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FamousSparrow APT Wings in to Spy on Hotels, Governments

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A custom “SparrowDoor” backdoor has allowed the attackers to collect data from targets around the globe. A cyberespionage group dubbed “FamousSparrow” by researchers has taken flight, targeting hotels, governments and...

5 Tips for Achieving Better Cybersecurity Risk Management

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Casey Ellis, founder, CTO and chairman of Bugcrowd, discusses a roadmap for lowering risk from cyberattacks most effectively. When thinking about cybersecurity risk management, think about the last time you...

VMware Warns of Ransomware-Friendly Bug in vCenter Server

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VMware urged immediate patching of the max-severity, arbitrary file upload flaw in Analytics service, which affects all appliances running default 6.5, 6.7 and 7.0 installs. VMware has released a security...

How REvil May Have Ripped Off Its Own Affiliates

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A newly discovered backdoor and double chats could have enabled REvil ransomware-as-a-service operators to hijack victim cases and snatch affiliates’ cuts of ransom payments. There’s no honor between thieves,...

Turla APT Plants Novel Backdoor In Wake of Afghan Unrest

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“TinyTurla,” simply coded malware that hides away as a legitimate Windows service, has flown under the radar for two years. The Turla advanced persistent threat (APT) group is back...

Hackers Are Going ‘Deep-Sea Phishing,’ So What Can You Do About It?

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Nick Kael, CTO at Ericom, discusses how phishing is gaining sophistication and what it means for businesses. Hackers are upping their game, using an approach I call “Deep Sea Phishing,”...

Microsoft MSHTML Flaw Exploited by Ryuk Ransomware Gang

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Microsoft and RiskIQ researchers have identified several campaigns using the recently patched zero-day, reiterating a call for organizations to update affected systems. Criminals behind the Ryuk ransomware were early exploiters...

AT&T Phone-Unlocking Malware Ring Costs Carrier $200M

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With the help of malicious insiders, a fraudster was able to install malware and remotely divorce iPhones and other handsets from the carrier’s U.S. network — all the way...

Financial Cybercrime: Following Cryptocurrency via Public Ledgers

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John Hammond, security researcher with Huntress, discusses a wallet-hijacking RAT, and how law enforcement recovered millions in Bitcoin after the Colonial Pipeline attack. This is Part II of a two-part...

Airline Credential-Theft Takes Off in Widening Campaign

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A spyware effort bent on stealing cookies and logins is being driven by unsophisticated attackers cashing in on the initial-access-broker boom. A two-year-old espionage campaign against the airline industry is...
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