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Malware Can Use This Trick to Bypass Ransomware Defense in Antivirus Solutions

Researchers have disclosed significant security weaknesses in popular software applications that could be abused to deactivate their protections and take control of allow-listed applications to perform nefarious operations on behalf of the malware to defeat anti-ransomware defenses. The twin attacks, detailed by academics...
The Hacker News 1 Jun 2021 12767 Views

This Android Trojan Malware Uses Fake Apps To Infect Smartphones, Steal Bank Details

Packet Storm 1 Jun 2021 17342 Views

Hackers Exploit Post-COVID Return to Offices

Spoofed CIO ‘pandemic guideline’ emails being used to steal credentials.
Threatpost 29 May 2021 175 Views

SolarWinds Hackers Target Think Tanks With New 'NativeZone' Backdoor

Microsoft on Thursday disclosed that the threat actor behind the SolarWinds supply chain hack returned to the threat landscape to target government agencies, think tanks, consultants, and non-governmental organizations located across 24 countries, including the U.S. "This wave of...
The Hacker News 28 May 2021 11456 Views

Newly Discovered Bugs in VSCode Extensions Could Lead to Supply Chain Attacks

Severe security flaws uncovered in popular Visual Studio Code extensions could enable attackers to compromise local machines as well as build and deployment systems through a developer's integrated development environment (IDE). The vulnerable extensions could be exploited to run arbitrary code on a developer's...
The Hacker News 27 May 2021 13067 Views

Best browser for privacy 2021: Secure your web browsing

If you’re like most people, you’re probably using Google Chrome as your default browser. It’s hard to fault Google’s record on security and patching but privacy is another matter for the online ad giant.
ZDnet 26 May 2021 395 Views

Ransomware attack on Bose exposes employee SSNs and financial information

The company was forced to notify New Hampshire officials after employees in the state had their information accessed.
ZDnet 26 May 2021 379 Views

Apple patches macOS flaw exploited by malware to secretly snap screenshots

Bug can also be abused to record audio and video, access files – and iOS, iPadOS updated, too Apple has patched a hole in macOS that has been exploited by malware to secretly take screenshots on victims' Macs.…
The Register 25 May 2021 13431 Views

Air India Hack Exposes Credit Card and Passport Info of 4.5 Million Passengers

India's flag carrier airline, Air India, has disclosed a data breach affecting 4.5 million of its customers over a period stretching nearly 10 years after its Passenger Service System (PSS) provider SITA fell victim to a cyber attack earlier this...
The Hacker News 23 May 2021 14900 Views

Insurance Firm CNA Financial Reportedly Paid Hackers $40 Million in Ransom

U.S. insurance giant CNA Financial reportedly paid $40 million to a ransomware gang to recover access to its systems following an attack in March, making it one of the most expensive ransoms paid to date. The development was first reported by Bloomberg...
The Hacker News 23 May 2021 14912 Views