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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 9th, 2018
Email Stealing Emotet Banking Trojan Resurrected in New Extensive Spam Campaign

Email Stealing Emotet Banking Trojan Resurrected in New Extensive Spam Campaign

Mostly targets the Americas, the UK, Turkey and South Africa

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 9th, 2018
Ransomware Still the Top Malware Threat During 2018 According to Europol

Ransomware Still the Top Malware Threat During 2018 According to Europol

Private and public organizations still plagued by DDoS

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 9th, 2018
VMware Patches Critical Guest-to-Host Escape Issue in ESXi, Workstation, Fusion

VMware Patches Critical Guest-to-Host Escape Issue in ESXi, Workstation, Fusion

Guest-to-host escape issue present when vmxnet3 is enabled

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 8th, 2018
SMiShing Scheme Uses Fake Android Banking App to Steal Identifiers and SMS Data

SMiShing Scheme Uses Fake Android Banking App to Steal Identifiers and SMS Data

Stolen data already used to attack previous users

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 8th, 2018
Hackers Charged for Creating 6K Strong Cryptojacking Network

Hackers Charged for Creating 6K Strong Cryptojacking Network

This is a cryptojacking South Korean premiere

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 8th, 2018
Dharma Ransomware Hits Altus Baytown Hospital's Systems

Dharma Ransomware Hits Altus Baytown Hospital's Systems

All data was rescued following an internal investigation

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 8th, 2018
3.6 Billion Records Exposed in Data Breaches Until the End September 2018

3.6 Billion Records Exposed in Data Breaches Until the End September 2018

Down by 49% relative to the same time interval from 2017

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 8th, 2018
Most Enterprises Fail to Implement Proper Protection Against Phishing Attacks

Most Enterprises Fail to Implement Proper Protection Against Phishing Attacks

Nearly all businesses are attacked 50+ times per month

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 8th, 2018
Man Pleads Guilty to Sony PlayStation Network DoS Attacks, Faces 10 Years Jail

Man Pleads Guilty to Sony PlayStation Network DoS Attacks, Faces 10 Years Jail

He was also behind the LoL, Dota 2, and Battle.net attacks

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 7th, 2018
3,2 Million New Android Malicious Apps Detected Until the End of Q3 2018

3,2 Million New Android Malicious Apps Detected Until the End of Q3 2018

12K new Android malware samples identified per day

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 7th, 2018
Healthcare Targeted by 37 Percent of All Ransomware Attacks in Q3 2018

Healthcare Targeted by 37 Percent of All Ransomware Attacks in Q3 2018

SMBs were the ones attacked in 71% of incidents

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 7th, 2018
Security Researcher Drops VirtualBox Guest-to-Host Escape Zero-Day on GitHub

Security Researcher Drops VirtualBox Guest-to-Host Escape Zero-Day on GitHub

The disclosed vulnerability affects all guest and host OSs

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 7th, 2018
nginx Security Issues Expose More than 14 Million Servers to DoS Attacks

nginx Security Issues Expose More than 14 Million Servers to DoS Attacks

The vulnerabilities reside in the HTTP/2 and MP4 modules

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 7th, 2018
Bitcoin Cryptojacking Attack Forces University to Disable Entire Network

Bitcoin Cryptojacking Attack Forces University to Disable Entire Network

Investigation also looked for potential personal info theft

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 7th, 2018
Browser Locker Downloads and Decodes Itself On the Fly to Avoid Detection

Browser Locker Downloads and Decodes Itself On the Fly to Avoid Detection

Scammers use new obfuscation method to deceive victims

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 6th, 2018
Hack the Air Force 3.0 Bug Bounty Announced by USAF

Hack the Air Force 3.0 Bug Bounty Announced by USAF

Program to focus on Air Force-owned cloud environment apps

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 6th, 2018
Holiday Suppliers Already Under Assault by Fileless Malware Campaign

Holiday Suppliers Already Under Assault by Fileless Malware Campaign

Attackers use the NetwiredRC backdoor to compromise victims

 
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