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ta5050 phishing campaign malware antimalware financial organizations

A threat actor known as TA505 recently launched a phishing campaign that uses living-of-the-land binaries (LOLBins) to distribute a new backdoor malware

Threat Summary Malicious actor TA505 known for these notorious campaigns namely info stealer malware Dridex, the Locky ransomware, and more. Another attack carried out by the same group on multiple continents, including North America, Asia, Africa, and South America. Primarily focusing on large financial organizations, this group at the same time perform well-planned, advanced attacks...
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Sierra Leone Commercial Bank suffers a cyberattack – web defacement.

We recently reported on Iranian hackers attacks a US Government website, shortly after the killing of Qassem Suleimani in Baghdad, Iraq, in supposed retaliation. More information can be found here. The hacker, H4ck3D, behind this US government website attack also has claimed to deface the Sierra Leone Commercial Bank, one the main financial institutions in...
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Navigation Hacking: A Rising Threat in Modern Technology

Navigation Hacking: A Rising Threat in Modern Technology

With today’s modern technology, long drives are a thing of the past. Traveling and navigating is as easy as typing the location into your mobile device and voila! You now have a clear path towards your destination. It’s all thanks to the good ol’ GPS (Global Positioning System). As long as you have your smartphone...
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Monero Mining Worms – The fall of Big Companies and their unpatched systems

Monero Mining Worms – The fall of Big Companies and their unpatched systems

The WannaCry Attack, May 2017 – a file-encrypting ransomware blamed by the United States to North Korea – elevated the resolve of patching weaknesses in the Windows OS that had been uncovered by a leak of NSA (National Security Agency) “exploits”. The WannaCry Ransomware knock-off leveraged an exploit called EternalBlue, software that leveraged Windows’ Server...
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