Stay safe online - 2023-09-30

Ivanti zero-day allowed hackers to infiltrate Norwegian government IT systems

A rare Zero-Day vulnerability exploited in Ivanti's EPMM software. More

APT41 launches mobile attacks with advanced spyware WyrmSpy and DragonEgg

APT41 broadens its attack landscape to mobile devices. China's notorious state-backed APT41 hacking group, with a history of targeting various global industries, is evolving its cyberattack methodology to include mobile platforms.More
News Viruses and parasites   July 20, 2023  

Security researchers concerned over Google Bard's limitations

Google Bard's potential for malicious use. The rapid advancement of generative AI has transformed the field of artificial intelligence, allowing machines to generate content that is nearly identical to human creations.More
News Security   July 17, 2023  

Chinese hackers Storm-0558 exploit bug in Microsoft cloud to breach US govt email accounts

The cybersecurity breach. A recent cyber-security incident has sent shockwaves across the digital world.More
News Security   July 13, 2023  

Charming Kitten hackers employ latest NokNok malware to target macOS users

Charming Kitten's new approach and targeting. Security researchers have discovered a new campaign by the infamous Charming Kitten APT group, also known as APT42 or Phosphorus.More
News Viruses and parasites   July 10, 2023  

Ransomware attack forces Nagoya Port operations to halt for over two days

Ransomware attack at Nagoya Port. In a severe disruption to Japan's trade and commerce sectors, the Port of Nagoya, Japan's largest and busiest port, was targeted in a ransomware attack, halting its operations for over two days.More
News   July 06, 2023  

Hacked SSH servers and proxyjacking: a lucrative monetization scheme

The rise of proxyjacking attacks. The cybersecurity landscape has recently seen the emergence of a new and concerning threat known as proxyjacking attacks.More
News Security   July 03, 2023  

Siemens Energy confirms breach in major Clop ransomware attack via MOVEit vulnerability

Siemens Energy targeted in massive MOVEit attack. Siemens Energy, along with other energy and technology giants, has confirmed being targeted by the notorious Clop ransomware group, which exploited a zero-day vulnerability in Progress Software’s MOVEit managed file transfer software.More
News Viruses and parasites   June 29, 2023  

Windows malware spreads through infected Super Mario game

Trojanized Super Mario game infects users with Windows malware. More
News Viruses and parasites   June 26, 2023  

FTC is accusing Amazon of using "dark patterns" to make users subscribe to Prime

Amazon accused of misleading consumers into subscriptions. More
News Security   June 22, 2023  

Pro-China Hacker Group exploits Barracuda ESG Zero-Day Vulnerability

Pro-China Hacker Group UNC4841 behind targeted data-theft attacks. More
News Security   June 19, 2023  

Massive phishing campaign of 6,000 sites imitating 100 top brands

Widespread brand impersonation campaign targets popular apparel brands. More
News Spam and phishing   June 15, 2023  

Malwarebytes facing legal hurdle: labeling rival apps as "Unwanted" under scrutiny

The curious case of unwanted programs. In a significant turn of events, the US Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that Enigma Software Group can pursue its longstanding lawsuit against rival cybersecurity firm Malwarebytes.More
News   June 08, 2023  

Russia accuses Apple of hacking iPhones with US spy agencies

Russia's accusations and Apple's denial. Apple, the California-based tech giant, is accused by Russia's Federal Security Service of participating in a coordinated spy campaign with the US government to spy on Russian iPhone users.More
News Security   June 05, 2023  

Dental insurance provider hit by LockBit ransomware attack affecting 8.9M customers

Massive data breach exposes personal information of dental insurance customers. More
News Viruses and parasites   May 31, 2023