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Hacking, Security

2022: The year of software supply chain security

January 4, 2022

Via: Info World

If 2020 was the year that we became acutely aware of the consumer goods supply chain (toilet paper, anyone? Anyone?), then 2021 was the year that the software supply chain rose in our collective consciousness. In perhaps the most infamous […]


Hacking, Security

Detecting Evasive Malware on IoT Devices Using Electromagnetic Emanations

January 3, 2022

Via: The Hacker News

Cybersecurity researchers have proposed a novel approach that leverages electromagnetic field emanations from the Internet of Things (IoT) devices as a side-channel to glean precise knowledge about the different kinds of malware targeting the embedded systems, even in scenarios where […]


Hacking, Security

Multi-platform spyware tracks users across Windows and Android

November 30, 2021

Via: Techradar

While investigating an ongoing malware campaign, cybersecurity researchers have discovered new spyware with variants that work on both Android devices and Windows computers. Named Chinotto, the malware was discovered by researchers at Kaspersky, who believe it is being used by […]


Hacking, Security

Hackers inject malicious code into another popular npm library

November 5, 2021

Via: Techradar

Coa, a popular library found on npm, a manager for the JavaScript programming language, has been hijacked and used to spread malicious code, reports have claimed. According to Bleeping Computer, the attack on coa – short for Command-Option-Argument, impacted countless […]


Hacking, Security

Hackers hijack web hosting service to extort customers

November 2, 2021

Via: Techradar

A cyberattack on Israeli web hosting provider Cyberserve has disrupted several websites and could have grievous repercussions thanks to the attackers stealing sensitive personally identifiable information (PII) about its clients, some of whom aren’t aligned with the views of the […]


Hacking, Security

Hacker Group Claims Responsibility for Acer Security Breach Affecting Millions of Users

October 16, 2021

Via: Tom's Hardware

Hacker group Desorden (Spanish for disorder) via a forum post claimed responsibility for a full-fledged hacking maneuver targeting Acer’s server cluster in India. The hack, which took place on October 5th, led Desorden to claim it has obtained around 60 […]


Hacking, Security

A new Apple Pay flaw allows hackers to steal money from your locked iPhone

September 30, 2021

Via: TechSpot

A group of researchers at the Birmingham and Surrey Universities in the UK have revealed a new iPhone flaw that allows attackers to perform unauthorized contactless payments by exploiting a weakness in Apple Pay’s Express Transit feature while using a […]


Hacking, Security

New Android Malware Targeting US, Canadian Users with COVID-19 Lures

September 23, 2021

Via: Hacker News

An “insidious” new SMS smishing malware has been found targeting Android mobile users in the U.S. and Canada as part of a new campaign that uses SMS text message lures related to COVID-19 regulations and vaccine information in an attempt […]


Hacking, Security

Beware! New Android Malware Hacks Thousands of Facebook Accounts

August 9, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

A new Android trojan has been found to compromise Facebook accounts of over 10,000 users in at least 144 countries since March 2021 via fraudulent apps distributed through Google Play Store and other third-party app marketplaces. Dubbed “FlyTrap,” the previously […]


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This devious Mac malware has developers in its crosshairs

July 26, 2021

Via: Techradar

Malware analysts have shared new details about the infamous XCSSET malware that targets Mac devices around the world. XCSSET first came into the spotlight in August 2020, when it was spotted inside Apple projects developed using the free Xcode integrated […]