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Cybercriminals Hold $115,000-Prize Contest to Find New Cryptocurrency Hacks

A top Russian-language underground forum has been running a "contest" for the past month, calling on its community to submit "unorthodox" ways to conduct cryptocurrency attacks. The forum's administrator, in an announcement made on April 20, 2021, invited members to submit papers that assess the possibility of targeting cryptocurrency-related technology, including the theft of private keys and…

Datum: 2. 6. 2021

Researchers Uncover Hacking Operations Targeting Government Entities in South Korea

A North Korean threat actor active since 2012 has been behind a new espionage campaign targeting high-profile government officials associated with its southern counterpart to install an Android and Windows backdoor for collecting sensitive information. Cybersecurity firm Malwarebytes attributed the activity to a threat actor tracked as Kimsuky, with the targeted entities comprising of the Korea…

Datum: 2. 6. 2021

The Incident Response Plan - Preparing for a Rainy Day

The unfortunate truth is that while companies are investing more in cyber defenses and taking cybersecurity more seriously than ever, successful breaches and ransomware attacks are on the rise. While a successful breach is not inevitable, it is becoming more likely despite best efforts to prevent it from happening.  Just as it wasn’t raining when Noah built the ark, companies must face the fact…

Datum: 2. 6. 2021

Hackers? ?Actively? ?Exploiting? ?0-Day? ?in WordPress Plugin Installed on Over ?17,000? ?Sites

Fancy Product Designer, a WordPress plugin installed on over 17,000 sites, has been discovered to contain a critical file upload vulnerability that's being actively exploited in the wild to upload malware onto sites that have the plugin installed. Wordfence's threat intelligence team, which discovered the flaw, said it reported the issue to the plugin's developer on May 31. While the flaw has…

Datum: 2. 6. 2021

US Seizes Domains Used by SolarWinds Hackers in Cyber Espionage Attacks

Days after Microsoft, Secureworks, and Volexity shed light on a new spear-phishing activity unleashed by the Russian hackers who breached SolarWinds IT management software, the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) Tuesday said it intervened to take control of two command-and-control (C2) and malware distribution domains used in the campaign. The court-authorized domain seizure 1m took place on May…

Datum: 2. 6. 2021

Malware Can Use This Trick to Bypass Ransomware Defense in Antivirus Solutions

Researchers have disclosed significant security weaknesses in popular software applications that could be abused to deactivate their protections and take control of allow-listed applications to perform nefarious operations on behalf of the malware to defeat anti-ransomware defenses. The twin attacks, detailed by academics from the University of Luxembourg and the University of London, are aimed…

Datum: 1. 6. 2021

Report: Danish Secret Service Helped NSA Spy On European Politicians

The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) used a partnership with Denmark's foreign and military intelligence service to eavesdrop on top politicians and high-ranking officials in Germany, Sweden, Norway, and France by tapping into Danish underwater internet cables between 2012 and 2014. Details of the covert wiretapping were broken by Copenhagen-based public broadcaster DR over the weekend based…

Datum: 1. 6. 2021

Your Amazon Devices to Automatically Share Your Wi-Fi With Neighbors

Starting June 8, Amazon will automatically enable a feature on your Alexa, Echo, or other Amazon device that will share some of your Internet bandwidth with your neighbors—unless you choose to opt out. Amazon intends to register its family of hardware devices that are operational in the U.S.—including Echo speakers, Ring Video Doorbells, Ring Floodlight Cams, and Ring…

Datum: 31. 5. 2021

Can Your Business Email Be Spoofed? Check Your Domain Security Now!

Are you aware of how secure your domain is? In most organizations, there is an assumption that their domains are secure and within a few months, but the truth soon dawns on them that it isn't. Spotting someone spoofing your domain name is one way to determine if your security is unsatisfactory - this means that someone is impersonating you (or confusing some of your recipients) and releasing…

Datum: 31. 5. 2021

A New Bug in Siemens PLCs Could Let Hackers Run Malicious Code Remotely

Siemens on Friday shipped firmed updates to address a severe vulnerability in SIMATIC S7-1200 and S7-1500 programmable logic controllers (PLCs) that could be exploited by a malicious actor to remotely gain access to protected areas of the memory and achieve unrestricted and undetected code execution, in what the researchers describe as an attacker's "holy grail." The memory protection bypass…

Datum: 31. 5. 2021

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