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Crypto-stealing malware Vidar spreads via cloned cryptocurrency trading website

A malware researcher and a twitter user Fumik0_ has discovered a new website that is spreading crypto malware. This fake cryptocurrency trading website is masquerading as a legitimate service that delivers crypto-stealing malware trojan known as Vidar. This malware trojan is distributed through a site that impersonates CryptoHopper trading platform which allows users to build...
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New Malicious Script Poses Threat to WordPress and Joomla-based Websites

Cyber-security researchers are warning owners of Joomla and WordPress websites of a malicious redirect script that is pushing visitors to malicious websites and expose them to various malwares.   A renowned cyber-security researcher published a report outlining a rogue hypertext access (.htaccess) injector found on a client website. He reported that the impacted site was...
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Iranian Malware BlackRouter – evolved as a Ransomware

BlackRouter, a ransomware recognized in 2018 is currently being endorsed as a Raas by its maker. The individual behind BlackRouter, known as “MOH3NE2”, is accepted to be of Iranian origins.   This ransomware was identified by a cybersecurity scientist Petrovic and is found to have enhanced highlights, for example, a clock and an alternate GUI...
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Google Android Confirms Smartphone Security Backdoor

Summary Triada Trojan has been found in the firmware of various low-cost Android devices, which could be used to steal sensitive data and run cyber espionage modules.   Analysis First seen in March 2016 and labelled as the most advance mobile Trojan during that time specifically engineered as Android banking trojan. Android system images were...
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HiddenWasp malware seizes control of Linux systems

Summary  New found malware dubbed as HiddenWasp believed to be targeting linux ecosystem, developers of this malware deployed it to remotely control infected Linux systems. The malware is also established from key parts of code used in Mirai and Azazel rootkit. Surprisingly, HiddenWasp has a zero-detection rate in all anti malware program under Linux.    Analysis  This malware main goal is to take control of compromised...
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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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Europol arrests end GozNym banking malware gang

Malware crackdown 10 out of 11 defendants in five countries are accused of using the malware to steal money from more than 41,000 victims, mostly businesses and financial institutions. Five defendants were arrested in Moldova, Bulgaria, Ukraine and Russia. The leader of the criminal network and his technical assistant are being prosecuted in Georgia.The remaining...
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Attack by Iranian hackers on US Government Domain raises concerns about cyber defense

  Aptly timed.   Two words that sum up this attack by Iranian hackers on US cyberspace, what with rising tensions between the United States and Iran.   A couple of days ago, the website for the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) was defaced by hackers based in Iran, shortly after the killing of Qassem...
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Government-related hackers posing cyber threat to foreign companies in Vietnam

Nowadays, cybercrime is one of the most popular crimes circulating around the world. That’s why many companies are giving their efforts to save their companies by providing cybercrime solutions and protective measures against possible cyber threat attack. And the government is not exempted to this attack.   These hackers are attacking multinational companies for several...
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Oracle WebLogic Server susceptible to malware hiding in Certificate Files

Security researchers discovered a security vulnerability in Oracle WebLogic Server, a component of Oracle Fusion Middleware, and found to be actively exploited by cybercriminals to install cryptocurrency miners. This malware which was used in the attack hid in certificate files to avoid malware detection and later dropped miners for cryptocurrency known as Monero Miner. Tracked...
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