Category: Technobabble

DDoS Attack From Killnet Threat Group Frustrated By The US Treasury

DDoS Attack From Killnet Threat Group Frustrated By The US Treasury

Posted on November 5, 2022 at 6:02 AM The US Treasury Department stated recently that it blocked a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack linked to the Russian hacktivist group Killnet. The same group claimed responsibility for hitting on over...

/ November 5, 2022
Misconfigured Windows Servers Are Contributing To DDoS Attacks, Researchers Warn

Misconfigured Windows Servers Are Contributing To DDoS Attacks, Researchers Warn

Posted on November 3, 2022 at 6:37 AM Security researchers at Black Lotus Labs have discovered that Windows Server misconfigurations have kept servers at risk of being hit by a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. Already, organizations are falling...

/ November 3, 2022
Twilio Revealed Another Breach On Its Server From The Same Group

Twilio Revealed Another Breach On Its Server From The Same Group

Posted on October 31, 2022 at 8:41 AM U.S. communications service provider Twilio recently disclosed that it suffered another cyber attack carried out by the same threat actors behind the August hack that led to the unauthorized access of customers’...

/ October 31, 2022
Chinese APT10 Hackers Are Planting LODEINFO Malware In Antivirus Software

Chinese APT10 Hackers Are Planting LODEINFO Malware In Antivirus Software

Posted on October 30, 2022 at 8:16 PM This Chinese Cicada hacking group has been discovered abusing antivirus security software to install a new version of the LODEINFO malware against Japanese organizations. The hacking group, tracked as APT10, was observed...

/ October 30, 2022
Hackers exploit Microsoft IIS web server logs to launch controlling malware

Hackers exploit Microsoft IIS web server logs to launch controlling malware

Posted on October 29, 2022 at 11:57 AM The Cranefly hacking group, also known as UNC3524, uses a controlling malware technique. The technique has previously not been seen and is used to deploy malware on infected devices through Microsoft Internet...

/ October 29, 2022
Number of customers affected in the Twilio hack rises as the second breach is detected

Number of customers affected in the Twilio hack rises as the second breach is detected

Posted on October 29, 2022 at 11:52 AM Twilio, one of the largest messaging platforms in the United States has announced that it was affected by another breach that occurred in June. Following the breach, hackers managed to access the...

/ October 29, 2022
British Hacker Convicted And For Operating Dark Web Marketplace, “The Real Deal”

British Hacker Convicted And For Operating Dark Web Marketplace, “The Real Deal”

Posted on October 29, 2022 at 11:34 AM A U.K. national has been charged for operating a dark web platform known as “The Real Deal.” The marketplace specializes in transactions on stolen login credentials and hacking tools. Daniel Kaye, 37,...

/ October 29, 2022
One Of The Longest Running Credit Card Breach Reported By See Tickets

One Of The Longest Running Credit Card Breach Reported By See Tickets

Posted on October 27, 2022 at 8:27 AM Ticketing service provider “See Tickets” has informed customers about a data breach on their credit card payment details on its website. The company revealed that cybercriminals might have had access to those...

/ October 27, 2022
Chrome Extensions With Over 1 Million Installs Hijack Targeted Browsers

Chrome Extensions With Over 1 Million Installs Hijack Targeted Browsers

Posted on October 26, 2022 at 4:08 AM A new malvertising campaign has been discovered hijacking targeted browsers and inserting affiliate links into web pages.  Analysts at Guardio Labs have called the campaign “Dormant Colors” since all the extensions have...

/ October 26, 2022
Malware leads to thousands of GitHub repositories delivering fake PoC exploits

Malware leads to thousands of GitHub repositories delivering fake PoC exploits

Posted on October 24, 2022 at 6:16 PM Researchers from the Leiden Institute of Advanced Computer Science have uncovered thousands of GitHub repositories that deliver fake proof-of-concept (PoC) exploits. The exploits are attributed to several vulnerabilities, such as malware. Thousands...

/ October 24, 2022
Security Researchers Discover Clicker Malware In 16 Android Apps

Security Researchers Discover Clicker Malware In 16 Android Apps

Posted on October 23, 2022 at 6:49 PM A recent report reveals that sixteen Android apps downloaded more than 20 million times are infected with the new Clicker malware. According to the report, the malware is being used for mobile...

/ October 23, 2022
International Wholesale Giant METRO Suffers Possible DDoS Attack

International Wholesale Giant METRO Suffers Possible DDoS Attack

Posted on October 23, 2022 at 4:43 PM International wholesale giant METRO has announced a breach of its IT systems following a hacking incident. As a result of the breach, the company experienced store payment issues and outages. METRO’s IT...

/ October 23, 2022