New Android malware ‘RatMilad’ can steal your data, record audio

A new Android spyware named ‘RatMilad’ was discovered targeting mobile devices in the Middle East, used to spy on victims and steal data. The RatMilad spyware was discovered by mobile security firm Zimperium who warned that the malware could be Read More …

NSA, CISA, FBI Warn of Custom Exfiltration Tools Being Used Against Defense Industrial Base Organization

FORT MEADE, Md. — The National Security Agency (NSA), the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), and the FBI released a Cybersecurity Advisory today that details the tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) that likely multiple advanced persistent threat (APT) groups Read More …

Lazarus hackers abuse Dell driver bug using new FudModule rootkit

The notorious North Korean hacking group ‘Lazarus’ was seen installing a Windows rootkit that abuses a Dell hardware driver in a Bring Your Own Vulnerable Driver attack. The spear-phishing campaign unfolded in the autumn of 2021, and the confirmed targets Read More …

Witchetty: Group Uses Updated Toolset in Attacks on Governments in Middle East

The Witchetty espionage group (aka LookingFrog) has been progressively updating its toolset, using new malware in attacks on targets in the Middle East and Africa. Among the new tools being used by the group is a backdoor Trojan (Backdoor.Stegmap) that Read More …

New hacking group ‘Metador’ lurking in ISP networks for months

A previously unknown threat actor that researchers have named ‘Metador’ has been breaching telecommunications, internet services providers (ISPs), and universities for about two years. Metador targets organizations in the Middle East and Africa and their purpose appears to be long-term Read More …

Webworm: Espionage Attackers Testing and Using Older Modified RATs

Symantec, by Broadcom Software, has gained insight into the current activities of a group we call Webworm. The group has developed customized versions of three older remote access Trojans (RATs), including Trochilus, Gh0st RAT, and 9002 RAT. At least one Read More …

New Wave of Espionage Activity Targets Asian Governments

A distinct group of espionage attackers who were formerly associated with the ShadowPad remote access Trojan (RAT) has adopted a new, diverse toolset to mount an ongoing campaign against a range of government and state-owned organizations in a number of Read More …

Boffins build microphone safety kit to detect eavesdroppers

Scientists from the National University of Singapore and Yonsei University in the Republic of Korea have developed a device for verifying whether your laptop microphone is secretly recording your conversations. The researchers – Soundarya Ramesh, Ghozali Suhariyanto Hadi, Sihun Yang, Read More …

Greece wiretap and spyware claims circle around PM Mitsotakis

It has been dubbed the Greek Watergate. What began as a surveillance of a little-known journalist in Greece has evolved into an array of revelations circling around the Greek government. The story emerged last spring, when Thanasis Koukakis found out Read More …

China strongly condemns US cyber attacks on China’s Northwestern Polytechnical University

China strongly condemns the cyber attacks launched by the United States on China’s Northwestern Polytechnical University, and urges the U.S. side to offer an explanation and immediately stop its unlawful moves, Foreign ministry spokesperson Mao Ning said Monday. It was Read More …