Category: Hacking

Hacking, Security

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 […]

Hacking, Security

Cyber espionage by Chinese hackers in neighbouring nations is on the rise

June 18, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

A string of cyber espionage campaigns dating all the way back to 2014 and focused on gathering military intelligence from neighbouring countries have been linked to a Chinese military-intelligence apparatus. In a wide-ranging report published by Massachusetts-headquartered Recorded Future this […]

Cybersecurity, Gadgets, Hacking, Mobile, Security, Smartphones

Mobile devices are being attacked more frequently than ever before

June 16, 2021

Via: Techradar

A large number of IT decision makers believe their organizations are more vulnerable to cyberattacks on business smartphones than ever before. A survey over 600 IT decision makers commissioned by Menlo Security found that while a majority of the respondents […]

Hacking, Security

New malware lets hackers secretly take screenshots of your Mac, but Apple has a fix

May 25, 2021

Via: Mashable

Mac users will want to update to the latest version of Mac OS as soon as possible. The update patches a security flaw that allows hackers to secretly take screenshots of your computer screen. The malware XCSSET was first uncovered […]

Hacking, Privacy, Security

Can Data Protection Systems Prevent Data At Rest Leakage?

May 13, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

Protection against insider risks works when the process involves controlling the data transfer channels or examining data sources. One approach involves preventing USB flash drives from being copied or sending them over email. The second one concerns preventing leakage or […]

Hacking, Security

Chinese Hackers Attacking Military Organizations With New Backdoor

April 29, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

Bad actors with suspected ties to China have been behind a wide-ranging cyberespionage campaign targeting military organizations in Southeast Asia for nearly two years, according to new research. Attributing the attacks to a threat actor dubbed “Naikon APT,” cybersecurity firm […]

Hacking, Security

Joker Trojan, a dangerous Android virus, infects Huawei

April 12, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Joker mobile malware has been around for a few years now, posing a constant threat to Android smartphones. Once downloaded, this particular breed of virus automatically subscribes you to various premium mobile subscriptions, forcing you to pay an arm and […]

Cybersecurity, Hacking, Security

Hackers Exploit Unpatched VPNs to Install Ransomware on Industrial Targets

April 8, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

Unpatched Fortinet VPN devices are being targeted in a series of attacks against industrial enterprises in Europe to deploy a new strain of ransomware called “Cring” inside corporate networks. At least one of the hacking incidents led to the temporary […]

Hacking, Privacy, Security

Does email security need a human solution or a tech solution?

March 12, 2021

Via: Computer Weekly

Malicious emails are an increasing challenge faced by organisations all over the world. According to research from US telecoms giant Verizon, email was the primary delivery method for 94% of malware in 2019, while statistics from UK-based software firm Egress […]

Computing, Hacking, Hardware, Security

Malware Can Exploit New Flaw in Intel CPUs to Launch Side-Channel Attacks

March 8, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

A new research has yielded yet another means to pilfer sensitive data by exploiting what’s the first “on-chip, cross-core” side-channel in Intel Coffee Lake and Skylake processors. Published by a group of academics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, […]