Friday, May 11, 2018
Computer Security News

Computer Security News

Moxa-Industrial-Routers-Flaws

Critical Vulnerabilities Expose Moxa Industrial Routers to Cyber Attacks

Experts at Cisco’s Talos intelligence and research group alerted of 17 vulnerabilities in an industrial router from Moxa, including high severity command injection and denial-of-service (DoS) flaws.The vulnerabilities have been found...
Multi-Purpose-Botnet

Over 65,000 Routers Abused by Multi-Purpose Proxy Botnet

Akamai security researchers reported that a multi-purpose proxy botnet has ensnared over 65,000 routers exposed to Internet via the Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) protocol.The experts found that the vulnerable devices...
Mobile-Phishing-Attacks

Mobile Phishing Attacks Increase by 85% Per Year

The mobile security firm Lookout reported that the phishing attacks against mobile devices have increased by 85% annually since 2011.According to the researchers, what is even more disturbing is the fact...
Spectre-Patches

Microsoft and AMD Release Patches Against Spectre Attacks

Yesterday, Microsoft and AMD released microcode and operating system security patches against Spectre attacks.As soon as Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities have been discovered, AMD downplayed their impact on its processors, however,...
NetSupport-Manager-RAT

Hackers Deliver NetSupport Manager RAT via Fake Software Updates

FireEye security experts have found that hackers are leveraging compromised websites to distribute fake updates for popular software used to deliver NetSupport Manager RAT.NetSupport is an off-the-shelf RAT which system admins...
AWS-security-tools

Amazon Web Services Launches New Tools for Customer Security

Yesterday, Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced that they are launching new tools and services for improving user security. The tools will help customers to use private certificates, manage their firewalls, and...
Google-Chrome-Extensions

Google Bans Cryptocurrency Mining Chrome Extensions

A couple of day ago, Google announced that it will ban cryptocurrency mining extensions from the official Chrome Web Store.After finding that the crypto-mining extensions abuse users’ resources without their consent,...
HiddenMiner-Malware

HiddenMiner Android Malware Can Brick Infected Devices

Trend Micro security experts have found a new strain of Android cryptocurrency miner called ANDROIDOS HIDDENMINER. The malware abuses device CPU to mine Monero cryptocurrency.According to the researchers, HiddenMiner has been...
Apple-security-patch

Apple Patches Dozens of Vulnerabilities Across All Platforms

Last week, Apple released a brand new set of security patches to fix dozens of vulnerabilities impacting iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS, as well as Windows software.The iOS 11.3 release came...
Panda-Banker-Trojan

New Version of Panda Banker Trojan Attacks Japan

Arbor Networks security experts warned about a new threat actor which attacks financial institutions in Japan via the Panda Banker banking trojan (aka PandaBot, Zeus Panda).The security researchers at Fox-IT first...