Security researchers find solid evidence linking Industroyer to NotPetya

Malware analysts from Slovak cyber-security firm ESET have found substantial evidence that links cyber-attacks performed against Ukraine’s power grid to the same group behind the NotPetya ransomware outbreak of June 2017. The link is not a direct one, but through Read More …

New Drupalgeddon Attacks Enlist Shellbot to Open Backdoors

Drupalgeddon 2.0 vulnerability is being exploited again by attackers using a time-honored technique of Shellbot, or PerlBot. Researchers are warning of a new wave of cyberattacks targeting unpatched Drupal websites that are vulnerable to Drupalgeddon 2.0. What’s unique about this Read More …

Over nine million cameras and DVRs open to APTs, botnet herders, and voyeurs

Millions of security cameras, DVRs, and NVRs contain vulnerabilities that can allow a remote attacker to take over devices with little effort, security researchers have revealed today. All vulnerable devices have been manufactured by Hangzhou Xiongmai Technology Co., Ltd.(Xiongmai hereinafter), a Read More …

Turla APT Changes Shape with New Code and Targets

The Turla APT group’s extensive activities have diversified this year, representing a mix of old code, new code and fresh targets. Perhaps most interesting, this sophisticated group is branching into using scripts and open-source code in its malware development – Read More …

Bank Servers Hacked to Trick ATMs into Spitting Out Millions in Cash

The US-CERT has released a joint technical alert from the DHS, the FBI, and Treasury warning about a new ATM scheme being used by the prolific North Korean APT hacking group known as Hidden Cobra. Hidden Cobra, also known as Lazarus Read More …

Use Windows, macOS? Don’t be hacked by PDF, patch these critical Adobe flaws now

Adobe’s scheduled October update for its Acrobat and Reader PDF software addresses 85 vulnerabilities, including dozens of critical flaws that allow arbitrary code execution. The patches also address multiple privilege-escalation and information-disclosure flaws, shoring up Adobe’s PDF software further following Read More …