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Researchers Warn of a New Golang-based Botnet Under Continuous Development

Cybersecurity researchers have unpacked a new Golang-based botnet called Kraken that's under active development and features an array of backdoor capabilities to siphon sensitive information from compromised Windows hosts. "Kraken already features the ability to download and execute secondary payloads, run shell commands, and take screenshots of the victim's system," threat intelligence firm…

Datum: 17. 2. 2022

Moses Staff Hackers Targeting Israeli Organizations for Cyber Espionage

The politically motivated Moses Staff hacker group has been observed using a custom multi-component toolset with the goal of carrying out espionage against its targets as part of a new campaign that exclusively singles out Israeli organizations. First publicly documented in late 2021, Moses Staff is believed to be sponsored by the Iranian government, with attacks reported against entities in…

Datum: 17. 2. 2022

U.S. Says Russian Hackers Stealing Sensitive Data from Defense Contractors

State-sponsored actors backed by the Russian government regularly targeted the networks of several U.S. cleared defense contractors (CDCs) to acquire proprietary documents and other confidential information pertaining to the country's defense and intelligence programs and capabilities. The sustained espionage campaign is said to have commenced at least two years ago from January 2020, according…

Datum: 17. 2. 2022

[Webinar] When More Is Not Better: Solving Alert Overload

The increasing volume and sophistication of cyberattacks have naturally led many companies to invest in additional cybersecurity technologies. We know that expanded threat detection capabilities are necessary for protection, but they have also led to several unintended consequences. The “more is not always better” adage fits this situation perfectly. An upcoming webinar by cybersecurity company…

Datum: 16. 2. 2022

Trickbot Malware Targeted Customers of 60 High-Profile Companies Since 2020

The notorious TrickBot malware is targeting customers of 60 financial and technology companies, including cryptocurrency firms, primarily located in the U.S., even as its operators have updated the botnet with new anti-analysis features. "TrickBot is a sophisticated and versatile malware with more than 20 modules that can be downloaded and executed on demand," Check Point researchers Aliaksandr…

Datum: 16. 2. 2022

VMware Issues Security Patches for High-Severity Flaws Affecting Multiple Products

VMware on Tuesday patched several high-severity vulnerabilities impacting ESXi, Workstation, Fusion, Cloud Foundation, and NSX Data Center for vSphere that could be exploited to execute arbitrary code and cause a denial-of-service (DoS) condition. As of writing, there's no evidence that any of the weaknesses are exploited in the wild. The list of six flaws is as follows – …

Datum: 16. 2. 2022

EU Data Protection Watchdog Calls for Ban on Pegasus-like Commercial Spyware

The European Union's data protection authority on Tuesday called for a ban on the development and the use of Pegasus-like commercial spyware in the region, calling out the technology's "unprecedented level of intrusiveness" that could endanger users' right to privacy. "Pegasus constitutes a paradigm shift in terms of access to private communications and devices, which is able to affect the very…

Datum: 16. 2. 2022

High-Severity RCE Security Bug Reported in Apache Cassandra Database Software

Researchers have revealed details of a now-patched high-severity security vulnerability in Apache Cassandra that, if left unaddressed, could be abused to gain remote code execution on affected installations. "This Apache security vulnerability is easy to exploit and has the potential to wreak havoc on systems, but luckily only manifests in non-default configurations of Cassandra," Omer Kaspi,…

Datum: 16. 2. 2022

Facebook Agrees to Pay $90 Million to Settle Decade-Old Privacy Violation Case

Meta Platforms has agreed to pay $90 million to settle a lawsuit over the company's use of cookies to allegedly track Facebook users' internet activity even after they had logged off from the platform. In addition, the social media company will be required to delete all of the data it illegally collected from those users. The development was first reported by Variety. The…

Datum: 16. 2. 2022

Researchers Link ShadowPad Malware Attacks to Chinese Ministry and PLA

Cybersecurity researchers have detailed the inner workings of ShadowPad, a sophisticated and modular backdoor that has been adopted by a growing number of Chinese threat groups in recent years, while also linking it to the country's civilian and military intelligence agencies. "ShadowPad is decrypted in memory using a custom decryption algorithm," researchers from Secureworks said in a report…

Datum: 15. 2. 2022

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