Category: Hacking

Hacking, Security

Chinese Hackers Using Firefox Extension to Spy On Tibetan Organizations

February 25, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

Cybersecurity researchers today unwrapped a new campaign aimed at spying on vulnerable Tibetan communities globally by deploying a malicious Firefox extension on target systems. “Threat actors aligned with the Chinese Communist Party’s state interests delivered a customized malicious Mozilla Firefox […]

Cybersecurity, Hacking, Security

New Cryptojacking Malware Targeting Apache, Oracle, Redis Servers

February 1, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

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 […]

Computing, Hacking, Operating Systems, Security

This Linux malware uses open source software to hide its malicious processes

January 28, 2021

Via: Techradar

Security researchers have discovered that a notorious threat group has upgraded its arsenal with a new tool that enable its malware to avoid detection in Linux. Researchers at AT&T’s Alien Labs report that the TeamTNT cybercrime group, known for its […]

Hacking, Security

New Attack Could Let Remote Hackers Target Devices On Internal Networks

January 27, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

A newly devised variant of the NAT Slipstreaming attack can be leveraged to compromise and expose any device in an internal network, according to the latest research. Detailed by enterprise IoT security firm Armis, the new attack (CVE-2020-16043 and CVE-2021-23961) […]

Cybersecurity, Hacking, Security

Google warns of ‘novel social engineering method’ used to hack security researchers

January 26, 2021

Via: The Verge

Government-backed hackers based in North Korea are targeting individual security researchers through a number of means including a “novel social engineering method,” Google’s Threat Analysis Group is reporting. The campaign has reportedly been ongoing for several months, and worryingly appears […]

Hacking, Privacy, Security

Hackers Accidentally Expose Passwords Stolen From Businesses On the Internet

January 21, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

A new large-scale phishing campaign targeting global organizations has been found to bypass Microsoft Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) and steal credentials belonging to over a thousand corporate employees. The cyber offensive is said to have originated in August […]

Hacking, Security

Software AG caught in double extortion ransomware hit

October 12, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

German software giant Software AG is racing to contain a major data leak resulting from a double extortion attack that saw its files encrypted and stolen by the operators of the Clop ransomware. The firm first came under attack on […]

Hacking, Security

Hackers can now clone your keys just by listening to them with a smartphone

August 20, 2020

Via: Mashable

Every time you unlock your front door, your key whispers a small, but audible, secret. Hackers finally learned how to listen. Researchers at the National University of Singapore published a paper earlier this year detailing how, using only a smartphone […]

Computing, Hacking, Privacy, Security, Software & Applications

Under the spotlight, video apps rush to strengthen security

April 28, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

With widespread attention focused on the likes of Zoom and other unified communications and collaboration (UCC) applications during the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic, the sector is moving to address privacy and security problems more quickly than is typical in the industry, […]

Hacking, Privacy, Security

Advanced malware for Android can steal PINs, patterns and 2FA codes for Google Authenticator

February 27, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

Cybersecurity shouldn’t be taken lightly, especially with all the personal information we have on our devices. Two-factor authentication (2FA) is a great way to keep your accounts safe but it seems criminals have found a way around that method as […]