineering and credential phishing campaign directed against human rights activists, journalists, researchers, academics, diplomats, and politicians working in the Middle East. At least 20 individuals are believed to have been targeted, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a report published Monday, attributing the…

Datum: 6. 12. 2022

Darknet's Largest Mobile Malware Marketplace Threatens Users Worldwide

Cybersecurity researchers have shed light on a darknet marketplace called InTheBox that's designed to specifically cater to mobile malware operators. The actor behind the criminal storefront, believed to be available since at least January 2020, has been offering over 400 custom web injects grouped by geography that can be purchased by other adversaries looking to mount attacks of their own. "…

Datum: 6. 12. 2022

Understanding NIST CSF to assess your organization's Ransomware readiness

Ransomware attacks keep increasing in volume and impact largely due to organizations' weak security controls. Mid-market companies are targeted as they possess a significant amount of valuable data but lack the level of protective controls and staffing of larger organizations. According to a recent RSM survey, 62% of mid-market companies believe they are at risk of ransomware in the next 12…

Datum: 6. 12. 2022

Telcom and BPO Companies Under Attack by SIM Swapping Hackers

A persistent intrusion campaign has set its eyes on telecommunications and business process outsourcing (BPO) companies at lease since June 2022. "The end objective of this campaign appears to be to gain access to mobile carrier networks and, as evidenced in two investigations, perform SIM swapping activity," CrowdStrike researcher Tim Parisi said in an analysis published last week. The…

Datum: 6. 12. 2022

Open Source Ransomware Toolkit Cryptonite Turns Into Accidental Wiper Malware

A version of an open source ransomware toolkit called Cryptonite has been observed in the wild with wiper capabilities due to its "weak architecture and programming." Cryptonite, unlike other ransomware strains, is not available for sale on the cybercriminal underground, and was instead offered for free by an actor named CYBERDEVILZ until recently through a GitHub repository. The source code and…

Datum: 6. 12. 2022

New BMC Supply Chain Vulnerabilities Affect Servers from Dozens of Manufacturers

Three different security flaws have been disclosed in American Megatrends (AMI) MegaRAC Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) software that could lead to remote code execution on vulnerable servers. "The impact of exploiting these vulnerabilities include remote control of compromised servers, remote deployment of malware, ransomware and firmware implants, and server physical damage (bricking),"…

Datum: 5. 12. 2022

Russian Courts Targeted by New CryWiper Data Wiper Malware Posing as Ransomware

A new data wiper malware called CryWiper has been found targeting Russian government agencies, including mayor's offices and courts. "Although it disguises itself as a ransomware and extorts money from the victim for 'decrypting' data, [it] does not actually encrypt, but purposefully destroys data in the affected system," Kaspersky researchers Fedor Sinitsyn and Janis Zinchenko said in a…

Datum: 5. 12. 2022

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