January 14, 2020
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Gatekeeper bug in MacOS Mojave allows malware to execute

Summary  Researcher recently uncover bug in the macOS security feature Gatekeeper that allows malicious code execution on systems running the most recent version of Mojave (10.14.0) release. Included in macOS since 2012, the Gatekeeper security protection attempts to prevent malware from running on a Mac by enforcing code signing and verifying downloaded applications before execution.    Analysis  The...
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Data Wiping Malware hits Bahrain’s national oil company

On December 29, 2019, the National Cybersecurity Authority of Saudi Arabia published a new cyber-attack incident describing software that was deployed to target Bapco, the national oil company of Bahrain specifically. The malware, dubbed as “Dustman”, is a data-wiper, designed to access a computer, a database, or a server/mainframe, delete its data, and replace the...
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