LemonDuck no longer settles for breadcrumbs

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Fri, 30 Jul 2021 17:19:31 +0000

LemonDuck is a versatile botnet that has expanded from infecting targets with cryptominers to more malicious malware.

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Spear-phishing now targets employees outside the finance and executive teams, report says

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Fri, 30 Jul 2021 15:38:47 +0000

Employees in “low profile roles,” such as IT and sales, are now favorite targets of spear phishing attacks, says a new report from Barracuda.

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Microsoft provides more mitigation instructions for the PetitPotam attack

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2021 15:55:18 +0000

Almost a week after the release of a PoC for PetitPotam, Microsoft has revised the mitigation details to thwart the attack.

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Crimea “manifesto” deploys VBA Rat using double attack vectors

Credit to Author: Threat Intelligence Team| Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2021 15:00:00 +0000

A Crimean “manifesto” hides an attack that infects victims with a VBA Rat, which we also found being deployed through a separate exploit.

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BlackMatter, a new ransomware group, claims link to DarkSide, REvil

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 21:08:21 +0000

BlackMatter is only one of a handful of new ransomware variants that started its operations not long ago.

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The Olympics: a timeline of scams, hacks, and malware

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 16:52:56 +0000

We look at a history of malware, hacks, phishes, bogus mobile apps, and more targeting the Olympic Games going back to 1996

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UDP Technology IP Camera firmware vulnerabilities allow for attacker to achieve root

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 13:04:39 +0000

Researchers found 11 vulnerabilities in IP camera firmware, but the vendor refused to work with them. As a result users are left wondering whether their camera’s can be taken over remotely.

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Kaseya Unitrends has unpatched vulnerabilities that could help attackers expand a breach

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2021 16:34:03 +0000

Kaseya Unitrends, another service offered by Kaseya, includes a newly-discovered vulnerability. It’s not as bad as Kaseya VSA’s flaws.

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