Malware

Pierluigi Paganini April 04, 2024
Jackson County, Missouri, discloses a ransomware attack

Jackson County, Missouri, confirmed that a ransomware attack has disrupted several county services. A ransomware attack disrupted several services of the Jackson County, Missouri. The County Executive Frank White, Jr. declared a state of emergency. “Jackson County has confirmed a ransomware attack was responsible for the disruption of several county services today.” reads the statement […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 03, 2024
The New Version of JsOutProx is Attacking Financial Institutions in APAC and MENA via Gitlab Abuse

Resecurity researchers warn that a new Version of JsOutProx is targeting financial institutions in APAC and MENA via Gitlab abuse. Resecurity has detected a new version of JSOutProx, which is targeting financial services and organizations in the APAC and MENA regions. JSOutProx is a sophisticated attack framework utilizing both JavaScript and .NET. It employs the […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 01, 2024
New Vultur malware version includes enhanced remote control and evasion capabilities

Researchers detected a new version of the Vultur banking trojan for Android with enhanced remote control and evasion capabilities. Researchers from NCC Group discovered a new version of the Vultur banking trojan for Android that includes new enhanced remote control and evasion capabilities. Some of the new features implemented in this variant include the ability […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 01, 2024
Info stealer attacks target macOS users

Experts warn of info stealer malware, including Atomic Stealer, targeting Apple macOS users via malicious ads and rogue websites. Jamf Threat Labs researchers analyzed info stealer malware attacks targeting macOS users via malicious ads and rogue websites. One of the attacks spotted by the researchers relied on sponsored ads proposed to the users while searching […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 31, 2024
DinodasRAT Linux variant targets users worldwide

A Linux variant of the DinodasRAT backdoor used in attacks against users in China, Taiwan, Turkey, and Uzbekistan, researchers from Kaspersky warn. Researchers from Kaspersky uncovered a Linux version of a multi-platform backdoor DinodasRAT that was employed in attacks targeting China, Taiwan, Turkey, and Uzbekistan. DinodasRAT (aka XDealer) is written in C++ and supports a broad range of capabilities to […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 30, 2024
Expert found a backdoor in XZ tools used many Linux distributions

Red Hat warns of a backdoor in XZ Utils data compression tools and libraries in Fedora development and experimental versions. Red Hat urges users to immediately stop using systems running Fedora development and experimental versions because of a backdoor in the latest versions of the “xz” tools and libraries. Red Hat Information Risk and Security and Red […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 26, 2024
TheMoon bot infected 40,000 devices in January and February

A new variant of TheMoon malware infected thousands of outdated small office and home office (SOHO) routers and IoT devices worldwide. The Black Lotus Labs team at Lumen Technologies uncovered an updated version of “TheMoon” bot targeting end-of-life (EoL) small home/small office (SOHO) routers and IoT devices. The new version of the bot has been […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 25, 2024
StrelaStealer targeted over 100 organizations across the EU and US

Researchers reported that over 100 organizations in Europe and US were targeted by a wave of large-scale StrelaStealer campaigns Palo Alto Networks’ Unit42 spotted a wave of large-scale StrelaStealer campaigns impacting over 100 organizations across the EU and US. The threat actors sent out spam emails with attachments that eventually launched the StrelaStealer malware. The […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 24, 2024
Cybercriminals Accelerate Online Scams During Ramadan and Eid Fitr

During the month of Ramadan, Resecurity observed a significant increase in fraudulent activities and scams. During the month of Ramadan, Resecurity observed a significant increase in fraudulent activities and scams, coinciding with a surge in retail and online transactions. Middle Eastern enterprises, facing this heightened risk, are urged to bolster consumer protection and reinforce their […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 23, 2024
Russia-linked APT29 targeted German political parties with WINELOADER backdoor

Russia-linked threat actors employ the WINELOADER backdoor in recent attacks targeting German political parties. In late February, Mandiant researchers spotted the Russia-linked group APT29 using a new variant of the WINELOADER backdoor to target German political parties with a CDU-themed lure.   This is the first time Mandiant observed the APT29 subcluster targeting political parties, suggesting […]