This Week in Security News: Spam Campaigns and Mobile Malware

Credit to Author: Jon Clay (Global Threat Communications)| Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 16:35:00 +0000

Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about the cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days. This week, learn about a mobile malware that infects Android devices by exploiting the vulnerabilities found within the operating system. Also, read about a recent spam campaign that targets…

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No man’s land: How a Magecart group is running a web skimming operation from a war zone

Credit to Author: Threat Intelligence Team| Date: Thu, 18 Jul 2019 15:00:13 +0000

We take a look into a Magecart group’s web skimming activities, which are relying on a bulletproof-friendly host in battle-scarred Luhansk, Ukraine to provide cover for their activities, safe from the reach of law enforcement and the security community.

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New Azure Marketplace Pay-As-You-Go Billing for Trend Micro Deep Security as a Service

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Wed, 17 Jul 2019 14:36:29 +0000

Cloud adoption continues to rise as organizations reduce their data center footprint, look to cloud native technologies to improve their application design and output, and strive to improve scalability and management of resources and systems. In a recent survey conducted by analyst firm ESG, 87% of respondents indicated that they currently run production applications and…

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This Week in Security News: Banking Malware and Phishing Campaigns

Credit to Author: Jon Clay (Global Threat Communications)| Date: Fri, 12 Jul 2019 15:17:02 +0000

Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about the cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days. This week, learn about the banking malware Anubis that has been retooled for use in fresh attack waves. Also, read about a new phishing campaign that uses OneNote audio…

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This Week in Security News: Malvertising and Internet of Things Malware

Credit to Author: katerid| Date: Fri, 28 Jun 2019 14:24:11 +0000

Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about the cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days. This week, learn about a new Internet of Things malware that’s bricked thousands of devices. Also, read about a ransomware family that’s using malvertising to direct victims to a…

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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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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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