Cybersecurity News


Critical MQTT-Related Bugs Open Industrial Networks to RCE Via Moxa

Critical MQTT-Related Bugs Open Industrial Networks to RCE Via Moxa A collection of five security vulnerabilities with a collective CVSS score of 10 out of 10 threaten critical infrastructure environments that use Moxa MXview.
11 February 2022

Cybercrooks Frame Targets by Planting Fabricated Digital Evidence

Cybercrooks Frame Targets by Planting Fabricated Digital Evidence The ‘ModifiedElephant’ threat actors are technically unimpressive, but they’ve evaded detection for a decade, hacking human rights advocates' systems with dusty old keyloggers and off-the-shelf RATs.
11 February 2022

Week in security with Tony Anscombe

New ESET Threat Report is out – How dark web services are moving to common apps and services – Leave romance scammers high and dry

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11 February 2022

Apple Patches Actively Exploited WebKit Zero Day

Apple Patches Actively Exploited WebKit Zero Day A memory issue affects myriad iPhone, iPad and MacOS devices and allows attackers to execute arbitrary code after processing malicious web content.
11 February 2022

These cybercriminals plant criminal evidence on human rights defender, lawyer devices

There's more than one way to silence civil rights activists, it seems.
11 February 2022

When love hurts: Watch out for romance scams this Valentine’s Day

Don’t be the next victim – spot the signs of a faux romance in time and send that scammer ‘packing’

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11 February 2022

Spanish police arrest suspects in SIM-swapping ring

Fraudsters used photocopies and stolen data to obtain duplicate SIM cards.
11 February 2022

$1.3 billion lost to romance scams in the past five years: FTC

Romance scams are reaching record-highs, regulators warn.
11 February 2022

Decryptor Keys Published for Maze, Egregor, Sekhmet Ransomwares

Decryptor Keys Published for Maze, Egregor, Sekhmet Ransomwares The Maze gang are purportedly never going back to ransomware and have destroyed all of their ransomware source code, said somebody claiming to be the developer.
10 February 2022

Sharp SIM-Swapping Spike Causes $68M in Losses

Sharp SIM-Swapping Spike Causes $68M in Losses The attacks, which lead to 2FA defeat and account takeover, have accelerated by several hundred percent in one year, leading to thousands of drained bank accounts.
10 February 2022

SAP Patches Severe ‘ICMAD’ Bugs

SAP Patches Severe ‘ICMAD’ Bugs SAP’s Patch Tuesday brought fixes for a trio of flaws in the ubiquitous ICM component in internet-exposed apps. One of them, with a risk score of 10, could allow attackers to hijack identities, steal data and more.
10 February 2022

SAP to Give Threat Briefing on Uber-Severe ‘ICMAD’ Bugs

SAP to Give Threat Briefing on Uber-Severe ‘ICMAD’ Bugs SAP’s Patch Tuesday brought fixes for a trio of flaws in the ubiquitous ICM component in internet-exposed apps. One of them, with a risk score of 10, could allow attackers to hijack identities, steal data and more.
10 February 2022

The Threat of Ransomware Attacks

 

How the spike in ransomware attacks presents an urgent threat to the payment security community. On the blog, we cover basic questions with Lisa Plaggemier, Executive Director National Cybersecurity Alliance and PCI SSC Executive Director Lance Johnson about this growing threat to businesses across the U.S. and around the world and how to better protect yourself from this dangerous attack.

10 February 2022

FritzFrog botnet returns to attack healthcare, education, government sectors

The botnet managed to strike at least 500 government and enterprise SSH servers in eight months.
10 February 2022

PHP Everywhere Bugs Put 30K+ WordPress Sites at Risk of RCE

PHP Everywhere Bugs Put 30K+ WordPress Sites at Risk of RCE The plug-in’s default settings spawned flaws that could allow for full site takeover but have since been fixed in an update that users should immediately install, Wordfence researchers said.
10 February 2022

Hidden in plain sight: How the dark web is spilling onto social media

A trip into the dark corners of Telegram, which has become a magnet for criminals peddling everything from illegal drugs to fake money and COVID-19 vaccine passes

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10 February 2022

PHP Everywhere code execution bugs impact thousands of WordPress websites

The remote code execution flaws are of critical severity.
10 February 2022

Russian Govt. Continues Carding Shop Crackdown

Russian authorities have arrested six men accused of operating some of the most active online bazaars for selling stolen payment card data. The crackdown -- the second closure of major card fraud shops by Russian authorities in as many weeks -- comes closely behind Russia's arrest of 14 alleged affiliates of the REvil ransomware gang, and has many in the cybercrime underground asking who might be next.
09 February 2022

Cybercriminals Swarm Windows Utility Regsvr32 to Spread Malware

Cybercriminals Swarm Windows Utility Regsvr32 to Spread Malware The living-off-the-land binary (LOLBin) is anchoring a rash of cyberattacks bent on evading security detection to drop Qbot and Lokibot.
09 February 2022

3 Tips for Facing the Harsh Truths of Cybersecurity in 2022, Part I

3 Tips for Facing the Harsh Truths of Cybersecurity in 2022, Part I Sonya Duffin, ransomware and data-protection expert at Veritas Technologies, shares three steps organizations can take today to reduce cyberattack fallout.
09 February 2022