Risks in Telecommunications IT

Credit to Author: Craig Gibson| Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2021 00:00:00 GMT

We summarize the characteristics, threats, and recommendations to improve the security posture of enterprises’ and telecommunications companies’ IT infrastructure.

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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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A week in security (July 19 – July 25)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2021 15:47:53 +0000

A roundup of the previous week’s breaking information security news and happenings, dated July 19 through July 25.

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Updated XCSSET Malware Targets Telegram, Other Apps

Credit to Author: Mickey Jin| Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 00:00:00 GMT

In our last update on the XCSSET campaign, we updated some of its features targeting latest macOS 11 (Big Sur). Since then, the campaign added more features to its toolset, which we have continually monitored. We have also discovered the mechanism used to steal information from various apps, a behavior that has been present since we first discussed XCSSET.

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FormBook Malware Returns: New Variant Uses Steganography and In-Memory Loading of multiple stages to steal data

Credit to Author: Rumana Siddiqui| Date: Wed, 21 Jul 2021 14:28:50 +0000

Quick Heal Security Lab has seen a sudden increase in dotnet samples which are using steganography. Initially, in…

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BIOPASS RAT: New Malware Sniffs Victims via Live Streaming

Credit to Author: Joseph C Chen| Date: Fri, 09 Jul 2021 00:00:00 GMT

We discovered a new malware that targets online gambling companies in China via a watering hole attack, in which visitors are tricked into downloading a malware loader disguised as a legitimate installer for well-known apps such as Adobe Flash Player or Microsoft Silverlight.

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Threats Ride on the Covid-19 Vaccination Wave

Credit to Author: Paul Pajares| Date: Thu, 08 Jul 2021 00:00:00 GMT

We continue monitoring cybercriminals and threats that abuse the pandemic. In this update, we detail trends in malicious activities and deployments that exploit vaccination developments and processes worldwide.

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