Researchers Warn of Linux Cryptojacking Attackers Operating from Romania A threat group likely based in Romania and active since at least 2020 has been behind an active cryptojacking campaign targeting Linux-based machines with a previously undocumented SSH brute-forcer written in Golang. Dubbed “Diicot brute,” the password cracking tool is alleged
New Leak Reveals Abuse of Pegasus Spyware to Target Journalists Globally A sweeping probe into a data leak of more than 50,000 phone numbers has revealed an extensive misuse of Israeli company NSO Group’s Pegasus “military-grade spyware” to facilitate human rights violations by surveilling heads of state, activists, journalists, and
China’s New Law Requires Vendors to Report Zero-Day Bugs to Government The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) has issued new stricter vulnerability disclosure regulations that mandate software and networking vendors affected with critical flaws to mandatorily disclose them first-hand to the government authorities within two days of filing a report.
Instagram Launches ‘Security Checkup’ to Help Users Recover Hacked Accounts Instagram earlier this week introduced a new “Security Checkup” feature that aims to keep accounts safe and help users—whose accounts may have been compromised—to recover them. In order to gain access to accounts, users will be prompted to perform a
Israel based company helps governments target journalists and activists with 0 – Day and spyware attacks
Israel based company helps governments target journalists and activists with 0 – Day and spyware attacks Two of the zero-day Windows flaws rectified by Microsoft as part of its Patch Tuesday update earlier this week were weaponized by an Israel-based company called Candiru in a series of “precision attacks” to
16 Cybercriminals Behind Mekotio and Grandoreiro Banking Trojan Arrested in Spain Spanish law enforcement agencies on Wednesday arrested 16 individuals belonging to a criminal network in connection with operating two banking trojans as part of a social engineering campaign targeting financial institutions in Europe. The arrests were made in Ribeira