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 2021-11-25 19:30 

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How cybercriminals adjusted their scams for Black Friday 2021...

Black Friday is approaching, and while shoppers prepare to open their wallets, cybercriminals hone their malware droppers, phishing lures, and fake sites. [...]...

 2021-11-25 15:45 

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New CronRAT malware infects Linux systems using odd day cron jobs...

Security researchers have discovered a new remote access trojan (RAT) for Linux that keeps an almost invisible profile by hiding in tasks scheduled for execution on a non-existent day, February 31st. [...]...

 2021-11-25 15:45 

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New Linux malware hides in cron jobs with invalid dates...

Security researchers have discovered a new remote access trojan (RAT) for Linux that keeps an almost invisible profile by hiding in tasks scheduled for execution on a non-existent day, February 31st. [...]...

 2021-11-25 14:26 

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Discord malware campaign targets crypto and NFT communities...

A new malware campaign on Discord uses the Babadeda crypter to hide malware that targets the crypto, NFT, and DeFi communities. [...]...

 2021-11-25 08:51 

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Microsoft Defender for Endpoint fails to start on Windows Server...

Microsoft has confirmed a new issue impacting Windows Server devices preventing the Microsoft Defender for Endpoint security solution from launching on some systems. [...]...

 2021-11-24 20:46 

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Windows 10 KB5007253 update released with network printing fixes...

Microsoft has released the optional KB5007253 Preview cumulative update for Windows 10 2004, Windows 10 20H2, Windows 10 21H1, and Windows 10 21H2 that claims to fix the 0x000006e4, 0x0000007c, or 0x00000709 network printing errors. [...]...

 2021-11-24 19:08 

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Germany to force ISPs to give discounts for slow Internet speeds...

A new regulation coming in the form of an amendment in the Telecommunications Act of Germany could radically change the relationship between consumers and internet service providers. [...]...

 2021-11-24 18:42 

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Hackers exploit Microsoft MSHTML bug to steal Google, Instagram creds...

A newly discovered Iranian threat actor is stealing Google and Instagram credentials belonging to Farsi-speaking targets worldwide using a new PowerShell-based stealer dubbed PowerShortShell by security researchers at SafeBreach Labs. [...]...

 2021-11-24 17:13 

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FBI: Online shoppers risk losing over $53M to holiday scams...

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) warned today that online shoppers risk losing more than $53 million during this year's holiday season to scams promising bargains and hard-to-find gifts. [...]...

 2021-11-24 16:08 

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Stealthy new JavaScript malware infects Windows PCs with RATs...

A new stealthy JavaScript malware loader named RATDispenser is being used to infect devices with a variety of remote access trojans (RATs) in phishing attacks. [...]...

 2021-11-24 15:47 

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GoDaddy data breach hits WordPress hosting services resellers...

GoDaddy says the recently disclosed data breach affecting roughly 1.2 million customers has also hit multiple Managed WordPress services resellers. [...]...

 2021-11-24 14:57 

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Ukraine arrests 'Phoenix' hackers behind Apple phishing attacks...

The Security Service of Ukraine (SSU) has arrested five members of the international 'Phoenix' hacking group who specialize in the remote hacking of mobile devices. [...]...

 2021-11-24 14:23 

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Mediatek eavesdropping bug impacts 30% of all Android smartphones...

MediaTek fixed security vulnerabilities that could have allowed attackers to eavesdrop on Android phone calls, execute commands, or elevate their privileges to a higher level. [...]...

 2021-11-24 13:02 

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Black Friday 2021 deal: 20% off Zero2Automated malware analysis courses...

The popular Zero2Automated malware analysis and reverse-engineering course is having another Black Friday and Cyber Monday promotion this year, where you can get 20% off all courses on their site. [...]...

 2021-11-23 21:35 

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Threat actors find and compromise exposed services in 24 hours...

Researchers set up 320 honeypots to see how quickly threat actors would target exposed cloud services and report that 80% of them were compromised in under 24 hours. [...]...

 2021-11-23 21:09 

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Malware now trying to exploit new Windows Installer zero-day...

Malware creators have already started testing a proof-of-concept exploit targeting a new Microsoft Windows Installer zero-day publicly disclosed by security researcher Abdelhamid Naceri over the weekend. [...]...

 2021-11-23 20:01 

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The Best Black Friday 2021 Security, IT, VPN, & Antivirus Deals...

Black Friday is almost here and there are already great deals available for computer security, software, online courses, system admin services, antivirus, and VPN software. [...]...

 2021-11-23 19:52 

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FBI warns of phishing targeting high-profile brands' customers...

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) warned today of recently detected spear-phishing email campaigns targeting customers of "brand-name companies" in attacks known as brand phishing. [...]...

 2021-11-23 18:31 

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Apple sues spyware-maker NSO Group, notifies iOS exploit targets...

Apple has filed a lawsuit against Pegasus spyware-maker NSO Group and its parent company for the targeting and spying of Apple users with surveillance tech. [...]...

 2021-11-23 18:05 

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Researchers warn of severe risks from 'Printjack' printer attacks...

A team of Italian researchers has compiled a set of three attacks called 'Printjack,' warning users of the significant consequences of over-trusting their printer. [...]...

 2021-11-23 17:09 

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Microsoft Edge adds Super Duper Secure Mode to Stable channel...

Microsoft has quietly added a 'Super Duper Secure Mode' to the Microsoft Edge web browser, a new feature that brings security improvements without significant performance losses. [...]...

 2021-11-23 16:00 

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Over nine million Android devices infected by info-stealing trojan...

A large-scale malware campaign on Huawei's AppGallery has led to approximately 9,300,000 installs of Android trojans masquerading as over 190 different apps [...]...

 2021-11-23 15:38 

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Tardigrade hackers target big pharma vaccine makers with stealthy malware...

An advanced hacking group known as 'Tardigrade' is targeting biomanufacturing facilities and research centers working on vaccines and critical medicines. [...]...

 2021-11-23 15:38 

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Hackers target biomanufacturing with stealthy Tardigrade malware...

An advanced hacking group is actively targeting biomanufacturing facilities with a new custom malware called 'Tardigrade.'; [...]...

 2021-11-22 23:49 

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Windows 11 KB5007262 Cumulative Update Preview Released...

Microsoft has released the optional KB5007262 Preview cumulative update for Windows 11 with 70 fixes or improvements. [...]...

 2021-11-22 22:40 

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New Windows zero-day with public exploit lets you become an admin...

A security researcher has publicly disclosed an exploit for a new Windows zero-day local privilege elevation vulnerability that gives admin privileges in Windows 10, Windows 11, and Windows Server. [...]...

 2021-11-22 22:04 

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Exploit released for Microsoft Exchange RCE bug, patch now...

Proof-of-concept exploit code has been released online over the weekend for an actively exploited high severity vulnerability impacting Microsoft Exchange servers. [...]...

 2021-11-22 20:05 

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UK govt warns thousands of SMBs their online stores were hacked...

The UK's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) says it warned the owners of more than 4,000 online stores that their sites were compromised in Magecart attacks to steal the payment info of customers. [...]...

 2021-11-22 18:45 

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US govt warns of increased ransomware risks during holidays...

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the FBI warned critical infrastructure partners and public/private sector organizations not to let down their defenses against ransomware attacks during the holiday season. [...]...

 2021-11-22 18:30 

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Hackers hit Iran's Mahan airline, claim confidential data theft...

One of Iran's largest privately-owned airlines, Mahan Air, has announced a cybersecurity incident that has resulted in its website going offline and potentially data loss. [...]...

 2021-11-22 17:34 

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Black Friday 2021 Deal: 60% off Malwarebytes Premium...

Malwarebytes's Black Friday deals are live with 60% off Malwarebytes Premium and 50% off the Malwarebytes Premium + Privacy. [...]...

 2021-11-22 17:10 

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Biometric auth bypassed using fingerprint photo, printer, and glue...

Researchers demonstrated that fingerprints could be cloned for biometric authentication for as little as $5 without using any sophisticated or uncommon tools. [...]...

 2021-11-22 16:43 

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GoDaddy hack causes data breach affecting 1.2 million customers...

GoDaddy said in a data breach notification published today that the data of up to 1.2 million of its customers was exposed after hackers gained access to the company's Managed WordPress hosting environment. [...]...

 2021-11-22 14:56 

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Wind turbine giant Vestas' data compromised in cyberattack...

Vestas Wind Systems, a leader in wind turbine manufacturing, has shut down its IT systems after suffering a cyberattack. [...]...

 2021-11-21 19:07 

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How to download a Windows 10 21H2 ISO from Microsoft...

Microsoft released Windows 10 21H2, the November 2021 Update, last week and you can now download an ISO image for the new version to put aside for emergencies or clean installs. [...]...

 2021-11-21 15:00 

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US SEC warns investors of ongoing govt impersonation attacks...

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has warned US investors of scammers impersonating SEC officials in government impersonator schemes via phone calls, voicemails, emails, and letters. [...]...

 2021-11-20 17:55 

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Microsoft Exchange servers hacked in internal reply-chain attacks...

Threat actors are hacking Microsoft Exchange servers using ProxyShell and ProxyLogon exploits to distribute malware and bypass detection using stolen internal reply-chain emails. [...]...

 2021-11-20 15:00 

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Microsoft: Office 365 will boost default protection for all users...

Microsoft is rolling out Built-In Protection to Defender for Office 365, a new feature that would automatically enable recommended settings and policies to make sure all new and existing users get at least a basic level of protection. [...]...

 2021-11-20 00:19 

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The Week in Ransomware - November 19th 2021 - Targeting Conti...

While last week was full of arrests and law enforcement actions, this week has been much quieter, with mostly new research released. [...]...

 2021-11-19 22:30 

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Some Tesla owners unable to unlock cars due to server errors...

Some Tesla owners worldwide are unable to unlock or communicate with their cars using the app due to an outage of the company's servers. [...]...

 2021-11-19 19:05 

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Emotet botnet comeback hatched by ex-Ryuk member now part of Conti gang...

The Emotet botnet is back by popular demand, resurrected by its former operator convinced by ex-members of the Ryuk ransomware gang. [...]...

 2021-11-19 19:05 

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Emotet botnet comeback orchestrated by Conti ransomware gang...

The Emotet botnet is back by popular demand, resurrected by its former operator, who was convinced by members of the Conti ransomware gang. [...]...

 2021-11-19 18:54 

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New Windows 11 build fixes Microsoft Installer issue breaking apps...

Microsoft has fixed a recently confirmed Windows 11 issue in a newly released build for Windows Insiders in the Beta and Release Preview channels. [...]...

 2021-11-19 16:32 

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Fake TSA PreCheck sites scam US travelers with fake renewals...

There has been a surge in reports of people getting scammed after visiting TSA PreCheck, Global Entry, and NEXUS application service sites, being charged $140 only to get nothing in return. [...]...

 2021-11-19 15:49 

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Microsoft Authenticator gets new enterprise security features...

Microsoft has added new security features for Microsoft Authenticator users that further secure the app and make it easier to roll out in enterprise environments. [...]...

 2021-11-19 15:35 

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Utah medical center hit by data breach affecting 582k patients...

Utah Imaging Associates (UIA), a Utah-based radiology center, has announced a data breach affecting 582,170 people after their personal information was exposed. [...]...

 2021-11-19 14:57 

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Six million Sky routers exposed to takeover attacks for 17 months...

Around six million Sky Broadband customer routers in the UK were affected by a critical vulnerability that took over 17 months to roll out a fix to customers. [...]...

 2021-11-19 13:05 

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US regulators order banks to report cyberattacks within 36 hours...

US federal bank regulatory agencies have approved a new rule requiring banks to notify their primary federal regulators of significant computer-security incidents within 36 hours. [...]...

 2021-11-19 11:36 

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Microsoft: Windows Installer breaks apps after updates, repairs...

Microsoft has confirmed a new known issue impacting client and server Windows versions that breaks apps after updating or repairing them using the Windows Installer (previously known as Microsoft Installer). [...]...

 2021-11-18 21:19 

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Android malware BrazKing returns as a stealthier banking trojan...

The BrazKing Android banking trojan has returned with dynamic banking overlays and a new implementation trick that enables it to operate without requesting risky permissions. [...]...

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