US charges five hackers part of Chinese state-sponsored group APT41

US charges five hackers part of Chinese state-sponsored group APT41

The US government has filed charges today against five Chinese nationals for hacking into more than 100 companies across the world, part of a state-sponsored…

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Malvertising: Online Advertisings’ Darker Side

Malvertising: Online Advertisings’ Darker Side

One of the trickiest challenges enterprises face is managing the balance between aggressively blocking malicious advertisements (aka malvertising) and allowing content to remain online, accessible…

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Destructive Malware Goes Mainstream as Attacks Soar 200%

Destructive Malware Goes Mainstream as Attacks Soar 200%

The volume of destructive malware attacks has risen by 200% year-on-year in the first half of 2019, according to new data from IBM X-Force. Once…

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Nation-State APTs Target U.S. Utilities With Dangerous Malware

Nation-State APTs Target U.S. Utilities With Dangerous Malware

Researchers believe that nation-state actors are behind several spearphishing campaigns targeting U.S. utility companies with newly-identified malware, which has the capabilities to view system data…

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A universal bypass tricks Cylance AI antivirus into accepting all top 10 Malware

A universal bypass tricks Cylance AI antivirus into accepting all top 10 Malware

Researchers from Skylight Cyber, an Australian cybersecurity enterprise, have tricked Blackberry Cylance’s AI-based antivirus product. They identified a peculiar bias of the antivirus product towards…

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Hacker Uses Porn To Lure Victims to Download Android Ransomware

Hacker Uses Porn To Lure Victims to Download Android Ransomware

A hacker has been using links to a porn app to trick users into installing a new Android ransomware strain. The ransomware, dubbed “Android/Filecoder.C” has been circulating…

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Malware Researcher Hutchins Sentenced to Supervised Release

Malware Researcher Hutchins Sentenced to Supervised Release

Marcus Hutchins, the researcher known for stopping WannaCry, avoids jail time over charges of creating and distributing Kronos malware. Marcus Hutchins, a security researcher known…

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Rare Steganography Hack Can Compromise Fully Patched Websites

An unusual steganographic technique that an attacker can use to implant a malicious webshell on unsuspecting websites has been spotted in Latin America. According to…

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VideoLAN's VLC Media Player Has Serious Flaw

VideoLAN’s VLC Media Player Has Serious Flaw

The latest edition of nonprofit VideoLAN’s VLC media player software has what Germany agency CERT-Bund is calling a serious security flaw that allows hackers to…

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Iran-Linked APT34 Invites Victims to LinkedIn for Fresh Malware Infections

Iran-Linked APT34 Invites Victims to LinkedIn for Fresh Malware Infections

The group was posing as a researcher from Cambridge and was found to have added three new malware families to its spy arsenal. A recent…

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