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Lazarus hackers use open-source tools for malware infection

Lazarus hackers use open-source tools for malware infection

North Korean hackers from Lazarus have launched two new sophisticated attacks. Their methods rely on open-source tools and frameworks to install malware, Cisco research has shown. According to the researchers, the hackers from the Lazarus group, known for the notorious WannaCry ransomware attack... Read more

date8 months ago
New infostealer for Windows is hiding in web browsers

New infostealer for Windows is hiding in web browsers

Researchers at Zscaler ThreatLabz have discovered a new infostealer family for Windows systems: Stact Stealer. The sophisticated malware poses as an authentic Google ad. According to Zscaler security researchers, the infostealer seeks access to victims' Windows systems by impersonating an authen... Read more

date8 months ago
WinRAR contains severe vulnerability, patch available

WinRAR contains severe vulnerability, patch available

WinRAR users, without a patch, are vulnerable to CVE-2023-40477, a serious software flaw. The bug allows attackers to execute code on the victim's machine after the latter opens a file. The vulnerability appears to be a result of an incomplete validation step during recovery volume processing. T... Read more

date8 months ago
Chrome can now take down malware masquerading as an extension

Chrome can now take down malware masquerading as an extension

Google is currently testing a browser feature that alerts users when an installed extension has been removed from the Chrome Web Store, something that often indicates it is malware. BleepingComputer reports that the Chrome Web Store is constantly flooded with unwanted browser extensions publishe... Read more

date8 months ago
AI tools aid cybercrime: hackers are experimenting in numerous ways

AI tools aid cybercrime: hackers are experimenting in numerous ways

Research by Mandiant shows that cybercriminals are eager to turn to AI, even if its usefulness is limited for now. Fake photos, audio and coding help for malware are among the possibilities, with varying degrees of success for the hackers in question. In late April, RSA CEO Rohit Ghai said that ... Read more

date8 months ago
MacOS malware detection tool proves easy to bypass

MacOS malware detection tool proves easy to bypass

The Background Task Management tool built into macOS to thwart malware turns out not to perform its function very well. This was revealed by Mac security researcher Patrick Wardle during a Defcon-31 presentation in Las Vegas. Since late 2022, Apple has built the Background Task Management tool i... Read more

date8 months ago
Cybercriminals entice victims to install rogue beta apps

Cybercriminals entice victims to install rogue beta apps

Cybercriminals are increasingly trying to trick victims into installing malicious apps that are supposedly in a beta phase. These are mainly fake cryptocurrency apps, the FBI warns. According to the U.S. investigative agency, cybercriminals are increasingly trying to trick victims into installin... Read more

date8 months ago
Backdoor malware targets unrecoverable Barracuda ESG appliances

Backdoor malware targets unrecoverable Barracuda ESG appliances

A new backdoor malware has targeted Barracuda's Email Security Gateway (ESG) appliances. Customers who have not yet replaced the unrecoverable appliances will have to hurry. CISA discovered the backdoor malware "Whirlpool" designed to exploit the vulnerability in Barracuda's ESG appliances. Thi... Read more

date8 months ago
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