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How Attackers Used Math Symbols to Evade Detection

How Attackers Used Math Symbols to Evade Detection - Cybersecurity news
Experts reported a phishing attempt targeted at Verizon that involves the use of mathematical symbols to bypass anti-phishing systems to acquire users’ Office 365 credentials. The spoofed messages pretend to be a voicemail notification with an embedded Play button. The recent campaign reflects how ... Read More

Chinese Actors Use MysterySnail RAT to Exploit Windows Zero-day

Chinese Actors Use MysterySnail RAT to Exploit Windows Zero-day - Cybersecurity news
Kaspersky unearthed a cyberespionage campaign exploiting a zero-day flaw in Windows to deliver MysterySnail malware and steal data. A connection to a Chinese-speaking APT was also established. Experts recommend organizations stay proactive and ready with adequate security measures.

U.S. and Israeli Defense Tech Firms Targeted by Iranian Actors

U.S. and Israeli Defense Tech Firms Targeted by Iranian Actors - Cybersecurity news
Iran-linked hackers were found conducting extensive password spraying attacks against Office 365 accounts of defense technology and global maritime firms in the U.S. and Israel. The group attempts to gain access to commercial satellite imagery and proprietary shipping plans/logs. Microsoft notifie ... Read More

Avoid Using Wildcard TLS Certificates, Warns NSA

Avoid Using Wildcard TLS Certificates, Warns NSA - Cybersecurity news
The NSA clued in organizations against the use of wildcard TLS certificates that may lead to a widespread attack on an organization, as well as invite the new ALPACA TLS attack. According to researchers, around 119,000 web servers are still exposed to the new ALPACA attacks.

Fake Android Apps Steal Credentials from Japanese Telecom Users

Fake Android Apps Steal Credentials from Japanese Telecom Users - Cybersecurity news
An Android-based phishing campaign was observed targeting customers of telecommunication services based in Japan. The malware-laced fake app steals credentials and session cookies. Experts recommend bypass such risks by avoiding apps downloads from unknown third-party stores.

TrickBot’s FIN12 is Claiming Victims at Higher Rate

TrickBot’s FIN12 is Claiming Victims at Higher Rate - Cybersecurity news
New Mandiant report claims FIN12 has been dropping Ryuk ransomware rapidly across multiple sectors, with one in five victims in the healthcare sector. It targets organizations that have annual revenues over $300 million, with an average of almost $6 billion. The report found that the average time F ... Read More

Trickbot Continues to Stay Strong Despite the Recent Arrest of Gang Members

Trickbot Continues to Stay Strong Despite the Recent Arrest of Gang Members - Cybersecurity news
Ever since its re-emergence following the major takedown in 2020, the operators have released new and more persistent versions of the malware to claim successful attacks on victims. 

Freakout Botnet Unleashes a New Bunch of Attacks

Freakout Botnet Unleashes a New Bunch of Attacks - Cybersecurity news
Towards the end of September 2021, researchers at Juniper Threat Labs observed new activity from FreakOut aka 3Cr0m0rPh that resulted in the takeover of Visual Tools DVR.

REvil Accounts for Way Too Many Ransomware Attacks

REvil Accounts for Way Too Many Ransomware Attacks - Cybersecurity news
Years of malicious activities have finally put ransomware gangs at the top-tier of cybercrimes. While some gangs were forced to shut down or rebrand, new gangs kept popping up.

Telegram Bots Used in Latest Campaigns to Steal OTPs

Telegram Bots Used in Latest Campaigns to Steal OTPs - Cybersecurity news
The bots are used to automatically call targets as a part of a phishing scam and lure them to giving up their OTP codes. Other bots are targeting social media users in SIM swapping and phishing attempts.  

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