Cyber Security

May 21, 2024NewsroomCloud Security / Data Security A new attack campaign dubbed CLOUD#REVERSER has been observed leveraging legitimate cloud storage services like Google Drive and Dropbox to stage malicious payloads. “The VBScript and PowerShell scripts in the CLOUD#REVERSER inherently involves command-and-control-like activities by using Google Drive and Dropbox as staging platforms to manage file uploads
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May 15, 2024NewsroomAndroid Security / Malware Google is unveiling a set of new features in Android 15 to prevent malicious apps installed on the device from capturing sensitive data. This constitutes an update to the Play Integrity API that third-party app developers can take advantage of to secure their applications against malware. “Developers can check
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May 14, 2024NewsroomLocation Tracking / Privacy Apple and Google on Monday officially announced the rollout of a new feature that notifies users across both iOS and Android if a Bluetooth tracking device is being used to stealthily keep tabs on them without their knowledge or consent. “This will help mitigate the misuse of devices designed
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May 13, 2024NewsroomVulnerability / IoT Security Cybersecurity researchers have disclosed multiple security flaws in Cinterion cellular modems that could be potentially exploited by threat actors to access sensitive information and achieve code execution. “These vulnerabilities include critical flaws that permit remote code execution and unauthorized privilege escalation, posing substantial risks to integral communication networks and
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May 10, 2024NewsroomBrowser Security / Vulnerability Google on Thursday released security updates to address a zero-day flaw in Chrome that it said has been actively exploited in the wild. Tracked as CVE-2024-4671, the high-severity vulnerability has been described as a case of use-after-free in the Visuals component. It was reported by an anonymous researcher on
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May 07, 2024NewsroomOnline Security / Data Breach Google on Monday announced that it’s simplifying the process of enabling two-factor authentication (2FA) for users with personal and Workspace accounts. Also called, 2-Step Verification (2SV), it aims to add an extra layer of security to users’ accounts to prevent takeover attacks in case the passwords are stolen.
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Czechia and Germany on Friday revealed that they were the target of a long-term cyber espionage campaign conducted by the Russia-linked nation-state actor known as APT28, drawing condemnation from the European Union (E.U.), the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the U.K., and the U.S. The Czech Republic’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA), in a statement,
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May 02, 2024NewsroomCyber Attack / Data Breach Cloud storage services provider Dropbox on Wednesday disclosed that Dropbox Sign (formerly HelloSign) was breached by unidentified threat actors, who accessed emails, usernames, and general account settings associated with all users of the digital signature product. The company, in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
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May 01, 2024NewsroomMalware / Android Cybersecurity researchers have discovered a previously undocumented malware targeting Android devices that uses compromised WordPress sites as relays for its actual command-and-control (C2) servers for detection evasion. The malware, codenamed Wpeeper, is an ELF binary that leverages the HTTPS protocol to secure its C2 communications. “Wpeeper is a typical backdoor
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May 01, 2024NewsroomFinancial Crime / Forensic Analysis A forensic analysis of a graph dataset containing transactions on the Bitcoin blockchain has revealed clusters associated with illicit activity and money laundering, including detecting criminal proceeds sent to a crypto exchange and previously unknown wallets belonging to a Russian darknet market. The findings come from Elliptic in
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Apr 30, 2024NewsroomDocker Hub / Supply Chain Attack Cybersecurity researchers have discovered multiple campaigns targeting Docker Hub by planting millions of malicious “imageless” containers over the past five years, once again underscoring how open-source registries could pave the way for supply chain attacks. “Over four million of the repositories in Docker Hub are imageless and
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Apr 27, 2024NewsroomCyber Attack / Malware Cybersecurity researchers have discovered a targeted operation against Ukraine that has been found leveraging a nearly seven-year-old flaw in Microsoft Office to deliver Cobalt Strike on compromised systems. The attack chain, which took place at the end of 2023 according to Deep Instinct, employs a PowerPoint slideshow file (“signal-2023-12-20-160512.ppsx”)
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Apr 26, 2024NewsroomSupply Chain Attack / Software Security Several security vulnerabilities disclosed in Brocade SANnav storage area network (SAN) management application could be exploited to compromise susceptible appliances. The 18 flaws impact all versions up to and including 2.3.0, according to independent security researcher Pierre Barre, who discovered and reported them. The issues range from
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