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What’s Going on with FinServ? Cybersecurity Edition

What’s Going on with FinServ? Cybersecurity Edition - Cyware Alerts - Hacker News
The financial services sector has been hit by cybercriminals again and again - ranging from ransomware attacks to DDoS attacks to phishing. There is a 3.5 times increase (257%) in web app and API attacks, year-over-year. 32% of organizations in the financial services sector observed accidental ... Read More

Chinese Group UNC4191 Uses USB Devices to Target Philippines

Chinese Group UNC4191 Uses USB Devices to Target Philippines - Cyware Alerts - Hacker News
China-linked cyberespionage group UNC4191 has been observed targeting public and private entities in Southeast Asia, Asia-Pacific, the U.S., and Europe, with increased attention on the Philippines. Hackers attempt to steal data from air-gapped systems through self-replicating malware on USB drives. ... Read More

Advanced Phishing Campaign Targets the UAE Organizations

Advanced Phishing Campaign Targets the UAE Organizations - Cyware Alerts - Hacker News
CloudSEK released a new advisory about a previously disclosed phishing campaign against the UAE government. The team suggested that the campaign appears to be more substantive than believed earlier. Security experts have noted an additional cluster of phishing domains—camouflaged as the Ministry of ... Read More

Beware of These Threats Surrounding FIFA World Cup

Beware of These Threats Surrounding FIFA World Cup - Cyware Alerts - Hacker News
Cybercriminals are targeting World Cup fans through unauthorized Hayya Cards and FIFA-themed crypto tokens and coins. Cybercriminals are also selling stolen credit card details to conduct unauthorized transactions. Please take a look at the various kinds of threats and their impact on organizations ... Read More

Low-profile Ransomware Rebrands & Shines as New Trigona Ransomware

Low-profile Ransomware Rebrands & Shines as New Trigona Ransomware - Cyware Alerts - Hacker News
A previously reported ransomware strain has been rebranded as Trigona and researchers claimed to have found multiple victims of the new strain. Moreover, hackers behind it have released a new negotiation site on Tor where they ask for ransom in Monero. However, It remains obscure how hackers penetr ... Read More

WASP Malware Abuses TikTok Challenge to Steal Credentials, Crypto wallets

WASP Malware Abuses TikTok Challenge to Steal Credentials, Crypto wallets - Cyware Alerts - Hacker News
The ‘Invisible Body' challenge on TikTok is being exploited by cybercriminals to install malware on thousands of devices through a fake software offer. The fake software, in fact, installs the WASP Stealer malware. Through this, hackers attempt to pilfer passwords and compromise cryptocurrency wall ... Read More

Android App Symoo Exfiltrates SMS Data for Fake Account Creation

Android App Symoo Exfiltrates SMS Data for Fake Account Creation - Cyware Alerts - Hacker News
Evina researcher Maxime Ingrao uncovered Symoo, a fake Android SMS app with 100,000 downloads. It acts as an SMS relay service for account creation for the likes of Google, Instagram, Microsoft, Telegram, and Facebook. It was observed that Symoo exfiltrates SMS data to a domain in use by another ap ... Read More

Hackers Actively Abuse Vulnerability in Fortinet Products

Hackers Actively Abuse Vulnerability in Fortinet Products - Cyware Alerts - Hacker News
Attackers are abusing a critical authentication bypass vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2022-40684 in multiple versions of Fortinet Products, including FortiOS, FortiProxy, and FortiSwitchManager. Researchers found that there are over a hundred thousand FortiGate firewalls exposed over the internet th ... Read More

CISA Adds Two Actively Exploited Flaws to its Catalog

CISA Adds Two Actively Exploited Flaws to its Catalog - Cyware Alerts - Hacker News
The CISA urged users' attention toward a high-severity bug in Oracle Fusion Middleware that is under heavy exploitation by hackers. A hacker could completely take over Access Manager instances by abusing the flaw. The CISA has also added s Google Chrome bug that can be abused to take control of sys ... Read More

Cryptonite and Punisher - An Analysis of New Ransomware

Cryptonite and Punisher - An Analysis of New Ransomware - Cyware Alerts - Hacker News
The threat landscape is constantly evolving with new ransomware. FortiGuard Labs and Cyble spotted new Cryptonite and Punisher ransomware variants. The latter targeted users in Chile. Cryptonite is a free and open-source ransomware kit that can be downloaded by anyone willing to deploy it.  Pu ... Read More

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