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Lazarus Targets Defense Companies with ThreatNeedle Malware

Lazarus Targets Defense Companies with ThreatNeedle Malware

2021-02-26 19:56

A spear-phishing campaigned linked to a North Korean APT uses “NukeSped” malware in cyberespionage attacks against defense companies.

Ransomware gang hacks Ecuador's largest private bank, Ministry of Finance

Ransomware gang hacks Ecuador's largest private bank, Ministry of Finance

2021-02-26 19:25

​A hacking group called 'Hotarus Corp' has hacked Ecuador's Ministry of Finance and the country's largest bank, Banco Pichincha, where they claim to have stolen internal data. [...]

Meet the Vaccine Appointment Bots, and Their Foes

Meet the Vaccine Appointment Bots, and Their Foes

2021-02-26 19:24

Having trouble scoring a COVID-19 vaccine appointment? You’re not alone. To cope, some people are turning to bots that scan overwhelmed websites and send alerts on social media when slots open up....

Business travelers are still at home due to employee worries, the slow vaccine rollout and the patchwork of COVID-19 rules

Business travelers are still at home due to employee worries, the slow vaccine rollout and the patchwork of COVID-19 rules

2021-02-26 18:40

Gartner research finds that only 11% of companies have resumed travel or plan to within the next six months.

Chinese Threat Actor Uses Browser Extension to Hack Gmail Accounts

Chinese Threat Actor Uses Browser Extension to Hack Gmail Accounts

2021-02-26 18:29

In early 2021, a Chinese threat actor tracked as TA413 attempted to hack into the Gmail accounts of Tibetan organizations using a malicious browser extension, researchers with cybersecurity firm...

Yeezy Fans Face Sneaker-Bot Armies for Boost ‘Sun’ Release

Yeezy Fans Face Sneaker-Bot Armies for Boost ‘Sun’ Release

2021-02-26 18:00

Sneaker bots ready to scoop up the new Yeezy Boost 700 “Sun” shoes to resell at a huge markup.

How stalkerware can threaten your safety and privacy, and how to avoid it

How stalkerware can threaten your safety and privacy, and how to avoid it

2021-02-26 17:56

With a stalkerware app on your phone, another person can spy on your activities and view your personal information, Kaspersky says.

Ryuk ransomware now self-spreads to other Windows LAN devices

Ryuk ransomware now self-spreads to other Windows LAN devices

2021-02-26 17:37

A new Ryuk ransomware variant with worm-like capabilities that allow it to spread to other devices on victims' local networks has been discovered by the French national cyber-security agency while...

Malware Gangs Partner Up in Double-Punch Security Threat

Malware Gangs Partner Up in Double-Punch Security Threat

2021-02-26 16:22

From TrickBot to Ryuk, more malware cybercriminal groups are putting their heads together when attacking businesses.

Security, Privacy Issues Found in Tens of COVID-19 Contact Tracing Apps

Security, Privacy Issues Found in Tens of COVID-19 Contact Tracing Apps

2021-02-26 15:40

An analysis of 40 COVID-19 contact tracing applications for Android has led to the discovery of numerous security and privacy issues, according to a new research paper. Contact tracing...