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New Cryptojacking Malware Targeting Apache, Oracle, Redis Servers

A financially-motivated threat actor notorious for its cryptojacking attacks has leveraged a revised version of their malware to target cloud infrastructures using vulnerabilities in web server technologies, according to new research. Deployed by the China-based cybercrime group Rocke, the Pro-Ocean cryptojacking malware now comes with improved rootkit and worm capabilities, as well as harbors…

Datum: 1. 2. 2021

Google Discloses Severe Bug in Libgcrypt Encryption Library—Impacting Many Projects

A "severe" vulnerability in GNU Privacy Guard (GnuPG)'s Libgcrypt encryption software could have allowed an attacker to write arbitrary data to the target machine, potentially leading to remote code execution. The flaw, which affects version 1.9.0 of libgcrypt, was discovered on January 28 by Tavis Ormandy of Project Zero, a security research unit within Google dedicated to finding zero-day bugs…

Datum: 1. 2. 2021

Google uncovers new iOS security feature Apple quietly added after zero-day attacks

Google Project Zero on Thursday disclosed details of a new security mechanism that Apple quietly added to iOS 14 as a countermeasure to prevent attacks that were recently found to leverage zero-days in its messaging app. Dubbed "BlastDoor," the improved sandbox system for iMessage data was disclosed by Samuel Groß, a security researcher with Project Zero, a team of security researchers at Google…

Datum: 29. 1. 2021

New CISOs Survey Reveals How Small Cybersecurity Teams Can Confront 2021

The pressure on small to medium-sized enterprises to protect their organizations against cyberthreats is astronomical. These businesses face the same threats as the largest enterprises, experience the same (relative) damages and consequences when breaches occur as the largest enterprises but are forced to protect their organizations with a fraction of the resources as the largest enterprises. …

Datum: 29. 1. 2021

Hezbollah Hacker Group Targeted Telecoms, Hosting, ISPs Worldwide

A "persistent attacker group" with alleged ties to Hezbollah has retooled its malware arsenal with a new version of a remote access Trojan (RAT) to break into companies worldwide and extract valuable information. In a new report published by the ClearSky research team on Thursday, the Israeli cybersecurity firm said it identified at least 250 public-facing web servers since early 2020 that have…

Datum: 29. 1. 2021

Italy CERT Warns of a New Credential Stealing Android Malware

Researchers have disclosed a new family of Android malware that abuses accessibility services in the device to hijack user credentials and record audio and video. Dubbed "Oscorp" by Italy's CERT-AGID, the malware "induce(s) the user to install an accessibility service with which [the attackers] can read what is present and what is typed on the screen." So named because of the title of the login…

Datum: 28. 1. 2021

Authorities Seize Dark-Web Site Linked to the Netwalker Ransomware

U.S. and Bulgarian authorities this week took control of the dark web site used by the NetWalker ransomware cybercrime group to publish data stolen from its victims. "We are striking back against the growing threat of ransomware by not only bringing criminal charges against the responsible actors, but also disrupting criminal online infrastructure and, wherever possible, recovering ransom…

Datum: 28. 1. 2021

European Authorities Disrupt Emotet — World's Most Dangerous Malware

Law enforcement agencies from as many as eight countries dismantled the infrastructure of Emotet, a notorious email-based Windows malware behind several botnet-driven spam campaigns and ransomware attacks over the past decade. The coordinated takedown of the botnet on Tuesday — dubbed "Operation Ladybird" — is the result of a joint effort between authorities in the Netherlands, Germany, the U.S.…

Datum: 28. 1. 2021

New Docker Container Escape Bug Affects Microsoft Azure Functions

Cybersecurity researcher Paul Litvak today disclosed an unpatched vulnerability in Microsoft Azure Functions that could be used by an attacker to escalate privileges and escape the Docker container used for hosting them. The findings come as part of Intezer Lab's investigations into the Azure compute infrastructure. Following disclosure to Microsoft, the Windows maker is said to have "determined…

Datum: 27. 1. 2021

Warning Issued Over Hackable ADT's LifeShield Home Security Cameras

Newly discovered security vulnerabilities in ADT's Blue (formerly LifeShield) home security cameras could have been exploited to hijack both audio and video streams. The vulnerabilities (tracked as CVE-2020-8101) were identified in the video doorbell camera by Bitdefender researchers in February 2020 before they were eventually addressed on August 17, 2020. LifeShield was acquired by…

Datum: 27. 1. 2021

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