Stay safe online - 2021-12-07

42 malicious websites used by Chinese espionage group got seized

Microsoft seized the domains linked to China-based hackers that targeted organizations in the US ad 28 other countries. More
News Security   December 07, 2021  

BitMart exchange suffers $196 million hack due to stolen private key

Hackers managed to steal millions of cryptocurrency tokens from an exchange. More
News Security   December 06, 2021  

Warning: users receive Covid-19 Omicron variant-themed phishing emails

The name of the new virus version locking all of the world used to lure users in a malicious email campaign. More
News Spam and phishing   December 03, 2021  

Emotet trojan returned after the takedown: detected in Japan

Emotet found newly spreading via fake Adobe Windows App Installer packages. More
News Viruses and parasites   December 02, 2021  

Twitter expands its policies: bans private media posting without consent

People now cannot post images of people without having their consent. More
News Security   December 01, 2021  

Panasonic network got hacked: the company discloses data breach

Hackers managed to enter the network and access data on file servers silently. More
News Security   November 30, 2021  

Hackers exploit poorly secured Google Cloud platform to mine crypto

Compromised Google Cloud accounts used to mine cryptocurrency and abuse the system. More
News Security   November 29, 2021  

New Linux malware CronRAT hides in tasks set to execute on February 31

Researchers found a RAT with never-before-seen stealth tactics - masking the actions with the non-existent calendar day. More
News Viruses and parasites   November 26, 2021  

New Windows Installer zero-day exploit abused by hackers

Researchers report the powerful elevation-of-privilege flaw allowing arbitrary code execution on fully-patched systems. More
News Web browsers and vulnerabilities   November 25, 2021  

Threat actors target the Middle East with advanced Android Spyware

The new variants of Android malware linked with a known APT group. More
News Viruses and parasites   November 24, 2021  

Major code execution bug in Imunify360 Linux server got patched

The vulnerability exploitation could be used to hijack web servers. More
News Web browsers and vulnerabilities   November 23, 2021  

Facebook Messenger and Instagram E2E encryption delayed until 2023

The default end-to-end encryption across messaging services pushed back by a year at least. More
News Security   November 22, 2021  

Spear-phishing attacks abuse the Glitch platform to steal credentials

Glitch service abused in attacks that target Middle East workers from major corporations. More
News Spam and phishing   November 19, 2021  

Microsoft and US, UK law enforcement warns about Iranian hacker groups

Hacker groups reportedly exploiting Microsoft, Fortinet flaws and increase the use of ransomware on targets. More
News Security   November 18, 2021  

New criminal tactics: exploit-as-a-service and buying zero-day flaws

Ransomware gangs raised funds to buy zero-day flaws and move to advanced exploit-as-a-service operations. More
News Security   November 17, 2021