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Bird Miner – New cryptomining scheme aimed at Apple Mac users

Stemming from several reports from several security researchers, there’s a new cryptominer called The Bird Miner. It targets Apple Mac systems through an ‘Ableton Live 10’ torrent. The music production software costs several hundred US dollars, so many people are on the look for cracked versions that they can download without paying a dime. However,...
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MongoDB database for special patients hit with ransomware

A software provider for assisted living communities has experienced a ransomware attack that has affected more than 60 facilities that use the software with MongoDB database. Tenx Systems, doing business as ResiDex Software, said the attack occurred on April 9, 2019 and affected its MongoDB server infrastructure. Rapid action was taken to move the servers...
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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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Canada’s DesJardins Bank suffers massive Data Breach

The largest federal banking firm in North Americas – Canada’s Desjardins Group, was the victim of a recent data breach that exposed information on 2.9 million customers. Customers’ sensitive credentials weren’t compromised, but the leak did reveal sensitive data like names, addresses, birth dates, social insurance numbers (Canada’s equivalent of the social security number), email...
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Attack on Banks: Tactics and Techniques used to target Financial Organization

It has been said before that financial institution is losing an astounding amount yearly from cyberattacks. Monetizing attack on banks and financial institutions are no longer concentrated by cybercriminals; instead they shifted attention to employees from large business organizations. Workers occupying positions under financial departments, accountants and bank are realized that they can steal money...
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Drupalgeddon V2 Update: Backdoors by utilizing Shellbot Malware

The same vulnerability of Drupal has been recently discovered to be causing security issues again, but this time aided by Shellbot, or Perlbot. The recent incidents and upcoming waves of attacks are targeting unpatched Drupal websites that are susceptible to Drupalgeddon 2.0. The threat actors are employing a special method which uses PowerBot malware, a...
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Hackers Stole $15Million from Cosmos Bank

Hackers Stole $13.4 million from Cosmos Bank

Police in India have launched a formal investigation of a malware attack on a Cosmos Bank ATM server that enabled attackers to siphon off US$13.4 million. The hackers cloned the bank’s Visa and Rupay debit cards and used them to siphon cash from ATMs on Aug. 11 and Aug. 13, according to the bank. An investigation...
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Trusted and Recommended Add-on by Firefox discovered to be a Spyware

Firefox add-on discovered to be Spyware

Mozilla has removed an add-on from the recommended browser add-on list in Firefox’s official blog after a security researcher discovered the software was secretly logging browser histories. The add-on is described as a service that offers extensive real-time protection. The Add-On was developed by a German firm named Creative Software Solutions, it has over 220,000...
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Facebook Breach Update

Facebook Breach Update

But this time they got leaked unintentionally. Last time Facebook was in hot water was the Cambridge Analytica along with Facebook that sold or leaked its users private information allegedly used for campaign sortees and strategies of election candidates. This was caused internally and it was a huge setback for the social media giant. But...
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Facebook Breach Update

Facebook Breach Update

Got logged out last Friday? (September 28). You are lucky if you did not experience that. The social media giant Facebook forcefully ended the session of 90 million Facebook users to secure the accounts affected by the recent breach. In our recent story we have covered details initially disclosed by Facebook which was available by...
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