All posts by Charlie

Ukraine Police Arrests DDoS Botnet Operator Who Have Compromised 100,000 Devices

The law enforcement authorities of the Ukrainian have recently arrested a hacker on Monday who is accountable for the formulation and administration of a “powerful botnet” that has over 100,000 controlled devices. All these devices were utilized to convey out...

/ October 14, 2021

Psst! tool by 1Password lets users share passwords using a link

1Password password manager has introduced a new tool called Password Secure Sharing Tool or Psst! that lets users share their passwords or “anything in their 1Password vault” by simply using a link even with those who don’t use 1Password. We...

/ October 13, 2021

Iranian Hackers Attack the US & Israeli Defense Technology – Microsoft Warns

Iranian hackers have recently attacked Microsoft in which more than 250 Microsft Office 365 accounts that are linked to the United States, the European Union, and the Israeli government were being compromised through comprehensive password spraying. Despite having strong protection,...

/ October 13, 2021

Critical Flaw in OpenSea Could Have Let Hackers Steal Cryptocurrency From Wallets

A now-patched critical vulnerability in OpenSea, the world’s largest non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace, could’ve been abused by malicious actors to drain cryptocurrency funds from a victim by sending a specially-crafted token, opening a new attack vector for exploitation. The findings...

/ October 13, 2021

Microsoft issues Report on Iranian Hackers Targeting Office 365 Accounts

Posted on October 13, 2021 at 8:06 AM Government agencies have of late been major targets of state-sponsored threat actors. A recent report from Microsoft states that Iranian hackers could be using a password guessing technique to attack military and...

/ October 13, 2021

Burp Suite 2021.9 Released – What’s New !!

PortSwigger has recently released a new version of Burp Suite 2021.9 for Professional and Community users with various bug fixes and improvements. Burp Suite is well-known by its informal name, “Pentester’s Swiss Army Knife,” it’s a complete set of tools...

/ October 13, 2021

Why Businesses Need To Go Lean With Cybersecurity

As hackers get smarter than ever, cybersecurity becomes a key concern for businesses. Attackers have ways to break into even the most secure and sophisticated systems, therefore you cannot ignore the threat. The pandemic-induced remote work has made the situation...

/ October 12, 2021

MysterySnail attacks with Windows zero-day

Executive Summary In late August and early September 2021, Kaspersky technologies detected attacks with the use of an elevation of privilege exploit on multiple Microsoft Windows servers. The exploit had numerous debug strings from an older, publicly known exploit for...

/ October 12, 2021

Digital Signature Spoofing Flaws Uncovered in OpenOffice and LibreOffice

The maintainers of LibreOffice and OpenOffice have shipped security updates to their productivity software to remediate multiple vulnerabilities that could be weaponized by malicious actors to alter documents to make them appear as if they are digitally signed by a...

/ October 12, 2021

FontOnLake – Previously Unknown Malware Attack Linux Systems

A new modular Linux malware has been recently detected by ESET that is dubbed as FontOnLake. And this malware has many features, one of them is “well-designed modules.” This feature is very well designed and is continuously being updated with...

/ October 12, 2021

The Fight against Financial Cyber Crime

cyber crime. Financial cyber crime affects companies of all sizes and sectors, as well as individuals, and can have devastating consequences. To avoid falling victim to financial cyber crime, one needs to understand how the technology responds to the decisions...

/ October 11, 2021

Verify End-Users at the Helpdesk to Prevent Social Engineering Cyber Attack

Although organizations commonly go to great lengths to address security vulnerabilities that may exist within their IT infrastructure, an organization’s helpdesk might pose a bigger threat due to social engineering attacks. Social engineering is “the art of manipulating people so...

/ October 11, 2021