New advanced hacking group targets governments, engineers worldwide

A new hacking group targeting entities worldwide to spy on them has been unmasked by researchers. Dubbed FamousSparrow by ESET, on Thursday, the team said that the advanced persistent threat (APT) group — many of whom are state-sponsored — is Read More …

Hackers are scanning for VMware CVE-2021-22005 targets, patch now!

Threat actors have already started targeting Internet-exposed VMware vCenter servers unpatched against a critical arbitrary file upload vulnerability patched yesterday that could lead to remote code execution. The security flaw tracked as CVE-2021-22005 impacts all vCenter Server 6.7 and 7.0 Read More …

CISA, FBI, and NSA Release Conti Ransomware Advisory To Help Organizations Reduce Risk Of Attack

WASHINGTON – The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and National Security Agency (NSA) published a cybersecurity advisory today regarding increased Conti ransomware cyberattacks. The advisory includes technical details on the threat and mitigation steps Read More …

Phishing-as-a-service operation uses double theft to boost profits

Microsoft says BulletProofLink, a large-scale phishing-as-a-service (PhaaS) operation it spotted while investigating recent phishing attacks, is the driving force behind many phishing campaigns that have targeted many corporate organizations lately. The threat actor behind BulletProofLink (also known as BulletProftLink and Read More …

Microsoft Exchange Autodiscover bugs leak 100K Windows credentials

Bugs in the implementation of Microsoft Exchange’s Autodiscover feature have leaked approximately 100,000 login names and passwords for Windows domains worldwide. In a new report by Amit Serper, Guardicore’s AVP of Security Research, the researcher reveals how the incorrect implementation Read More …

Russian state hackers use new TinyTurla malware as secondary backdoor

Russian state-sponsored hackers known as the Turla APT group have been using new malware over the past year that acted as a secondary persistence method on compromised systems in the U.S., Germany, and Afghanistan. Named TinyTurla due to its limited Read More …