New LokiBot-Linked Android Trojan Emerges

A newly discovered banking Trojan targeting Android 7 and 8 versions is using the same command and control (C&C) server as LokiBot, Threat Fabric (formerly known as SfyLabs) reports. Dubbed...
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Preventing an Inside Job: Detection, Technology and People

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PageUp Breach: Personal Data Exposed

PageUp Breach: Personal Data Exposed
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Breach Notification , Breach Response , Data Breach HR Software Provider Says Names, Addresses, Emails and Phone Numbers Exposed( jeremy_kirk ) • June 12, 2018    Karen Cariss, PageUp CEO...
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Cryptocurrency Theft: $1.1 Billion Stolen in Last 6 Months

Cryptocurrency Theft: $1.1 Billion Stolen in Last 6 Months
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Cybercrime , Cybercrime as-a-service , Fraud Management & Cybercrime Exchanges Remain Prime Target; Easily Available Hacking Tools Aid Attackers( euroinfosec ) • June 12, 2018     Evidence continues to...
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Banco de Chile Loses $10 Million in SWIFT-Related Attack

Banco de Chile Loses $10 Million in SWIFT-Related Attack
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Anti-Malware , Fraud , Payments Fraud First, Attackers Distracted Bank, Using Buhtrap Malware to Cause Mayhem( jeremy_kirk ) • June 13, 2018    Photo: Wikimedia Commons A common hacker tactic...
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Dixons Carphone Breach: 5.9 Million Payment Cards Exposed

Dixons Carphone Breach: 5.9 Million Payment Cards Exposed
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Breach Notification , Data Breach , Data Loss 1.2 Million Nonfinancial Records Also at Risk, Electronics Giant Warns( euroinfosec ) • June 13, 2018    Dixons Carphone, based in London,...
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European Parliament Votes to Ban Kaspersky Products

Reaction to EU vote to ban Kaspersky products
Kaspersky Suspends Collaboration With Europol and NoMoreRansom  Kaspersky Lab has suspended its collaboration with Europol and the NoMoreRansom initiative after the European Parliament passed a resolution that describes the company’s software as...
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World Cup: US Spy Warns Russians Will Hack Phones, Computers

A top US intelligence official warned football fans traveling to Russia for the World Cup that their phones and computers could be hacked by Moscow's cyber spies. William Evanina, Director...
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Apple Steps Up Encryption to Thwart Police Cracking of iPhones

Apple said Wednesday it was strengthening encryption on its iPhones to thwart police efforts to unlock handsets without legitimate authorization. The move by Apple, the latest in an ongoing clash...
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5.9 Million Card Details Accessed in Dixons Carphone Hack

Dixons Carphone, a household name in the UK, announced ( PDF ) today that it is investigating "unauthorised access to certain data held by the company." It describes this access...
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Exploit Kits Target Recent Flash, Internet Explorer Zero-Days

Exploit kits (EKs) might not be as dominant as they were several years ago, but they continue to exist and most of them already adopted exploits for recently discovered Flash...
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Chinese Cyberspies Target National Data Center in Asia

Chinese hackers attack national data center in Central Asia
A China-linked cyber espionage group has targeted a national data center in Central Asia and experts believe the goal is to conduct watering hole attacks on the country’s government websites....
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Google Removes Inline Installation of Chrome Extensions

Google this week detailed plans to completely remove the inline installation of Chrome extensions from its web browser by the end of the year. Introduced in 2011, inline installation was...
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SAP Releases Critical Updates for Two Security Notes

Of the ten Security Notes in SAP’s June 2018 Security Patch Day, five were updates for previously released Notes, including two rated Hot News (Critical severity). Impacting SAP Business Client...
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DHS HART Biometric Database Raises Security, Civil Liberties Concerns

Protecting the DHS HART National Biometric Database Against Theft and Abuse
In February 2018, Northrop Grumman Corporation announced that it had been awarded a $95 million contract to develop increments one and two of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Homeland...
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Australia Agrees Solomons Internet Cable After China Concern

Australia will help fund and build an underseas communications cable to the Solomon Islands, it was agreed Wednesday, after the Pacific nation was convinced to drop a contract with Chinese...
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Microsoft Releases Mitigations for Spectre-Like 'Variant 4' Attack

Updates released by Microsoft on Tuesday for its Windows operating system add support for a feature that should prevent attacks involving the recently disclosed speculative execution vulnerability known as “Variant...
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Microsoft Patches 11 Critical RCE Flaws in Windows, Browsers

Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday updates for June 2018 address a total of 50 vulnerabilities, including nearly a dozen critical remote code execution flaws affecting Windows and the company’s Edge and Internet...
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New 'PyRoMineIoT' Malware Spreads via NSA-Linked Exploit

A recently discovered piece of crypto-currency miner malware isn’t only abusing a National Security Agency-linked remote code execution exploit to spread, but also abuses infected machines to scan for vulnerable...
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$175 Million in Monero Mined via Malicious Programs: Report

The popularity of crypto-currency malware has been skyrocketing over the past year, and the segment appears to have been highly lucrative for cybercriminals, a new Palo Alto Networks report reveals....
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