All posts by Charlie

Russian APT29 Used 30+ C&C Servers Uncovered Linked to “WellMess” Malware

Researchers from RISKIQ uncovered more than 30 commands & control server infrastructure actively serving malware known as “WellMess/WellMail”. These C2 servers belong to Russian APT29 group hackers, and the gang was identified nearly a year back by the UK, US,...

/ July 30, 2021

Vulnerability Assessment I A Complete Guide

Are you wondering about vulnerability assessments? We give a full explanation of what vulnerability assessments are, how they work, and how they help prevent cyberattacks. What Is Vulnerability Assessment? Vulnerability assessments systematically evaluate your system, looking for security weaknesses and...

/ July 30, 2021

Crippling attack on Iranian trains linked to Meteor file wiper malware

wrote. About MeteorExpress For your information, the Iranian railway system and transport ministry got hit by a cyberattack on July 9th, 2021. The agency’s websites went down, and the country’s train service was disrupted. SEE: Hackers deface Airport screens in...

/ July 30, 2021

Experts Uncover Several C&C Servers Linked to WellMess Malware

Cybersecurity researchers on Friday unmasked new command-and-control (C2) infrastructure belonging to the Russian threat actor tracked as APT29, aka Cozy Bear, that has been spotted actively serving WellMess malware as part of an ongoing attack campaign. More than 30 C2...

/ July 30, 2021

ALL CAPS, New Teammates, and Canada’s Murder Hotspots

@sloggingSlogging (Slack Blogging) Your Slack? Insightful words by highly intelligent people. Your tech blog? Not so much. Write together. #SloggingBeta This Slogging thread by Limarc, Amy, Hang, Linh, Ellen, richard-kubina, Katarina, Jeferson Borba, Marcos Fabian, Arthur and Daria occurred in...

/ July 30, 2021

New Android Banking Malware Recording Screen, Keylogging & Spy Android Users Via VNC

Oscorp, a new Android malware stealing funds from the victims’ home banking service, by combining the usage of phishing kits and vishing calls. This new version of Oscorp malware was detected by Cleafy systems. According to the report, the geographical...

/ July 29, 2021

Hackers Exploit Microsoft Browser Bug to Deploy VBA Malware on Targeted PCs

An unidentified threat actor has been exploiting a now-patched zero-day flaw in Internet Explorer browser to deliver a fully-featured VBA-based remote access trojan (RAT) capable of accessing files stored in compromised Windows systems, and downloading and executing malicious payloads as...

/ July 29, 2021

APT trends report Q2 2021

For more than four years, the Global Research and Analysis Team (GReAT) at Kaspersky has been publishing quarterly summaries of advanced persistent threat (APT) activity. The summaries are based on our threat intelligence research and provide a representative snapshot of...

/ July 29, 2021

The Best Moments in the Witcher 3

@nicolasngNicolas Ng Hi! I’m a Journalism student writing gaming stories with the Hacker Noon Blogging Fellowship! The Witcher 3’s fame as a story-based RPG has persisted half a decade since it first came out. We talk about our favourite story...

/ July 29, 2021

Hackers posed as aerobics instructors in malware attack on defense contractors

social engineering campaign without getting detected for more than a year. According to researchers, the group members posed as diet and aerobics instructors on Facebook to inject malware into the devices used by an aerospace defense contractor’s employees. For your...

/ July 28, 2021

UBEL is the New Oscorp — Android Credential Stealing Malware Active in the Wild

An Android malware that was observed abusing accessibility services in the device to hijack user credentials from European banking applications has morphed into an entirely new botnet as part of a renewed campaign that began in May 2021. Italy’s CERT-AGID,...

/ July 28, 2021

5 must-try user flow diagramming tools for UX designing 2021

Forget Password” option to reset it. Source: UXPlanet How User Flow Diagrams can Help in UX Designing? When it comes to principles like UI/UX, user flow illustrations can play a vital role. Here are some of the major benefits that...

/ July 28, 2021