Saturday, June 12, 2021

Trends, Reports, Analysis

Uni of Hertfordshire is the latest cyberattack victim Suffers Outage of IT systems

The University of Hertfordshire in the UK has been hit by a cyber-attack that has taken down its entire IT network as well as blocking access to its cloud-based services. The attack, which began at just before 22:00 on Wednesday,...

NimzaLoader malware was written Nim Programming Language to be less detected

NimzaLoader malware is unusual because it's written in a programming language rarely used by cybercriminals - which could make it harder to detect and defend against. "Malware developers may choose to use a rare programming language to avoid detection, as...

Microsoft Exchange zero-day exploited in attacks against US local governments

Ongoing investigations into the active use of four Microsoft Exchange bugs has revealed attacks against US local government agencies. On March 2, Microsoft warned that the current risk of zero-days - now tracked such as CVE-2021-26855, CVE-2021-26857, CVE-2021-26858, and CVE-2021-27065...

Hackers ask 500 Bitcoin ransom from Tether

Tether, the issuer of the USDT stablecoin, claims to have received a ransom note asking for 500 bitcoin (currently worth about USD $22 million), lest documents are made public that could “harm the bitcoin ecosystem.” Tether has revealed a ransomware demand in which threat...

Flash version was distributed in China after EOL installing adware

Although the Flash Player app has officially reached its final date on December 31, 2020, Adobe has allowed a local Chinese company to continue distributing Flash within China, where the app remains a major part of the local IT...

Chinese hackers had access to U.S. hacking tools and cloned an attack tool

Chinese threat actors "cloned" and used a Windows zero-day exploit stolen from the NSA's Equation Group for years before the privilege escalation flaw was patched, researchers say.  On August 13, 2016, a hacking unit calling itself "The Shadow Brokers" announced...

Supply chain attacks are on the rise: NCSC warns

Addressing big business and government agencies, the UK's National Cyber ​​Security Center (NCSC) has issued a warning that attacks on software pipelines "could have a significant impact." The compromise of SolarWinds's updates, which the US says was "likely" carried out...

This malicious Android app hijacked millions of devices after one update

In only one update, the popular barcode scanner app on Google Play has been transformed into malware and has been able to hijack up to 10 million devices. Barcode Scanner by Lavabird Ltd. was an Android app available in the...

Mozilla will roll out its VPN service in Germany and France in Q1 2021

Mozilla is expected to expand its virtual private network (VPN) offering in Germany and France by the end of Q1 2021, which includes the first extension of the service within the EU. The move comes after a browser maker officially...

Ransom payments are declining as many victims decide not to pay

A high percentage of ransom victims choose to opt-out of pay the ransom amounts but don't assume that the ransom will go away anytime soon. The ransom rate paid to cyber criminals following a ransomware attack dropped as more and...

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An error of coding results attacker will delete a live video of Facebook

Facebook has solved the problem of Programming errors on live video services that allow attackers to successfully remove video...

What is a Cyber Attack or Virtual Attack

Firstly We Wil Discuss About Cyberattack or we will also say virtual attack. A Cyberattack is a type of attack that will be done...

Firefox 88 start disabling FTP with removal set for Firefox 90

Firefox 88 update has disabled File Transfer Protocol (FTP) support completely from the browser. The handling of clicking on FTP links from within Firefox...

Google Project Zero giving The 30-day grace period for user patch adoption

Google Project Zero will be shifting from a fairly hard 90-day deadline to a new model that incorporates a new 30-day grace period to...

Parking app ParkMobile experiences data breach of 21M Users

The popular mobile app that drivers use to pay and find available public parking in Pittsburgh and in other cities experienced a data breach...