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LodaRAT Windows Malware Now Also Targets Android Devices

A previously known Windows remote access Trojan (RAT) with credential-stealing capabilities has now expanded its scope to set its sights on users of Android devices to further the attacker's espionage motives. "The developers of LodaRAT have added Android as a targeted platform," Cisco Talos researchers said in a Tuesday analysis. "A new iteration of LodaRAT for Windows has been identified with…

Datum: 10. 2. 2021

Apple Patches 10-Year-Old macOS SUDO Root Privilege Escalation Bug

Apple has rolled out a fix for a critical sudo vulnerability in macOS Big Sur, Catalina, and Mojave that could allow unauthenticated local users to gain root-level privileges on the system. "A local attacker may be able to elevate their privileges," Apple said in a security advisory. "This issue was addressed by updating to sudo version 1.9.5p2." Sudo is a common utility built into most Unix and…

Datum: 10. 2. 2021

Microsoft Issues Patches for In-the-Wild 0-day and 55 Others Windows Bugs

Microsoft on Tuesday issued fixes for 56 flaws, including a critical vulnerability that's known to be actively exploited in the wild. In all, 11 are listed as Critical, 43 are listed as Important, and two are listed as Moderate in severity — six of which are previously disclosed vulnerabilities. The updates cover .NET Framework, Azure IoT, Microsoft Dynamics, Microsoft Edge for Android,…

Datum: 10. 2. 2021

Webinar and eBook: The Dark Side of EDR. Are You Prepared?

Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) platforms have received incredible attention as the platform for security teams. Whether you're evaluating an EDR for the first time or looking to replace your EDR, as an information security professional, you need to be aware of the gaps prior already to implementation so you can best prepare how to close the gaps. It's important to understand that each…

Datum: 9. 2. 2021

Ukrainian Police Arrest Author of World's Largest Phishing Service U-Admin

Law enforcement officials in Ukraine, in coordination with authorities from the U.S. and Australia, last week shut down one of the world's largest phishing services that were used to attack financial institutions in 11 countries, causing tens of millions of dollars in losses. The Ukrainian attorney general's office said it worked with the National Police and its Main Investigation Department to…

Datum: 9. 2. 2021

Hacker Tried Poisoning Water Supply After Breaking Into Florida's Treatment System

Hackers successfully infiltrated the computer system controlling a water treatment facility in the U.S. state of Florida and remotely changed a setting that drastically altered the levels of sodium hydroxide (NaOH) in the water. During a press conference held yesterday, Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri said an operator managed to catch the manipulation in real-time and restored the…

Datum: 9. 2. 2021

Detailed: Here's How Iran Spies on Dissidents with the Help of Hackers

Twin cyber operations conducted by state-sponsored Iranian threat actors demonstrate their continued focus on compiling detailed dossiers on Iranian citizens that could threaten the stability of the Islamic Republic, including dissidents, opposition forces, and ISIS supporters, and Kurdish natives. Tracing the extensive espionage operations to two advanced Iranian cyber-groups Domestic Kitten (…

Datum: 8. 2. 2021

Top 5 Bug Bounty Programs to Watch in 2021

While Gartner does not have a dedicated Magic Quadrant for Bug Bounties or Crowd Security Testing yet, Gartner Peer Insights already lists 24 vendors in the "Application Crowdtesting Services" category. We have compiled the top 5 most promising bug bounty platforms for those of you who are looking to enhance your existing software testing arsenal with knowledge and expertise from international…

Datum: 8. 2. 2021

WARNING — Hugely Popular 'The Great Suspender' Chrome Extension Contains Malware

Google on Thursday removed The Great Suspender, a popular Chrome extension used by millions of users, from its Chrome Web Store for containing malware. It also took the unusual step of deactivating it from users' computers. "This extension contains malware," read a terse notification from Google, but it has since emerged that the add-on stealthily added features that could be exploited to…

Datum: 6. 2. 2021

Cybercriminals Now Using Plex Media Servers to Amplify DDoS Attacks

A new distributed denial-of-service attack (DDoS) vector has ensnared Plex Media Server systems to amplify malicious traffic against targets to take them offline. "Plex's startup processes unintentionally expose a Plex UPnP-enabled service registration responder to the general Internet, where it can be abused to generate reflection/amplification DDoS attacks," Netscout researchers said in a…

Datum: 6. 2. 2021

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