19-Year Old WinRAR RCE Vulnerability Gets Micropatch Which Keeps ACE Support

A micropatch was released to fix a 19-year old arbitrary code execution vulnerability impacting 500 million users of the WinRAR compression tool and to keep ACE support after the app’s devs removed it when they patched the security issue. Nadav Grossman from Check Point Software Technologies was Read More …

Malspam campaign fakes Google reCAPTCHA images to fool victims

A recently discovered malspam campaign targeting customers of a Polish bank was found using forgeries of Google reCAPTCHA images to fake legitimacy. The banking malware was delivered via phishing emails that purported to seekin confirmation of a recent banking transaction Read More …

Ransomware encrypts Australian cardiac clinic’s patient files

Employees of Melbourne Heart Group in Malvern, Australia, have been unable to access patients’ medical records following a January ransomware attack that encrypted the health care provider’s files. The cardiology clinic disclosed the incident today on its website’s home page. “We Read More …

Hackers Use Compromised Banks as Starting Points for Phishing Attacks

Cybercriminals attacking banks and financial organizations use their foothold in a compromised infrastructure to gain access to similar targets in other regions or countries. In a report released today and shared with BleepingComputer, international security company Group-IB specialized in preventing cyber Read More …

Senior Defence figure raises concerns about future cyber attacks

One of Australia’s senior military figures says the threat of cyber attacks against the nation’s infrastructure and military networks is on the rise. Major General Marcus Thompson leads the Information Warfare Division, which was set up in mid-2017 with the Read More …