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Over 100 Lenovo laptop models have security flaws

Over 100 Lenovo laptop models have security flaws

On Tuesday, Lenovo announced security patches for more than 100 laptop models to address significant vulnerabilities that allow sophisticated hackers to install malicious software that is nearly hard to delete or detect in some circumstances. Hackers may be able to change a computer's ... Read more

date29 days ago
Cybercriminals spread Inno Stealer malware through Google Search

Cybercriminals spread Inno Stealer malware through Google Search

A report by CloudSEK describes how cybercriminals spread a new infostealer through Google Search. Fake web pages are regularly used to spread malware. Until recently, the Google search results for 'Windows 11 upgrade' contained a fake Microsoft website with a fraudulent download link for Windows... Read more

date1 month ago
SentinelOne discovers AcidRain malware targeting wind turbines

SentinelOne discovers AcidRain malware targeting wind turbines

SentinelOne recently discovered 'Acid Rain', a new wiperware variant . The malware focuses on disrupting the (satellite) communication of wind turbines. According to the security specialist, AcidRain was found in as many as 5,800 wind turbines belonging to wind energy organization Enercon. Affec... Read more

date1 month ago
New Linux botnet exploits Log4j

New Linux botnet exploits Log4j

The malware uses DNS tunneling for communications A recently discovered botnet under active development targets Linux systems, attempting to ensnare them into an army of bots ready to steal sensitive info, installing rootkits, creating reverse shells, and acting as web traffic proxies. The ne... Read more

date2 months ago
BazarBackdoor malware is now being spread via website contact forms

BazarBackdoor malware is now being spread via website contact forms

The new delivery vector makes the malware even more difficult to detect. The stealthy BazarBackdoor malware is now being spread via website contact forms rather than typical phishing emails, according to a report in bleepingcomputer.com. The new delivery method helps the malware to evade detecti... Read more

date2 months ago
‘Cyberattacks are developed more quickly, damage is rising’

‘Cyberattacks are developed more quickly, damage is rising’

The development cycle and damage of cyberattacks is ramping up. This is concluded by Fortinet in a security analysis of the second half of 2021. The research shows that hackers are developing attacks at an increasing pace. The damage of attacks is growing along. An important example of the in... Read more

date3 months ago
Malware attacks via Excel XLL files rose by nearly 600 percent

Malware attacks via Excel XLL files rose by nearly 600 percent

Cyber attacks based on Microsoft Excel add-in files (.XLL) increased by nearly 600 percent in 2021. In a new report, security researchers at HP Wolf Security disclose how the file type is being exploited. Excel add-in files (.XLL) allow DLL files to be opened within Excel sheets. Cybercriminals ... Read more

date4 months ago
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