APT-27 like Newcore RAT, Virut exploiting MySQL for targeted attacks on enterprise

Credit to Author: Vallabh Chole| Date: Tue, 28 May 2019 06:01:42 +0000

In today’s world data is everything, and to store and process this large amount of data, everyone started using computing devices. So, application server’s which are used for storing this precious data on computing devices include MYSQL, MongoDB, MSSQL, etc. But unfortunately, no one is conscious about its security. In…

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Fortnite gamers targeted by data theft malware

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Tue, 02 Oct 2018 14:00:00 +0000

If you’ve ever been tempted to cheat at Fortnite, think again—with the release of season six of the popular video game, we found a data theft malware masquerading as a cheat tool, ready to steal your browser sessions, cookies, and even your Bitcoin.

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Buggy implementation of CVE-2018-8373 vulnerability used to deliver Quasar RAT

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2018 17:13:26 +0000

A threat actor implements a newer vulnerability exploited in Internet Explorer to serve up the Quasar RAT and diversify the portfolio of attacks.

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Trojans: What’s the real deal?

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Wed, 25 Jul 2018 15:40:47 +0000

We take a fresh look at Trojans: the history of the term, the most popular threats over the years, the different types of Trojans, and their relationship with social engineering.

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‘LuminosityLink RAT’ Author Pleads Guilty

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Mon, 16 Jul 2018 19:09:51 +0000

A 21-year-old Kentucky man has pleaded guilty to authoring and distributing a popular hacking tool called “LuminosityLink,” a malware strain that security experts say was used by thousands of customers to gain unauthorized access to tens of thousands of computers across 78 countries worldwide.

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A week in security (June 18 – June 24)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2018 16:29:22 +0000

A roundup of security news from June 18 – 24 that includes the SamSam ransomware, DNS rebinding, a World Cup phishing campaign, and lots and lots of Android malware.

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