Thursday, September 20, 2018

ThreatList: Attacks on Industrial Control Systems on the Rise

The main source of infection on industrial control systems was the internet, researchers at Kaspersky Lab found in a new report. Source link

Threatlist: Email Attacks Surge, Targeting Execs

Overall, the number of email fraud attacks per targeted company rose 25 percent from the previous quarter (to 35 on average) and 85 percent from the year-ago quarter. Source link

Mirai, Gafgyt Botnets Return to Target Infamous Apache Struts, SonicWall Flaws

By implementing the "Equifax bug," it's the first known time a Mirai IoT botnet variant has targeted an Apache Struts vulnerability. Source link

Threat Actors Eyeing IQY Files To Peddle Malspam

The Necurs Botnet, DarkHydrus and other threat actors are turning to the inconspicuous files. Source link

Tiny Island Atoll’s Domain Used in Widespread Ad Fraud

The campaign is believed to bring in close to $22,000 per month for bad actors. Source link

Russian hacking, 2016 U.S. elections, social media, fake Americans, Russia’s cyberattacks, espionage, Twitter, Facebook,...

The Russia connectionTwitter, Facebook face senators againPublished 5 September 2018The Senate Intelligence Committee is set to hear from two top social media executives today (Wednesday) on what they have been...

Most Important Cyber Attack Techniques that often used by Hackers

The cyber attack occurs on a daily basis, and these can range from attacks on tech giants to individuals falling foul to the many scams which are present online. Thankfully, there...

Open .Git Directories Leave 390K Websites Vulnerable

An exhaustive scan shows hundreds of thousands of websites potentially exposing sensitive data such as database passwords, API keys and so on. Source link

‘Domestic Kitten’ Mobile Spyware Campaign Aims at Iranian Targets

Spreading via fake Android apps, the malware lifts a range of sensitive information from victims' devices. Source link

Top MacOS App Exfiltrates Browser Histories Behind Users’ Backs

A macOS App called Adware Doctor blocks ads, but shares user browser history with a China-based domain. Source link