Month: February 2022

New Malware Through Microsoft’s Official Store Infected Over 5,000 Machines

The cybersecurity company Check Point of Israel has spotted a new malware and named it Electron Bot. This malware has the ability to control different social media accounts that are specifically being distributed via Microsoft’s official app store. The most...

/ February 28, 2022

100 Million Samsung Galaxy Phones Affected with Flawed Hardware Encryption Feature

A group of academics from Tel Aviv University have disclosed details of now-patched “severe” design flaws affecting about 100 million Android-based Samsung smartphones that could have resulted in the extraction of secret cryptographic keys. The shortcomings are the result of...

/ February 28, 2022

Fileless Malware SockDetour Remain stealthily on Compromised Windows servers

The cybersecurity researchers of Unit 42 have tracked an APT campaign and in that, they have noted a tool named SockDetour.  It is a backup backdoor, and the threat actors have been using this tool since 2019. While this malware...

/ February 28, 2022

Importance of soft skills in Technology

People’s ability to work or interact with others is often influenced by their soft skills which include traits like personality and communication skills. Soft skills include many different skills, such as teamwork, time management, understanding, and representation. Soft skills are...

/ February 28, 2022

The UK and US Cybersecurity Agencies Said Cyclops Blink Malware Linked to Russian State Hackers

The UK and US cybersecurity agencies have recently linked a new malware called Cyclops Blink to the Russian state hacker group, Sandworm which is also known as Voodoo Bear. While cybersecurity analysts have claimed that the Cyclops Blink malware is...

/ February 27, 2022

Iran States-Sponsored Hackers Are Out To Steal Passwords And Plant Malware

Posted on February 27, 2022 at 4:23 AM Cybersecurity agencies in the U.S and U.K have revealed that Iranian government-sponsored threat actors are targeting commercial and government networks around the world. The advisory was issued by the U.K’s National Cyber...

/ February 27, 2022

Ukraine Calls country’s Underground Hacker Help to Protect Critical Infrastructure

The Ukrainian Government has stumbled since the attack from Russia has been increasing steadily. Russian forces have attacked many Ukraine cities leaving many residents homeless. Most of the residents fled to the Capital of the country, Kyiv.  With all the...

/ February 26, 2022

Social Media Hijacking Malware Spreading Through Gaming Apps on Microsoft Store

A new malware capable of controlling social media accounts is being distributed through Microsoft’s official app store in the form of trojanized gaming apps, infecting more than 5,000 Windows machines in Sweden, Bulgaria, Russia, Bermuda, and Spain. Israeli cybersecurity company...

/ February 26, 2022

Russia-Ukraine War: Phishing, Malware and Hacker Groups Taking Sides

Ukraine’s Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-UA) has warned of Belarusian state-sponsored hackers targeting its military personnel and related individuals as part of a phishing campaign mounted amidst Russia’s military invasion of the country. “Mass phishing emails have recently been observed...

/ February 26, 2022

Hacking forum Raidforums.com allegedly seized by authorities

Raidforums.com is one of the largest clearnet hacking forums. It offers stolen databases, login credentials, adult content, and hacking tools for free download. The official domain of the infamous cybercrime marketplace and hacking forum Raidforums.com has been allegedly seized by...

/ February 25, 2022

New “SockDetour” Fileless, Socketless Backdoor Targets U.S. Defense Contractors

Cybersecurity researchers have taken the wraps off a previously undocumented and stealthy custom malware called SockDetour that targeted U.S.-based defense contractors with the goal of being used as a secondary implant on compromised Windows hosts. “SockDetour is a backdoor that...

/ February 25, 2022

Anonymous Hackers Offer Support To Ukraine, Target Russian Government Websites

Posted on February 25, 2022 at 5:59 PM As the Russia-Ukraine war keeps getting more worldwide attention, the notorious Anonymous Hacking Group has weighed in on the crisis by launching cyberattacks on Russian government websites as a warning. A recent...

/ February 25, 2022