For October, Google releases the Android security updates. They address a total of 41 vulnerabilities that ranges between high and critical severity. Every fifth day of each successive month, Google releases a complete breakdown of the Android OS security patch. This also contains both framework and vendor fixes. Therefore, this update also includes the remedies for the ten...Continue Reading
Security experts have found a new Python ransomware campaign wherein corporate systems are encrypted within three hours. According to researchers, this attack is performed by threat actors who specifically target the ESXi platform so that they can encrypt the victim’s virtual machines. This new ransomware written in Python has been deployed in only ten minutes by the threat actors who have managed...Continue Reading
A technique was discovered last Thursday by academic institutions from the UK which tackles a bypass bug issue relating to mobile security of Visa and Apple payment processes that can result in fake contactless payments. The said mobile security issue is reported to be capable of bypassing the lock screen of Apple’s iPhone to intrude the device’s payment services and commit fraudulent transactions. ...Continue Reading
A new malware trick is reported to infect Android users by posing as a security update that users would need to download to protect their devices. However, this fake security update is the malware itself, which seems to be an effective way to scam people into downloading it unknowingly. FluBot malware can steal passwords, financial details, and more...Continue Reading
As the series of data breach incidents persist in the cybersecurity industry, database security has been recognized more. Even as of now, sensitive user data are still available all over the web. It seems like that the Firebase administrators are failing to abide by the protocols despite warnings and notifications to secure vital databases with passwords. Firebase...Continue Reading
Kumsong 121, a group of hackers from North Korea, has recently executed a cyberattack with social media. Researchers warn cellphone and computer users to be cautious since the hacking and attacks from North Korea have been growing and becoming more sophisticated. A cybersecurity researcher reported that they have detected a new and advanced persistent threat or APT through a...Continue Reading
A record of nearly 500,000 login names and passwords from Fortinet VPN has been leaked by cyber attackers, wherein these details were said to have been scraped from exploitable devices in the past months. The attackers clarify that the Fortinet exploited vulnerabilities were patched and that many VPN credentials are still deemed valid. The VPN scraped credentials enable attackers to access a network to...Continue Reading
Recent reports have identified a new trend where cybercriminals target internet bandwidth connections to gain illegal income. This new method involves the overusing of proxyware, which has been acquiring the interest of the cybercrime industry. The Internet Bandwidth trade Honeygain and Nanowire, both internet-sharing via proxyware platforms, have recently been targeted by cybercriminals in an attempt to...Continue Reading
Last year, Google Play Store removed 17 mobile applications after being identified to be infected with the Joker malware. If a user installs one of the 17 infected apps, the Joker malware will begin to spy and steal the user’s data stored on the device. It will duplicate SMS text messages, contact lists, and more. ...Continue Reading
Apple has recently released the XProtect, and antivirus technology mainly created for the YARA signature-based detection of any suspicious malware that can infect macOS. However, it has been reported that this act of Apple to potentially protect its operating system via XProtect has seemed to fail since the surfacing of a fresh variant of malware called AdLoad....Continue Reading
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