VideoBytes: Twitter gets hacked!

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 01 Oct 2020 16:00:00 +0000

Today, we’re talking about the Twitter hack, in which 130 high-profile accounts, like those belonging to Barack Obama and Elon Musk, were accessed.

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A week in security (July 20 – 26)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 27 Jul 2020 15:30:00 +0000

A roundup of cybersecurity news from July 20 – 26, including Deepfakes, Bluetooth technology, and APT groups.

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Coordinated Twitter attack rakes in 100 grand

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Thu, 16 Jul 2020 17:53:42 +0000

In a social engineering attack on Twitter, threat actors managed to scam $100,000 dollars in Bitcoin by taking over high-profile accounts.

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Kingminer escalates attack complexity for cryptomining

Credit to Author: Gabor Szappanos| Date: Tue, 09 Jun 2020 07:30:59 +0000

An opportunistic botnet that tries (not always successfully) to fly under the radar, Kingminer is nevertheless a persistent nuisance that delivers cryptocurrency miners as a payload. The botnet&#8217;s operators may be ambitious and capable, but they don’t appear to have endless resources, so they take advantage of any freely available solution to the problem of [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/7fkY6ghW07M” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Coronavirus Bitcoin scam promises “millions” working from home

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 17:05:13 +0000

We look at a set of Coronavirus Bitcoin scam emails promising vast sums of cryptocash that can be made working from home—but drains users accounts instead.

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Threat spotlight: RobbinHood ransomware takes the driver’s seat

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Thu, 20 Feb 2020 18:09:03 +0000

RobbinHood a is a ransomware family that specifically targets organizations using a vulnerable kernel driver to prepare systems for encryption. Learn how to protect against it.

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