Category: Technobabble

Staying sane in cybersecurity and dealing with burnout

World Mental Health Day is recognized annually on October 10. At Detectify, we witness the fast pace of cybersecurity each day and to keep up we sometimes need to slow down. We recognize the important of mental health and this...

/ October 8, 2021

Dropbox Commands features used by Iranian Hackers to Compromise Industry Systems

Posted on October 7, 2021 at 6:58 PM Various reports have revealed a massive cyber-espionage attack that targets companies in the aerospace and telecommunications sector. The report shows that the companies most affected are based in the Middle East, with...

/ October 7, 2021

1.5 Billion Facebook User Details accessed via Web Scrapping

Posted on October 6, 2021 at 4:05 PM A new report has revealed that personal details belonging to 1.5 billion Facebook users have been posted for sale. Hackers allegedly gained access to these personal details through web scraping. Late last...

/ October 6, 2021

FluBot Malware Disguises as Security Patch to Affect Android Devices

Posted on October 3, 2021 at 5:11 PM Android users are advised to take extra caution when using their devices because of a recent malware detected. The malware comes in the form of a genuine notification at first, but users...

/ October 3, 2021

Bug on Microsoft Azure AD can be exploited to Give Hackers Access to Devices

Posted on October 2, 2021 at 5:26 PM Hackers keep coming up with new ways of attacking devices. One of the most concerning factors about the latest strategies being used by hackers is that most of them are developing software...

/ October 2, 2021

Hackers Launch Two Apps that Steal Data from Banking Applications

Posted on September 30, 2021 at 10:50 AM Researchers have detected two new malicious Android applications that are available on Google Play Store. The malicious applications are being used to target users in Brazil who are registered in the country’s...

/ September 30, 2021

Bandwidth Suffers DDoS Attack Leads to Nationwide Outages

Posted on September 29, 2021 at 8:04 AM Distributed denial of services attacks have been on the rise in the past few months. Many companies have fallen victim to these attacks, with the latest one being Bandwidth.com. Bandwidsth.com is a...

/ September 29, 2021

Russia-Backed Hacking Group, Nobelium, Using New FoggyWeb Backdoor Tool

Posted on September 29, 2021 at 7:58 AM The same hacking group who have made a name for themselves attacking the SolarWinds supply chain have again been spotted using an entirely different backdoor. According to the Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center...

/ September 29, 2021

Research Uncovers Malware that Steals Financial Data from 378 Android Apps

Posted on September 28, 2021 at 8:23 AM Smartphones are prone to hacking attacks that are usually triggered by the download of certain applications. The recent report covering this issue has uncovered a new malware targeting certain apps downloaded to...

/ September 28, 2021

Hackers Targeting Android Users Using Covid-19 Misinformation SMS

Posted on September 26, 2021 at 5:59 PM Threat actors are always looking for new ways to infiltrate networks and gain access to information from user devices. While some hackers use sophisticated software to gain access to these details, some...

/ September 26, 2021

Google Issues Report on How Hackers are Hiding Malware on Windows

Posted on September 25, 2021 at 5:00 PM Google’s Threat Analysis Group has issued a report detailing how hackers are using malware that can remain hidden on Windows devices, hence compromising a device without the user noticing it. The report...

/ September 25, 2021

State-Sponsored Threat Actors Breach Computer Systems of US Port

Posted on September 24, 2021 at 6:56 PM Reports have revealed that state-sponsored hackers breached the computer systems of a leading port in the US Gulf Coast in August. However, the breach was detected early, which prevented the intruders from...

/ September 24, 2021