New Chaos malware spreads over multiple architectures

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A new malware named Chaos raises concerns as it spreads on multiple architectures and operating systems. The post New Chaos malware spreads over multiple architectures appeared first on TechRepublic. Security chaos malware malware

The 2020-2022 ATM/PoS malware landscape

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Attacks using ATM or PoS malware are on the rise again in 2022 after the COVID-19 lockdowns. The post The 2020-2022 ATM/PoS malware landscape appeared first on TechRepublic. Security atm malware cyberattacks malware pos malware

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How to protect your industrial facilities from USB-based malware

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USB-borne malware can infect your industrial equipment unless you take the proper precautions, says Honeywell. The post How to protect your industrial facilities from USB-based malware appeared first on TechRepublic.

Get instant malware filtering with Gryphon Guardian

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The post Get instant malware filtering with Gryphon Guardian appeared first on TechRepublic. Edge Hardware Networking Security Smart Office ad blocking anti-malware content filtering gryphon guardian router

Vietnamese Hackers Reinvent the Ducktail Malware Twice in Three Months

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According to ZScaler, the latest iteration of the Ducktail malware is designed to carry out infostealing attacks like its predecessor but with certain operational differences. The post Vietnamese Hackers Reinvent the Ducktail Malware Twice in Three Months appeared first on Spiceworks.

How to protect your organization from the top malware strains

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and Australia offers tips on combating the top malware strains of 2021, including Agent Tesla, LokiBot, Qakbot, TrickBot and GootLoader. The post How to protect your organization from the top malware strains appeared first on TechRepublic. Security cybersecurity malware ransomware

Destructive “HermeticWiper” malware strikes Ukraine

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A new type of malware attack is hitting Ukraine, and it renders the victim's machine useless. The post Destructive “HermeticWiper” malware strikes Ukraine appeared first on TechRepublic. Security

New Chaos Malware Targets Linux and Windows for Crypto Mining & DDoS Attacks

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The post New Chaos Malware Targets Linux and Windows for Crypto Mining & DDoS Attacks appeared first on Spiceworks. MalwareChaos is written in Go, has Chinese (unclear if Mandarin or Cantonese) characters and has its C2 infrastructure located in China.

The rise of Linux malware: 9 tips for securing the OSS

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Jack Wallen ponders the rising tide of Linux malware and offers advice on how to help mitigate the issue. The post The rise of Linux malware: 9 tips for securing the OSS appeared first on TechRepublic. Networking Open source Security Software cybersecurity linux malware open source

Raspberry Pi Can Detect Malware By Scanning for Electromagnetic Waves

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The world’s largest companies are grappling with increasingly widespread and sophisticated malware attacks, but an interesting new malware detection technique could help companies thwart these threats without needing any software.

Hackers Hit WordPress Sites with Malware Redirects

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Visitors to the more than 15,000 websites are being redirected to low-quality bogus Q&A sites thanks to malware infecting the WordPress sites. Featured Cybersecurity Original Content Malware

Kaspersky uncovers fileless malware inside Windows event logs

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The cybersecurity company says this is the first time they have seen this type of malware hiding method. The post Kaspersky uncovers fileless malware inside Windows event logs appeared first on TechRepublic.

Infostealer malware targets Facebook business accounts to capture sensitive data

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Ducktail malware tries to hijack the accounts of individuals who use Facebook’s Business and Ads platforms, says WithSecure Intelligence. The post Infostealer malware targets Facebook business accounts to capture sensitive data appeared first on TechRepublic.

M1 Malware Has Arrived

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Now that Apple has officially begun the transition to Apple Silicon, so has malware. malware macos arm architecture online advertising apple macintosh computing technology internet apple inc technology apple m1 computer programming cybercrime adware

Box taps deep learning to detect sophisticated malware

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Box has announced a new "deep scan" functionality that scans files as they are uploaded to identify sophisticated malware and avert attacks. Read More.

BlackCat targeting corporate world with new malware

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Kaspersky finds the new ransomware group on the block is writing malware to attack its victims. The post BlackCat targeting corporate world with new malware appeared first on TechRepublic. Security

Emotet malware launches new email campaign

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The post Emotet malware launches new email campaign appeared first on TechRepublic. The malicious software had been slowly returning since November 2021, and saw a large number of phishing emails sent out with Emotet attached in April 2022.

Top 10 Malware Strains of 2021

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Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) released a joint Cybersecurity Advisory (CSA) providing details on the top malware strains of 2021. Here are the top 10 malware strains from 2021: 1. The U.S.

2021 mobile malware evolution: Fewer attacks, escalating dangers

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2021 saw a decrease in mobile malware attacks, yet they have become increasingly sophisticated. The post 2021 mobile malware evolution: Fewer attacks, escalating dangers appeared first on TechRepublic.

Mysterious malware infects 30,000 Mac computers

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Known as Silver Sparrow, the malware's intent is still unknown as it has yet to deliver an actual payload, says security firm Red Canary

PennyWise malware on YouTube targets cryptocurrency wallets and browsers

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Learn more about how this stealer malware operates and how to protect yourself from it now. The post PennyWise malware on YouTube targets cryptocurrency wallets and browsers appeared first on TechRepublic.

US critical infrastructures targeted by complex malware

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The post US critical infrastructures targeted by complex malware appeared first on TechRepublic. A recently discovered set of malicious tools allows state-sponsored attackers to target critical infrastructures in the US. See what you should do to protect yourself from this new threat.

Newspapers Hit by Malware After Parent Media Org Suffers Attack

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An undisclosed media organization serving Boston, New York, Chicago, Miami, and other major cities has been hit by cybercriminals who are deploying malware on more than 250 newspaper websites, Proofpoint Threat Research reported on Twitter. Cyber Attacks Original Content Malware

How to integrate Linux Malware Detection and ClamAV for automated malware detection on Linux servers

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Jack Wallen walks you through the steps of installing both Linux Malware Detection and ClamAV for a reliable one-two punch of malware and virus prevention

This new malware diverts cryptocurrency payments to attacker-controlled wallets

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A new malware dubbed Keona Clipper aims to steal cryptocurrencies from infected computers and uses Telegram to increase its stealth. Learn more about what the Clipper malware threat is and how to protect from it.

Cybersecurity: Attacker uses websites’ contact forms to spread BazarLoader malware

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A new social engineering method is spreading this malware, and it’s very easy to fall for. The post Cybersecurity: Attacker uses websites’ contact forms to spread BazarLoader malware appeared first on TechRepublic.

Report: 93% of orgs are challenged by malware analysis

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Malware analysis has become a critical process for businesses to proactively consume threat intelligence and hunt for active threats. Read More.

Google Play Removes 16 Apps Tied to Clicker Malware

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Google Play has removed 16 apps from its app store after the McAfee Mobile Research Team alerted the company to Clicker malware associated with the apps, affecting 20 million people who installed the apps. Cybersecurity Application Security Original Content Malware Endpoint / Mobile Security

This Shockingly Invasive Malware Stole Data from 3.25 Million Windows Computers

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New Android banking malware disguises as crypto app to spread

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The post New Android banking malware disguises as crypto app to spread appeared first on TechRepublic. A new banking Trojan dubbed "Malibot" pretends to be a cryptomining application to spread between Android phones. While only active now in Spain and Italy, it could begin targeting Americans.

Android malware infected more than 300,000 devices with banking trojans

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The initial apps in Google Play were safe, but the creators found a way around the Play Store's protections to install malware on Android users' devices.

New FurBall Android Malware Used to Spy on Iranian Citizens

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A new version of the Android malware "FurBall" has been discovered to be used by the threat actor(s) known as Domestic Kitten in a campaign targeting Iranian citizens in a mobile surveillance operation. Spyware Original Content Iran Malware

Research: How Malware Weaponized DNA

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At the start, the first piece of the puzzle is malware that compromises a scientist's device. Eve can easily infect Alice’s vulnerable computers with malware. Featured Network Security Original Content MalwareIt's like the SolarWinds supply chain attack.

Log4j vulnerabilities, malware strains multiply; major attack disclosed

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New SMS malware targets Android users through fake COVID messages

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Dubbed TangleBot, the malware can overlay financial apps with its own screens in an attempt to steal your account credentials, says Cloudmark

Email malware targets U.S. senator and military

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The cybercriminals behind the powerful banking malware have turned their attention to government targets like Sen. Cory Booker

New Bumblebee malware loader increasingly adopted by cyber threat groups

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The post New Bumblebee malware loader increasingly adopted by cyber threat groups appeared first on TechRepublic. Conti, Quantum and Mountlocker were all linked to having used the new piece of software to inject systems with ransomware.

Scammers exploiting Kaseya ransomware attack to deploy malware

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A new phishing campaign claims to offer a security update for Kaseya's VSA software but actually tries to install malware, says Malwarebytes

New Xenomorph Android malware targets more than 50 banking and financial applications

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Some banking malware targets mobile devices and can quickly steal money from banking accounts. Meet Xenomorph, a new malware targeting Android and more than 50 banking and financial applications.

What counts as ‘malware’? AWS clarifies its definition

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What counts as malware? AWS said in a statement that it's "a distortion of facts" to refer to the Denonia cryptominer as Lambda malware. Business Cloud Data Security Security AWS category-/Computers & Electronics/Computer Security malware

Google Drive accounted for the most malware downloads from cloud storage sites in 2021

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Google took over the top spot for malicious downloads from Microsoft OneDrive as attackers created free accounts, uploaded malware and shared documents with unsuspecting users, says Netskope

Hackers Have Been Sending Malware-Filled USB Sticks to U.S. Companies Disguised as Presents

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Using friendly-looking USB sticks as a vector for malware distribution is a trick as old as the internet itself and, apparently, it’s still quite popular with the criminals.

Watch Out For This Android Malware That Factory Resets Your Phone After Stealing Your Money

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Research published earlier this week shows that a nasty Android banking malware has evolved, bringing with it a number of alarming new features—including the ability to factory reset your device after stealing your money.