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TrickBot Uses Screen Resolution as Anti-VM Checks to Evade Analysis

TrickBot Uses Screen Resolution as Anti-VM Checks to Evade Analysis - Cyware Alerts - Hacker News
The TrickBot trojan malware now checks if the computer's screen resolution is 800x600 or 1024x768, and if it is, TrickBot will terminate to evade analysis.

Hacker Left Ransom Notes on 22,900 Exposed MongoDB Databases

Hacker Left Ransom Notes on 22,900 Exposed MongoDB Databases - Cyware Alerts - Hacker News
A hacker used an automated script to scan for misconfigured MongoDB databases, and followed it by wiping the stored data and leaving behind ransom notes asking for 0.015 bitcoin payment.

POS Malware Leverages DNS for Secret Communications

POS Malware Leverages DNS for Secret Communications - Cyware Alerts - Hacker News
Alina, the Point-of-Sale (PoS)-targeting malware that was first detected in 2012, was seen leveraging DNS protocol for malicious communications with its C2 server.

Maze Ransomware Claims Attack on Xerox Corporation

Maze Ransomware Claims Attack on Xerox Corporation - Cyware Alerts - Hacker News
In the latest incident, the Maze ransomware group has claimed to have infiltrated and stolen data from the printing solutions giant, Xerox Corporation.

FakeSpy Android Malware Targets Legitimate Postal snd Transportation Services

FakeSpy Android Malware Targets Legitimate Postal snd Transportation Services - Cyware Alerts - Hacker News
The FakeSpy malware was using smishing (SMS phishing) messages to lure the victims to click on a malicious link to infiltrate target devices.

Cerberus Hounding Google Play

Cerberus Hounding Google Play - Cyware Alerts - Hacker News
Posing as a currency converter app, the new variant of Cerberus trojan targets Spanish users and has been downloaded more than 10,000 times.

ASP.NET Sites Targeted by Credit Card Skimmers

ASP.NET Sites Targeted by Credit Card Skimmers - Cyware Alerts - Hacker News
A new credit card skimming campaign is targeting websites running ASP.NET; these websites are hosted on Microsoft IIS servers.

Decoding the Impact of Ransomware Attacks on Cities

Decoding the Impact of Ransomware Attacks on Cities - Cyware Alerts - Hacker News
Over the past few years, state and local governments have been facing a deluge of targeted ransomware attacks, resulting in disruption of public services and ransom payments in some cases.

New Bitcoin Scam Uses Celebrity Endorsement Lure to Trick 250,000 Users

New Bitcoin Scam Uses Celebrity Endorsement Lure to Trick 250,000 Users - Cyware Alerts - Hacker News
The three-stage fraud compromised the personal information of 250,000 users by baiting them with fake celebrity endorsements around a crypto investment scheme.

Promethium APT Working its Way Up With New Targeted Countries and Malware

Promethium APT Working its Way Up With New Targeted Countries and Malware - Cyware Alerts - Hacker News
The hacker group was recently found expanding its target set to countries like Vietnam, Cambodia, India, and Canada. Moreover, researchers also found four new trojanized setup files.

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