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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • 20:35 GMT
200K Outlaw Botnet Uses SSH Brute Forcing to Propagate, Monero Mining for Profit

200K Outlaw Botnet Uses SSH Brute Forcing to Propagate, Monero Mining for Profit

Botnet kills and hijacks active miners with its own binaries

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • 00:58 GMT
Almost 50 Percent of 2018 Vulnerabilities Can Be Exploited Remotely

Almost 50 Percent of 2018 Vulnerabilities Can Be Exploited Remotely

Roughly 30% of reported vulnerabilities have public exploits

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 19th, 2018
New Modular tRat Remote Access Trojan Surfaced During September

New Modular tRat Remote Access Trojan Surfaced During September

The group was responsible for hundreds of Dridex campaigns

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 19th, 2018
Robocallers to Face Fines of Up to $10K Per Call According to TRACED Act

Robocallers to Face Fines of Up to $10K Per Call According to TRACED Act

Providers also required to implement spam detection measures

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 19th, 2018
Data Leak Incident Reported by Fortune 500 Metropolitan Life Insurance Company

Data Leak Incident Reported by Fortune 500 Metropolitan Life Insurance Company

SSNs, dates of birth, addresses, insurance coverage leaked

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 19th, 2018
OSIsoft Breached, All Domain Accounts, Emails, and Passwords Assumed Compromised

OSIsoft Breached, All Domain Accounts, Emails, and Passwords Assumed Compromised

Employees, interns, consultants, and contractors affected

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 19th, 2018
Instagram Exposes Passwords Stored in Plain Text

Instagram Exposes Passwords Stored in Plain Text

Users of the 'Download your data' tool on public PCs exposed

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 19th, 2018
Multiple Remote TP-Link TL-R600VPN Router Vulnerabilities Patched

Multiple Remote TP-Link TL-R600VPN Router Vulnerabilities Patched

RCE, information disclosure, and DoS issues fixed by TP-Link

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 16th, 2018
Cryptocurrency Trader Gets 15 Months of Jail for Stealing Bitcoin, Litecoin

Cryptocurrency Trader Gets 15 Months of Jail for Stealing Bitcoin, Litecoin

He expropriated $1.1 million worth of cryptocurrency

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 16th, 2018
Google Employs Machine Learning to Protect Users Who Install Apps from APKs

Google Employs Machine Learning to Protect Users Who Install Apps from APKs

Google Play Protect analyzes all apps it finds on the web

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 16th, 2018
Voxox Database Containing Around 26 Million SMS Entries Exposed 2FA, Reset Codes

Voxox Database Containing Around 26 Million SMS Entries Exposed 2FA, Reset Codes

Database server publicly accessible from the Internet

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 16th, 2018
DHS Cybersecurity Branch Signed into Existence by Trump

DHS Cybersecurity Branch Signed into Existence by Trump

POTUS officialized the rebranding and restructuring of NPPD

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 16th, 2018
Stealthy DarkGate Cryptocurrency Mining and Ransomware Evades AV Detection

Stealthy DarkGate Cryptocurrency Mining and Ransomware Evades AV Detection

Human operators also use it for remote control

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 16th, 2018
New HealthEquity Data Breach Exposes PII/PHI of Almost 21,000 Customers

New HealthEquity Data Breach Exposes PII/PHI of Almost 21,000 Customers

HealthEquity was also the victim of a data breach in June

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 16th, 2018
New WebCobra Cryptojacking Malware Uses Platform Specific Miners

New WebCobra Cryptojacking Malware Uses Platform Specific Miners

This new threat seems to spread via rogue PUP installers

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 16th, 2018
Mylobot Botnet Now Exfiltrates Data Using Second Stage Khalesi Trojan

Mylobot Botnet Now Exfiltrates Data Using Second Stage Khalesi Trojan

The botnet is also capable of DDoS and ransomware attacks

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  • By Sergiu Gatlan
  • November 15th, 2018
A RAT Just Made It in the Global Threat Index’s Top 10

A RAT Just Made It in the Global Threat Index’s Top 10

Cryptominers, worms, and malvertising took the other spots

 
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