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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What is Emotet?

Credit to Author: Sushmita Kalashikar| Date: Tue, 21 May 2019 11:38:17 +0000

Emotet malware was first identified in 2014 as Banking trojan. Emotet has evolved from banking trojan to threat distributor till now. It has hit many organizations very badly in 2018 with its functionalities like spamming and spreading. Further with its widespread rich/existence at many organizations, it became threat distributor. Since…

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Threat spotlight: CrySIS, aka Dharma ransomware, causing a crisis for businesses

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Wed, 15 May 2019 16:02:13 +0000

CrySIS, aka Dharma, is a ransomware family making waves over the last two months, often being used in targeted attacks through RDP access. What other tricks are up its sleeve?

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Vital infrastructure: Threats target financial institutions, fintech, and cryptocurrencies

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Fri, 10 May 2019 15:00:00 +0000

Losing trust in financial institutions can have a disrupting effect on society. And malware authors love to target these direct sources of money. How can we protect them?

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“MegaCortex” ransomware wants to be The One

Credit to Author: Andrew Brandt| Date: Fri, 03 May 2019 19:45:43 +0000

By Andrew Brandt A new ransomware that calls itself MegaCortex got a jolt of life on Wednesday as we detected a spike in the number of attacks against Sophos customers around the world, including in Italy, the United States, Canada, the Netherlands, Ireland, and France. The attackers delivering this new malware campaign employed sophisticated techiques [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/pFdm0BTbxug” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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This Week in Security News: BEC Attacks and Botnet Malware

Credit to Author: Jon Clay (Global Threat Communications)| Date: Fri, 03 May 2019 14:00:25 +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 prevalence and impact of BEC attacks. Also, find out how botnet malware can perform remote code execution, DDoS attacks and cryptocurrency mining. Read on:…

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Wayback Wednesday: At least he asked

Credit to Author: Sharky| Date: Wed, 01 May 2019 03:00:00 -0700

Malware from the web is slowly becoming a problem where this support pilot fish works.

“We have about two tickets a week with users saying they have thousands of viruses and they need to download software,” says fish.

“Now, every machine has virus protection, and everyone runs locked-down in user-only mode to prevent the rogue installation of software. But we have decided we need to increase our user awareness after the following ticket was received at the help desk:

“‘I just received an ominous warning that my computer was infected with several viruses. I tried running the program to remove these viruses (as it indicated for me to do), but I’m not sure it worked.

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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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Perfider Angriff: Verschlüsselung durch Remote Ransomware

Credit to Author: Jörg Schindler| Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 08:06:19 +0000

Jeder kann Opfer eines Ransomware-Angriffs werden. Hat sich der erste Schock gelegt – idealerweise nachdem man seine Daten aus dem gesicherten Backup zurückgewonnen hat statt Lösegeld zu zahlen – stellt sich die entscheidende Frage: Wie habe ich mir das eingefangen? Insbesondere dann, wenn selbst die gründlichste Recherche und Durchsicht potenzieller Einfallstore keinerlei Spur für Schadsoftware [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/d0p_P6fxQt4″ height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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A week in security (April 22 – 28)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2019 15:31:03 +0000

A roundup of security news from April 22–28, covering phishing, CCTV evasion, VPNs, and keeping data safe.

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Miners snatching open source tools to strengthen their malevolent power!

Credit to Author: Anant Pulgam| Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 07:02:51 +0000

From the last one year, Quick Heal Security Labs has been observing a boost in the number of mining malware. One of the ways to earn cryptocurrencies is to mine them. Nowadays cryptocurrency miner malware have become hot attack vectors for cybercriminals due to its ease of deployment and instant…

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