Governments increasingly eye social media meltdown

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 16:10:14 +0000

It seems problems never quite go away for social media platforms, and more governments of the world are taking keen interest. Will the tech giants be able to sort things out before legislators steps into the fray?

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Skimmer acts as payment service provider via rogue iframe

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Tue, 21 May 2019 15:38:42 +0000

Even e-commerce sites that do not take payment information themselves can be abused by crooks. In this post, we show how a web skimmer is able to inject an artificial iframe into the checkout page to prompt users for their credit card information. Victims will only realize something’s not right when they are redirected to the real (and external) payment form.

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Microsoft pushes patch to prevent ‘WannaCry’ level vulnerability

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 15 May 2019 16:57:16 +0000

This month marks two years since the infamous WannaCry attack. Now a Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) vulnerability has been discovered that could be used in a similar large-scale attack—though Microsoft has released a patch. Have you updated yet?

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WhatsApp fix goes live after targeted attack on human rights lawyer

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Tue, 14 May 2019 16:46:21 +0000

A fix was rolled out for a WhatsApp vulnerability, which was used to inject spyware into mobile devices and target a human rights lawyer.

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Cryptojacking in the post-Coinhive era

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Thu, 02 May 2019 15:00:00 +0000

Cryptojacking captured everyone’s attention in 2017 and 2018. With Coinhive no longer in business, has this threat been completely snuffed out?

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Mysterious database exposed personal information of 80 million US households

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Wed, 01 May 2019 15:51:12 +0000

A large database accessible online containing a huge amount of records has been found by researchers. The question is: who does it belong to, and what is it for?

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Sophisticated threats plague ailing healthcare industry

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2019 15:00:00 +0000

Black hat hackers are after patient healthcare data, and such breaches will only intensify. Which forms of malware are behind the attacks? We take a look at the advanced threats targeting a sector struggling to keep up.

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Electrum DDoS botnet reaches 152,000 infected hosts

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2019 17:00:00 +0000

We’ve identified a new piece of malware that is connected to the Electrum botnet.

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Wall Street Market reported to have exit scammed

Credit to Author: William Tsing| Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2019 15:54:55 +0000

Users reported that Wall Street Market, a broadly-known cryptocurrency dark net market, has executed an exit scam, swindling millions from account holders in the process.

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GitHub hosted Magecart skimmer used against hundreds of e-commerce sites

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 16:06:12 +0000

Magecart threat actors upload their skimming code onto GitHub in the latest attack against Magento websites.

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Labs Cybercrime Tactics and Techniques report finds businesses hit with 235 percent more threats in Q1

Credit to Author: Wendy Zamora| Date: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:01:32 +0000

The Labs team discovered that businesses are being targeted with 235 percent more threats than the previous year. Download the report and find out which threats are revving up, and which are dying out.

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