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  • General SecurityPhoto of Hackers Using Homograph Domains And Infected Favicon

    Hackers Using Homograph Domains And Infected Favicon

    Hackers Using Homograph Domains And Infected Favicon Cybersecurity researchers today highlighted an evasive phishing technique that attackers are exploiting in the wild to target visitors of several sites with a quirk in domain names, and leverage modified favicons to inject e-skimmers and steal payment card information covertly. Sophisticated skimming attacks like Magecart have incorporated favicons before and impacted well-known companies like Claire’s, Tupperware, Smith & Wesson, Macy’s, and British…

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  • Misc & Other NewsPhoto of Iranian Hackers Accidentally Exposed Their Training Videos

    Iranian Hackers Accidentally Exposed Their Training Videos

    Iranian Hackers Accidentally Exposed Their Training Videos An OPSEC error by an Iranian threat actor has laid bare the inner workings of the hacking group by providing a rare insight into the “behind-the-scenes look into their methods.” IBM’s X-Force Incident Response Intelligence Services (IRIS) got hold of nearly five hours worth of video recordings of the state-sponsored group it calls…

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  • General SecurityPhoto of Cybersecurity Firm Finds More Spyware Hidden In Chinese Tax Software

    Cybersecurity Firm Finds More Spyware Hidden In Chinese Tax Software

    Cybersecurity Firm Finds More Spyware Hidden In Chinese Tax Software A malware campaign hiding backdoors in mandatory Chinese corporate tax software is far more extensive than at first thought, according to researchers from Trustwave. The vendor warned last month that it discovered several clients had unwittingly installed the GoldenSpy backdoor after agreeing to download the Intelligent Tax software product, produced by Aisino…

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  • General SecurityPhoto of Google Bans Stalkerware Ads From Its Pages

    Google Bans Stalkerware Ads From Its Pages

    Google Bans Stalkerware Ads From Its Pages Google has announced that they have planned to ban ads that promote stalkerware, spyware, and other forms of surveillance technology which could be used to track other persons without their knowledge. This new announcement was made as part of an upcoming update to Google Ads policies, which will come into effect on August…

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  • General SecurityPhoto of Joker Malware Apps Once Again Bypass Google’s Security To Spread Via Play Store

    Joker Malware Apps Once Again Bypass Google’s Security To Spread Via Play Store

    Joker Malware Apps Once Again Bypass Google’s Security To Spread Via Play Store A new variant of the infamous Joker malware has once again made it onto Google Play, with Google removing 11 malicious Android applications from its official app marketplace, researchers disclosed Thursday. Cybersecurity researchers took the wraps off yet another instance of Android malware hidden under the guise…

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  • General SecurityPhoto of Microsoft Seizes Malicious Domains Used In Mass Office 365 Attacks

    Microsoft Seizes Malicious Domains Used In Mass Office 365 Attacks

    Microsoft Seizes Malicious Domains Used In Mass Office 365 Attacks Microsoft has seized control of several malicious domains that were used in COVID-19-themed phishing attacks against its customers in 62 countries around the world. The sophisticated phishing attacks, which first began in December, have since compromised Office 365 accounts in 62 countries. The attackers behind the campaign have gained access…

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  • General SecurityPhoto of North Korean Hackers Are Skimming US And European Shoppers

    North Korean Hackers Are Skimming US And European Shoppers

    North Korean Hackers Are Skimming US And European Shoppers North Korean state sponsored hackers are implicated in the interception of online payments from American and European shoppers, Sansec research shows. Hackers associated with the APT Lazarus/HIDDEN COBRA group were found to be breaking into online stores of large US retailers and planting payment skimmers as early as May 2019, says…

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  • General SecurityPhoto of How To Protect Your Domain Name From Phishing And Other Scam Activities

    How To Protect Your Domain Name From Phishing And Other Scam Activities

    How To Protect Your Domain Name From Phishing And Other Scam Activities Apart from ownership rights, a domain name registration also entitles you to responsibilities for keeping it safe from malicious activities. Now we are taking a look at how you can keep your domain safe from phishing, etc. attacks by following ICANN’s security guidelines. What are phishing attacks about?…

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  • General SecurityPhoto of Google Play Removes 25 Apps Caught Stealing Facebook Credentials

    Google Play Removes 25 Apps Caught Stealing Facebook Credentials

    Google Play Removes 25 Apps Caught Stealing Facebook Credentials Google has been forced to remove apps from its Play Store after their true malicious functions were discovered. In this instance, 25 applications that were collectively downloaded over 2.34 million times were stealing Facebook credentials. French Cybersecurity firm Evina discovered the apps, which were removed from the Play Store in early…

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  • General SecurityPhoto of New EvilQuest Ransomware Discovered Targeting MacOS Users

    New EvilQuest Ransomware Discovered Targeting MacOS Users

    New EvilQuest Ransomware Discovered Targeting MacOS Users Mac users are now exposed to a new “EvilQuest” ransomware that encrypts files and causes multiple issues to the operating system. Malwarebytes has analyzed the ransomware today, which is being distributed through macOS pirate apps. Besides encrypting the victim’s files, EvilQuest also comes with capabilities to ensure persistence, log keystrokes, create a reverse…

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