Researchers Revive 'Foreshadow' Attack by Extending It Beyond L1 Cache

Foreshadow is the name assigned to three speculative execution flaws reported to Intel shortly after the disclosure in January 2018 of the notorious Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities.

Researcher Finds New Office Macro Attacks for MacOS

In most of the macro-based attacks, human intervention on the part of the victim is required at least once, and usually twice.

BEC Campaigns Target Financial Execs via Office 365

A series of business email compromise campaigns has been targeting executives of more than 1,000 companies, most recently in the US and Canada.

FBI issues warning over Windows 7 end-of-life

The FBI says companies running Windows 7 systems are now in greater risk of getting hacked due to a lack of security updates.

NSA warns of security threats from mobile location data

The guidance was rolled out as a warning for Defense Department personnel and others with access to sensitive federal systems, but the NSA noted that it could be “useful to a wide range of users.”

Interpol: Lockbit ransomware attacks affecting American SMBs

American medium-sized companies are actively targeted by LockBit ransomware operators according to an Interpol report on the impact the COVID-19 pandemic had on cybercrime around the world.

Bypassing Windows 10 UAC with mock folders and DLL hijacking

A new technique uses a simplified process of DLL hijacking and mock directories to bypass Windows 10's UAC security feature and run elevated commands without alerting a user.

Phishing Email Uses Google Ad Redirect to Steal Microsoft Credentials

Security researchers came across a phishing email that used a Google Ad redirect as a part of its efforts to steal victims’ Microsoft credentials.

CERT-In: Android malware 'BlackRock' prowling in cyber space, may steal banking data

The malware's target list contains 337 apps including banking and financial applications, and also other popular Android apps that focus on social, communication, networking, and dating platforms.

India: CERT-In warns Windows users of CLOP ransomware threat

CERT-In warns that the CLOP ransomware spreads via fake software updates, trojans, cracks, unofficial software download sources, and spam emails.

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