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  • WannaCry Ransomware Attack: All You Should Know

    WannaCry is ransomware that infects itself by exploiting a vulnerability in the Windows Server Message Block (SMB) protocol. The malware encrypts victims’ data and demands cryptocurrency to decrypt them. WannaCry encrypted hundreds of thousands of devices in over 150 countries in a matter of hours.

  • Job Seekers Targeted in Lazarus Group Hack

    The state-backed Lazarus group in North Korea is targeting job seekers with malware that can run on Apple Macs. The malware was compiled for both Intel and Apple Silicon chipsets, according to security firm ESET. It removed the signed Mach-O executable file from a fake document.

  • Ransomware and SMEs

    Ransomware attacks are increasingly targeting small and medium-sized businesses. Small businesses spend less money on cyber security software and employee training. Many SMEs feel they are too small to be targeted by cybercriminals because they are often unaware of the potential threat, experts say.

  • Two Critical Vulnerabilities Patched by Apple

    Apple releases security updates for iOS, iPad, and Mac platforms. Addresses two zero-day vulnerabilities that attackers have previously used to compromise devices. Latest update brings the total number of zero days patched by Apple to six since the beginning of the year. No information about these attacks has been made public.

  • USB “Rubber Ducky” Attack Tool

    Rubber Ducky can inject commands that a USB device will inject into the target machine. DuckyScript 3.0 is a feature-rich language that allows users to write functions and store variables. It can perform a test to check whether a device is connected to a Windows or Mac computer.

  • Feedzai with Lloyds Banking Group wins Aite-Novarica Fraud Impact Award

    Feedzai has been named the best innovation in transaction fraud monitoring and decision-making. The award highlights how Feedzai allows bank data processing specialists to protect customers from fraud and other scams using a special algorithm and a 360-degree view of pay risks. Financial losses from personal data fraud totaled $ 52 billion last year, affecting 42 million victim consumers.

  • Facebook’s In-app Browser Within iOS Apps Track Anything You Do On Any Website

    Third-party links and ads displayed in iOS apps are displayed through a special built-in browser pre-built into the applications. Facebook and Instagram can monitor everything that happens on a user’s phone on a third-party website without their knowledge. Security researcher discovered by security researcher Felix Krause.

  • MailChimp Security Breach Exposed the Email Addresses of DigitalOcean Customers

    A security breach exposed the email addresses of some customers of DigitalOcean. A small percentage of those customers received an unauthorized password reset. Digital Ocean’s transactional emails from platform delivered through Mailchimp stopped reaching mailboxes. The company confirmed a small number of accounts were targeted by malicious password resets.

  • SOVA Android Banking Malware Adds Ransomware Feature to Encrypt Files

    The Android banking Trojan SOVA (“owl” in Russian) has been actively being developed since September 2021. Sova v4 malware is hidden in fake Android applications that are displayed with the logo of popular applications such as Chrome, Amazon, NFT platform, or others. SVA v4’s (Cleafy) cookie theft mechanism has been redesigned and improved. New module in SOVA v4 is dedicated to the Binance and Trust Wallet exchange (official Binance kriptokoshelku). Researchers say that Sova uses. apk just open the file.

  • Feds: Zeppelin Ransomware Resurfaces with New Compromise, Encryption Tactics

    Zeppelin is a variant of the Delphi-based ransomware family (RaaS), originally known as Vega or VegaLocker. Unlike its predecessor, Zeppelin’s campaigns were much more targeted. Threat actors first targeting technology and healthcare companies in Europe and the U.S.

  • Two Critical Vulnerabilities Patched by Apple

    Apple releases security updates for iOS, iPadOS and Mac platforms. Updates address two zero-day vulnerabilities that attackers have previously used to compromise devices. Latest update brings the total number of zero days patched by Apple to six since the beginning of the year. No information about these attacks has been made public.

  • Chinese Hackers Backdoor Chat App to Steal Data From Windows, Linux & macOS

    Researchers uncovered a Trojan horse version of Mimi that is primarily focused on the Chinese market. This malware is cross-platform and can be used on many platforms. There are links between this malware and the Chinese-backed threat group APT Dec 27, researchers say.

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