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Browsers Bugs Exploited to Install 2 New Backdoors on Targeted Computers
October 30, 2020

Cybersecurity researchers have disclosed details about a new watering hole attack targeting the Korean diaspora that exploits vulnerabilities in web browsers such as Google Chrome and Internet Explorer to deploy malware for espionage purposes. Dubbed “Operation Earth Kitsune” by Trend Micro, the campaign involves the use of SLUB (for SLack and githUB) malware and two new backdoors dneSpy and

KashmirBlack Botnet Hijacks Thousands of Sites Running On Popular CMS Platforms
October 29, 2020

An active botnet comprising hundreds of thousands of hijacked systems spread across 30 countries is exploiting “dozens of known vulnerabilities” to target widely-used content management systems (CMS). The “KashmirBlack” campaign, which is believed to have started around November 2019, aims for popular CMS platforms such as WordPress, Joomla!, PrestaShop, Magneto, Drupal, Vbulletin, OsCommerence,

How to Run Google SERP API Without Constantly Changing Proxy Servers
October 29, 2020

You’ve probably run into a major problem when trying to scrape Google search results. Web scraping tools allow you to extract information from a web page. Companies and coders from across the world use them to download Google’s SERP data. And they work well for a little while. After several scrapes, Google’s automated security system kicks in. Then it kicks you out. The standard was to bypass

FBI, DHS, HHS Warn of Imminent, Credible Ransomware Threat Against U.S. Hospitals
October 29, 2020

On Monday, Oct. 27, KrebsOnSecurity began following up on a tip from a reliable source that an aggressive Russian cybercriminal gang known for deploying ransomware was preparing to disrupt information technology systems at hundreds of hospitals, clinics and medical care facilities across the United States. Today, officials from the FBI and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security hastily assembled a conference call with healthcare industry executives warning about an “imminent cybercrime threat to U.S. hospitals and healthcare providers.”

FBI, DHS Warn Of Possible Major Ransomware Attacks On Healthcare Systems
October 28, 2020

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Departments of Homeland Security, and Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a joint alert Wednesday warning of an “imminent” increase in ransomware and other cyberattacks against hospitals and healthcare providers. “Malicious cyber actors are targeting the [Healthcare and Public Health] Sector with TrickBot malware, often leading to ransomware

Security Blueprints of Many Companies Leaked in Hack of Swedish Firm Gunnebo
October 28, 2020

In March 2020, KrebsOnSecurity alerted Swedish security giant Gunnebo Group that hackers had broken into its network and sold the access to a criminal group which specializes in deploying ransomware. In August, Gunnebo said it had successfully thwarted a ransomware attack, but this week it emerged that the intruders stole and published online tens of thousands of sensitive documents – including schematics of client bank vaults and surveillance systems.

The Gunnebo Group is a Swedish multinational company that provides physical security to a variety of clients globally, including banks, government agencies, airports, casinos, jewelry stores, tax agencies and even nuclear power plants. The company has operations in 25 countries, more than 4,000 employees, and billions in revenue annually.

DDoS attacks in Q3 2020
October 28, 2020

If Q2 2020 surprised us with an unusually high number of DDoS attacks for this period, the Q3 figures point to a normalization. Judging by the number of unique targets, in comparison with last quarter, cybercriminals were more attracted by European, and less by the Asian countries.

[Webinar and eBook] Learn How to Get the Best Value From Your EDR Solution
October 28, 2020

Many companies rely on Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) solutions as their primary security tool to protect their organizations against cyber threats. EDR was introduced around eight years ago, and analysts now peg the EDR market size as $1.5 to $2.0 billion in annual revenue globally, expecting it to quadruple over the next five years. The recent introduction of Extended Detection and

TrickBot Linux Variants Active in the Wild Despite Recent Takedown
October 28, 2020

Efforts to disrupt TrickBot may haveshut downmost of its critical infrastructure, but the operators behind the notorious malware aren’t sitting idle. According to new findings shared by cybersecurity firmNetscout, TrickBot’s authors have moved portions of their code to Linux in an attempt to widen the scope of victims that could be targeted. TrickBot, a financial Trojan first detected in 2016

Akamai Acquires Asavie
October 27, 2020

Asavie’s mobile, IoT, and security products and services will become part of the Akamai Security and Personalization Services product line.

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