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#hacking | Simple Yet Effective, Raccoon Malware Making Inroads among Cyber Criminals

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans That’s quite a track record for a piece of malware dismissed by some for having a relatively limited feature set. Despite the reputation issues, Raccoon is a reliable niche weapon that offers a way for nontechnical attackers to get up and running quickly. That’s a big […]

Fancy Bear #hackers are now #exploiting the #New York terror attack to #spread their #malware

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans As the US justice department forges ahead with its investigation into the Trump administration and any possible collusion with Russia, the Fancy Bear hackers continue refining their attacks against global targets. As part of their new phishing campaign, the hackers are capitalising on the recent New […]

Attackers #hijack #state agency #server for #malware

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Cybercriminals are always upping their game. One of their latest gambits, a sophisticated phishing attack that involved hosting malware on at least one state’s government servers, shows that they may be outpacing the good guys. The multistage targeted attack, discovered and announced last week by researchers […]

CyberSecurity Alert in South Korea and the United States as Data Stealing Malware Attacks the Infrastructure

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans FormBook is the new malware from attackers targeting manufacturing, defense, and aerospace firms in the South Korea and the United States. According to the expert FireEye researchers, Formbook was identified in numerous distribution campaigns attacking the U.S. with emails containing unauthentic XLS, DOC, or PDF files. […]

Copy-Pasting Malware Dev Made $63,000 From Mining Monero on IIS Servers

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A malware author (or authors) has made around $63,000 during the past five months by hacking unpatched IIS 6.0 servers and mining Monero. ESET researchers just recently uncovered the attacker’s operation. Experts say the malware author used CVE-2017-7269, a vulnerability in IIS 6.0 servers to take […]

Police: N. Korean Malware Used in Hacking Attack on S. Korean ATM Machines

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Police suspect that North Korea is behind the leak of financial transactions data which resulted from the hacking of dozens of ATM machines in subway stations and convenience stores earlier in March. The National Police Agency’s Cyber Bureau announced on Wednesday that its investigation so far […]

American Mac Computers Hacked With ‘FruitFly’ Surveillance Malware

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans American Apple Mac computers have been hacked with FruitFly malware, Forbes reports. The hack is thought to be for surveillance as hackers were able to jump into the webcams of the affected computers and take screenshots, though the FruitFly malware has the ability to take over […]

Malware Growth for Apple iOS Outnumbers Android’s

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Android devices across the world far outsell Apple devices; despite so hackers seek to attack iOS devices. Indeed, with Cisco Systems and IBM partnering with Apple for providing business associated services intended for corporate users, it’s expected that iOS devices will more-and-more become targets of malicious […]

What are Isis hackers up to now? United Cyber Caliphate dabbling in malware creation

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Islamic State (IS) hacking divisions made headlines last year as reports on their alleged hacking spree and kill lists emerged. Pro-ISIS hackers made headlines again recently after defacing several international government websites, indicating that the extremists group’s cyber division may be levelling up their skills and […]

WikiLeaks reveals CIA malware for hacking Linux computers

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The CIA has developed strains of malware specifically designed to target Linux computers. The existence of the malware, known as OutlawCountry, was revealed by WikiLeaks. It demonstrates the CIA is intent on accessing all kinds of computer system. Generally, mainstream malware attacks tend to focus on […]

Hidden Cobra hackers target U.S. with DeltaCharlie malware

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A new alert from the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team warns that the North Korean hacking team Hidden Cobra is targeting U.S. media, aerospace, financial and critical infrastructure sectors with botnet-related malware. The US-CERT warning comes from the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI, […]

Fileless malware targeting US restaurants went undetected by most AV

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Researchers have detected a brazen attack on restaurants across the United States that uses a relatively new technique to keep its malware undetected by virtually all antivirus products on the market. Malicious code used in so-called fileless attacks resides almost entirely in computer memory, a feat […]