Cryptominer z0Miner Uses Newly Discovered Vulnerability CVE-2021-26084 to Its Advantage

Credit to Author: Nikki Madayag| Date: Tue, 21 Sep 2021 00:00:00 GMT

Recently, we discovered that the cryptomining trojan z0Miner has been taking advantage of the Atlassian’s Confluence remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability assigned as CVE-2021-26084, which was disclosed by Atlassian in August.

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Water Basilisk Uses New HCrypt Variant to Flood Victims with RAT Payloads

Credit to Author: Aliakbar Zahravi| Date: Mon, 20 Sep 2021 00:00:00 GMT

In this blog entry we look into a fileless campaign that used a new HCrypt variant to distribute numerous remote access trojans (RATs) in victim systems. This new variant also uses an updated obfuscation mechanism which we detail.

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This Week in Security News – September 17, 2021

Credit to Author: Jon Clay| Date: Fri, 17 Sep 2021 00:00:00 GMT

2021 Midyear Cybersecurity Report and Apple emergency patches fix zero-click iMessage bug used to inject NSO spyware

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Midyear 2021 Cybersecurity Landscape Review: Attacks From All Angles Abound


Here is a rundown of data related to the crucial security issues that enterprises faced during this period, as examined in our report, “Attacks From All Angles: 2021 Midyear Cybersecurity Report.”

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Analyzing The ForcedEntry Zero-Click iPhone Exploit Used By Pegasus

Credit to Author: Mickey Jin| Date: Wed, 15 Sep 2021 00:00:00 GMT

Citizen Lab has released a report on a new iPhone threat dubbed ForcedEntry. This zero-click exploit seems to be able to circumvent Apple’s BlastDoor security, and allow attackers access to a device without user interaction.

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1H’2021 Security Review Shows Active Cloud Attacks

Credit to Author: Jon Clay| Date: Tue, 14 Sep 2021 00:00:00 GMT

Trend Micro’s midyear report highlights the growing importance of cloud security as attacks increase in frequency and complexity.

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APT-C-36 Updates Its Spam Campaign Against South American Entities With Commodity RATs

Credit to Author: Jaromir Horejsi| Date: Mon, 13 Sep 2021 00:00:00 GMT

We have continued tracking APT-C-36, also known as Blind Eagle, since our research on this threat actor in 2019. We share new findings of APT-C-36’s ongoing spam campaign targeting South American entities.

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