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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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How Chinese Spies Got the N.S.A.’s Hacking Tools, and Used Them for Attacks

Cyberwarfare Cyber espionage is the name of the game as art of warfare has shifted from physical to cyberspace; we only see this in the movies and now a reality when state sponsored hackers are finding its way into the cyberspace for supremacy, and once again a mysterious hackers repurposed and recycled  sophisticated cyber tools...
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Human Resources Company Suffers Data Breach

One seriously threatening part about data breaches and getting hacked is the period from when the breach was done, and the actual time it takes for the end user or the company to find out that they’ve been attacked. You begin to think that from that certain phase, those cyber criminals may have already acquired...
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US License Plate Scanning Provider Hacked – Data Now on Dark Web

Perceptics, the firm that bills itself as “the sole provider of stationary LPRs” (license plate readers) at border crossing lanes for privately owned vehicles in the U.S., has been hacked. Tens of thousands of its internal files are now reportedly floating around the dark web for anyone to download. According to several cyber-security research consultants,...
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Hackers Infiltrate FBI Academy – Agents’ Info Posted Online

Authorities were investigating the online posting by hackers on Saturday. The personal information of hundreds of federal agents and police officers apparently stolen from websites affiliated with alumni of the FBI’s National Academy. Cyber Security Researchers counted at least 1,400 unique records of employees of the FBI, Secret Service, Capitol Police, U.S. Park Police and...
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Rabbit Malware Found Attacking Linux Servers and IoT

Cyber security researchers have just discovered a new malware, called “Linux Rabbit,” that targeted Linux servers and Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices in a campaign that began in August 2018 and continued until October 2018. The campaign targeted devices in Russia, South Korea, the UK, and the US. The campaign utilizes two strains of malware that share...
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Mac Malware Utilized by Hacking Group APT32 to Attack Servers

Mac Malware Utilized by Hacking Group APT32 to Attack Servers

A newly identified MacOS backdoor detected by AV companies as OSX_OCEANLOTUS.D that is perceived as the latest version of a threat used by OceanLotus (a.k.a. APT 32, APT-C-00, SeaLotus, and Cobalt Kitty).   OceanLotus was responsible for launching targeted attacks against human rights organizations, media organizations, research institutes, and maritime construction firms. The attackers behind...
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Infamous TA505 Hackers Attacked US Companies – Again

Cybercriminals behind the notorious Dridex and Locky ransomware have a new target in their sights – large retail, restaurant and grocery chains located in the US.   Researchers are warning the well-known financial criminal group TA505 is behind a new wave of email campaigns distributing personalized malware-laced attachments, a technique not previously associated with the...
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More than 1Million RDP Servers Attacked by BotNet-Wielding Hackers

Hackers have deployed a botnet that’s actively targeting systems running a remote desktop protocol (RDP) connection using a hard-to-detect brute-forcing mechanism.   A security researcher has discovered that more than 1.5 million RDP endpoints have so far been compromised by a botnet dubbed GoldBrute and that this figure is only expected to rise.   It...
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MimiKatz Ransomware – Specially designed for Hacking

In this day and age, digital aggressors are consistently gaining ground in their hacking apparatuses and systems so as to accomplish a greater vindictive plan. Be that as it may, this does not mean they are for saking the essential instruments, methods, and systems when leading a digital assault.   Indeed, a large portion of...
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