Thursday, July 19, 2018
Atlanta-malware-attack

Computers in Atlanta Infected by Ransomware

Atlanta officials reported that the computers in the city were infected by a severe ransomware attack.Last Thursday, the mayor of Atlanta Keisha Lance Bottoms reported that a malware has paralyzed some...
Meltdown-Spectre-Patches

Google Releases Additional Meltdown and Spectre Patches for Chrome OS

Google reported that Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities keep infecting devices with Intel processors. Thus, the company releases additional security patches for Chrome OS.Hackers can exploit the Meltdown and Spectre attacks for...
TeleRAT-Android-Trojan

TeleRAT Android Trojan Uses Telegram to Exfiltrate Data

The experts at Palo Alto Networks found a brand new Android trojan called TeleRAT. The trojan uses Telegram Bot API for command and control (C&C) server communication and data exfiltration.The TeleRAT...
Facebook-data-breach

After the Security Breach, Facebook States Data Must be Regulated

On Saturday, the Observer reported that the political research company Cambridge Analytica with ties to President Trump, had acquired 50 million Facebook user accounts without authorization. Since then, Facebook market shares...
Coverity-Scan-Cryptocurrency

Hackers Abused Coverity Scan for Cryptocurrency Mining

The free service Coverity Scan, used by thousands developers for finding and fixing bugs in their open source projects, was suspended due to recent hackers' attacks. According to security researchers, the...
MikroTik-RouterOS-Vulnerability

Security Researchers Found Buffer Overflow Vulnerability in MikroTik RouterOS

Core Security researchers have found a remotely exploitable buffer overflow vulnerability which affects MikroTik RouterOS in versions older than its latest one.The Latvian vendor MikroTik is known for producing routers used...
RottenSys-Malware

The RottenSys Malware Hit 5 Million Android Devices

A Chinese strain of malware called RottenSys managed to infect nearly 5 million Android devices.“The Check Point Mobile Security Team has discovered a new widespread malware family targeting nearly 5 million...
Qrypter-RAT-Trojan

Qrypter RAT Trojan Infected Hundreds Organizations Worldwide

Qrypter RAT trojan infected 243 organizations worldwide last month. Currently, the popularity of the trojan keeps increasing.The Qrypter RAT (aka Qarallax, Quaverse, QRAT, and Qontroller) is a brand new strain of...
Microsoft-critical -vulnerabilities

Over Dozen Critical Vulnerabilities Patched by Microsoft

Yesterday, Microsoft released its latest security patch which fixed a total of 75 flaws, including more than a dozen critical vulnerabilities affecting the Internet Explorer and Edge web browsers.This month, the...
MuddyWater-campaign

Researchers Link Cyber Espionage Attacks to MuddyWater Campaign

Security researchers at Trend Micro link recent cyber espionage attacks against organizations in Pakistan, Turkey, and Tajikistan to older MuddyWater campaigns.The MuddyWater campaigns managed to make a great confusion before, making...