Popular NPM Package Hijacked to Publish Crypto-mining Malware – Tempemail

The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency on Friday warned of crypto-mining malware embedded in “UAParser.js,” a popular JavaScript NPM library with over 6 million weekly downloads, days after the NPM repository moved to remove three rogue packages that were found to mimic the same library. The supply-chain attack targeting Continue Reading

Trickbot banking Trojan modules overview- Tempemail

Trickbot (aka TrickLoader or Trickster), is a successor of the Dyre banking Trojan that was active from 2014 to 2016 and performed man-in-the-browser attacks in order to steal banking credentials. Trickbot was first discovered in October 2016. Just like Dyre, its main functionality was initially the theft of online banking Continue Reading

Attackers Behind Trickbot Expanding Malware Distribution Channels – Tempemail

The operators behind the pernicious TrickBot malware have resurfaced with new tricks that aim to increase its foothold by expanding its distribution channels, ultimately leading to the deployment of ransomware such as Conti. The threat actor, tracked under the monikers ITG23 and Wizard Spider, has been found to partner with Continue Reading

Researchers Warn of FontOnLake Rootkit Malware Targeting Linux Systems – Tempemail

Cybersecurity researchers have detailed a new campaign that likely targets entities in Southeast Asia with a previously unrecognized Linux malware that’s engineered to enable remote access to its operators, in addition to amassing credentials and function as a proxy server. The malware family, dubbed “FontOnLake” by Slovak cybersecurity firm ESET, Continue Reading

Roundup of ransomware in the CIS- Tempemail

Introduction These days, when speaking of cyberthreats, most people have in mind ransomware, specifically cryptomalware. In 2020–2021, with the outbreak of the pandemic and the emergence of several major cybercriminal groups (Maze, REvil, Conti, DarkSide, Avaddon), an entire criminal ecosystem took shape, leading to a mounting worldwide wave of attacks Continue Reading

New Study Links Seemingly Disparate Malware Attacks to Chinese Hackers – Tempemail

Chinese cyber espionage group APT41 has been linked to seemingly disparate malware campaigns, according to fresh research that has mapped together additional parts of the group’s network infrastructure to hit upon a state-sponsored campaign that takes advantage of COVID-themed phishing lures to target victims in India. “The image we uncovered Continue Reading

Beware of Fake Amnesty International Antivirus for Pegasus that Hacks PCs with Malware – Tempemail

In yet another indicator of how hacking groups are quick to capitalize on world events and improvise their attack campaigns for maximum impact, threat actors have been discovered impersonating Amnesty International to distribute malware that purports to be security software designed to safeguard against NSO Group’s Pegasus surveillanceware. “Adversaries have Continue Reading

Tomiris backdoor and its connection to Sunshuttle and Kazuar- Tempemail

Background In December 2020, news of the SolarWinds incident took the world by storm. While supply-chain attacks were already a documented attack vector leveraged by a number of APT actors, this specific campaign stood out due to the extreme carefulness of the attackers and the high-profile nature of their victims. Continue Reading

New FinSpy Malware Variant Infects Windows Systems With UEFI Bootkit – Tempemail

Commercially developed FinFisher surveillanceware has been upgraded to infect Windows devices using a UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) bootkit using a trojanized Windows Boot Manager, marking a shift in infection vectors that allow it to elude discovery and analysis. Detected in the wild since 2011, FinFisher (aka FinSpy or Wingbird) Continue Reading

Microsoft Warns of FoggyWeb Malware Targeting Active Directory FS Servers – Tempemail

Microsoft on Monday revealed new malware deployed by the hacking group behind the SolarWinds supply chain attack last December to deliver additional payloads and steal sensitive information from Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) servers. The tech giant’s Threat Intelligence Center (MSTIC) codenamed the “passive and highly targeted backdoor” FoggyWeb, Continue Reading