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16 Cybercriminals Behind Mekotio and Grandoreiro Banking Trojan Arrested in Spain

Spanish law enforcement agencies on Wednesday arrested 16 individuals belonging to a criminal network in connection with operating two banking trojans as part of a social engineering campaign targeting financial institutions in Europe. The arrests were made in Ribeira (A Coru?a), Madrid, Parla and Móstoles (Madrid), Sese?a (Toledo), Villafranca de los barros (Badajoz), and Aranda de Duero (…

Datum: 14. 7. 2021

REvil Ransomware Gang Mysteriously Disappears After High-Profile Attacks

REvil, the infamous ransomware cartel behind some of the biggest cyberattacks targeting JBS and Kaseya, has mysteriously disappeared from the dark web, leading to speculations that the criminal enterprise may have been taken down. Multiple darknet and clearnet sites maintained by the Russia-linked cybercrime syndicate, including the data leak, extortion, and payment portals, remained…

Datum: 14. 7. 2021

Update Your Windows PCs to Patch 117 New Flaws, Including 9 Zero-Days

Microsoft rolled out Patch Tuesday updates for the month of July with fixes for a total of 117 security vulnerabilities, including nine zero-day flaws, of which four are said to be under active attacks in the wild, potentially enabling an adversary to take control of affected systems.  Of the 117 issues, 13 are rated Critical, 103 are rated Important, and one is rated as Moderate in severity,…

Datum: 14. 7. 2021

Chinese Hackers Exploit Latest SolarWinds 0-Day to Target U.S. Defense Firms

Microsoft on Tuesday disclosed that the latest string of attacks targeting SolarWinds Serv-U managed file transfer service with a now-patched remote code execution (RCE) exploit is the handiwork of a Chinese threat actor dubbed "DEV-0322." The revelation comes days after the Texas-based IT monitoring software maker issued fixes for the flaw that could enable adversaries to remotely run arbitrary…

Datum: 14. 7. 2021

Critical Flaws Reported in Etherpad — a Popular Google Docs Alternative

Cybersecurity researchers have disclosed new security vulnerabilities in the Etherpad text editor (version 1.8.13) that could potentially enable attackers to hijack administrator accounts, execute system commands, and even steal sensitive documents. The two flaws — tracked as CVE-2021-34816 and CVE-2021-34817 — were discovered and reported on June 4 by researchers from SonarSource, following…

Datum: 13. 7. 2021

Iranian Hackers Posing as Scholars Target Professors and Writers in Middle-East

A sophisticated social engineering attack undertaken by an Iranian-state aligned actor targeted think tanks, journalists, and professors with an aim to solicit sensitive information by masquerading as scholars with the University of London's School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS). Enterprise security firm Proofpoint attributed the campaign — called "Operation SpoofedScholars" — to the…

Datum: 13. 7. 2021

Trickbot Malware Returns with a new VNC Module to Spy on its Victims

Cybersecurity researchers have opened the lid on the continued resurgence of the insidious TrickBot malware, making it clear that the Russia-based transnational cybercrime group is working behind the scenes to revamp its attack infrastructure in response to recent counter efforts from law enforcement. "The new capabilities discovered are used to monitor and gather intelligence on victims, using…

Datum: 13. 7. 2021

Critical RCE Flaw in ForgeRock Access Manager Under Active Attack

Cybersecurity agencies in Australia and the U.S. are warning of an actively exploited vulnerability impacting ForgeRock's OpenAM access management solution that could be leveraged to execute arbitrary code on an affected system remotely. "The [Australian Cyber Security Centre] has observed actors exploiting this vulnerability to compromise multiple hosts and deploy additional malware and tools,"…

Datum: 13. 7. 2021

A New Critical SolarWinds Zero-Day Vulnerability Under Active Attack

SolarWinds, the Texas-based company that became the epicenter of a massive supply chain attack late last year, has issued patches to contain a remote code execution flaw in its Serv-U product. The fixes, which target Serv-U Managed File Transfer and Serv-U Secure FTP products, arrive after Microsoft notified the IT management and remote monitoring software maker that the flaw was being exploited…

Datum: 13. 7. 2021

Crafting a Custom Dictionary for Your Password Policy

Modern password policies are comprised of many different elements that contribute to its effectiveness. One of the components of an effective current password policy makes use of what is known as a custom dictionary that filters out certain words that are not allowed as passwords in the environment. Using custom dictionaries, organizations can significantly improve their cybersecurity posture…

Datum: 12. 7. 2021

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