Month: October 2021

Squid Game Lures Used By Hackers To Plant Dridex Malware

Posted on October 31, 2021 at 5:50 PM A large-scale hacking group known as TA575 has been discovered targeting major US industries through Squid Game-themed emails with laced attachments. According to the report, the threat actors disguise the emails as coming from...

/ October 31, 2021

Police Arrest Suspected Ransomware Hackers Behind 1,800 Attacks Worldwide

12 people have been detained as part of an international law enforcement operation for orchestrating ransomware attacks on critical infrastructure and large organizations that hit over 1,800 victims across 71 countries since 2019, marking the latest action against cybercrime groups....

/ October 30, 2021

Texas Hospital Breached, as Patient Information is Exposed

Posted on October 30, 2021 at 5:19 PM Lavaca Medical Center, a healthcare facility based in Hallettsville, Texas, has reported a data breach on its systems. The report stated that 48,705 patients have been affected in this security breach where...

/ October 30, 2021

Breaking!! Facebook Now Renamed as ‘Meta’

Mark Zuckerberg renamed its social network Facebook to Meta; under this new brand, Zuckerberg assured that they would combine all their apps and technologies. The primary goal of this new brand is to help people connect, find communities and grow...

/ October 30, 2021

Hackers Stole 60 GB Of Data From Acer’s Taiwan Server

Posted on October 29, 2021 at 9:08 PM Taiwanese tech giant Acer has suffered a cyberattack, which is the second hacking incident the company has endured within a few weeks. Desorden, the hacking group claiming to be behind the attack, stated...

/ October 29, 2021

1,000,000 WordPress Websites Affected with OptinMonster Vulnerabilities

Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered recently by the Wordfence Threat Intelligence team in OptinMonster, it’s a popular WordPress plugin that is already installed on more than 1,000,000 WordPress Websites. The vulnerabilities identified in OptinMonster allow an attacker to export sensitive data,...

/ October 29, 2021

DOD’s DIB-VDP Pilot Hits Six Month Milestone

Announcing hacker-powered cloud security for your AWS environment Quickly assess, measure, and remediate cloud application vulnerabilities with AWS Certified hackers. Find out more Hackers Are the Key to Protecting Your AWS Environment Learn how AWS Certified hackers find vulnerabilities other...

/ October 29, 2021

Debunked: Is a subdomain takeover ‘game over’ for companies?

When was the last time you checked DNS configurations for subdomains pointing at services not in use? According to Crowdsource ethical hacker Thomas Chauchefoin, while expired and forgotten subdomains can easily become an entrypoint for an attacker to steal sensitive...

/ October 29, 2021

This New Android Malware Can Gain Root Access to Your Smartphones

An unidentified threat actor has been linked to a new Android malware strain that features the ability to root smartphones and take complete control over infected smartphones while simultaneously taking steps to evade detection. The malware has been named “AbstractEmu”...

/ October 29, 2021

New ‘Shrootless’ Bug Could Let Attackers Install Rootkit on macOS Systems

Microsoft on Thursday disclosed details of a new vulnerability that could allow an attacker to bypass security restrictions in macOS and take complete control of the device to perform arbitrary operations on the device without getting flagged by traditional security...

/ October 29, 2021

Securing your Linux Virtual Private Server | Top 5 Ways To Implement Better Server Security

Linux VPS servers are nowadays widely using a cloud platform that has their own security futures compared to most of their competitors. Storing data in the cloud such as Virtual Private Server (VPS) is a very important thing nowadays to...

/ October 29, 2021

Threat Actors Using Squirrelwaffle Loader to Deploy Qakbot & Cobalt Strike Malware

A new threat emerged recently in the wild that drops malware like Qakbot and Cobalt Strike onto negotiated systems and networks; this new threat is dubbed as “Squirrelwaffle” and threat actors are actively spreading Squirrelwaffle through several malicious email campaigns....

/ October 28, 2021