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CISA Releases Analysis Reports on New FiveHands Ransomware

CISA is aware of a recent, successful cyberattack against an organization using a new ransomware variant, known as FiveHands, that has been used to successfully conduct a cyberattack against an organization.
ZDnet 7 May 2021 127 Views

Justice Department seizes fake COVID-19 vaccine website stealing info from visitors

“Freevaccinecovax.org” was being used for fraud, phishing attacks, and/or deployment of malware, according to The U.S. Attorney’s Office.
ZDnet 6 May 2021 303 Views

'Millions' of Dell PCs will grant malware, rogue users admin-level access if asked nicely

Five vulnerabilities lay undetected for almost a dozen years in Windows driver code Dell desktops, laptops, and tablets built since 2009 and running Windows can be exploited to grant rogue users and malware system-administrator-level access to the computers. We're told this...
The Register 5 May 2021 19384 Views

McAfee, Akamai Q1 reports top expectations on security technology growth

McAfee and Akamai both had double-digit growth for security technology, with Akamai focusing on enterprise, and McAfee focusing on personal security products.
ZDnet 5 May 2021 316 Views

You should update your iPhone and iPad to iOS 14.5.1 right away

The update includes security fixes for bugs that are actively being exploited.
ZDnet 4 May 2021 297 Views

China calls out 33 apps for collecting more user data than deemed necessary

Citing complaints from users, the Cyberspace Administration of China lists 33 mobile apps it says breached various regulatory rules, mainly, for collecting personal data deemed not necessary to provide their service.
ZDNet 3 May 2021 16706 Views

Multi-Gov Task Force Plans to Take Down the Ransomware Economy

A coalition of 60 global entities (including the DoJ) has proposed a sweeping plan to hunt down and disrupt ransomware gangs by going after their financial operations.
Threatpost 30 Apr 2021 152 Views

A New PHP Composer Bug Could Enable Widespread Supply-Chain Attacks

The maintainers of Composer, a package manager for PHP, have shipped an update to address a critical vulnerability that could have allowed an attacker to execute arbitrary commands and "backdoor every PHP package," resulting in a supply-chain attack. Tracked as CVE-2021...
The Hacker News 29 Apr 2021 18840 Views

Microsoft Office SharePoint Targeted With High-Risk Phish, Ransomware Attacks

SharePoint servers are being picked at with high-risk, legitimate-looking, branded phish messages and preyed on by a ransomware gang using an old bug.
Threatpost 29 Apr 2021 194 Views

Cybercriminals Widely Abusing Excel 4.0 Macro to Distribute Malware

Threat actors are increasingly adopting Excel 4. documents as an initial stage vector to distribute malware such as ZLoader and Quakbot, according to new research. The findings come from an analysis of 160,000 Excel 4. documents between November 2020 and...
The Hacker News 28 Apr 2021 18793 Views