Category: Hacking

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, […]

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) […]