Researchers Detail How Pakistani Hackers Targeting Indian and Afghan Governments – Tempemail

A Pakistani threat actor successfully socially engineered a number of ministries in Afghanistan and a shared government computer in India to steal sensitive Google, Twitter, and Facebook credentials from its targets and stealthily obtain access to government portals. Malwarebytes’ latest findings go into detail about the new tactics and tools Continue Reading

New EwDoor Botnet Targeting Unpatched AT&T Network Edge Devices – Tempemail

A newly discovered botnet capable of staging distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks targeted unpatched Ribbon Communications (formerly Edgewater Networks) EdgeMarc appliances belonging to telecom service provider AT&T by exploiting a four-year-old flaw in the network appliances. Chinese tech giant Qihoo 360’s Netlab network security division, which detected the botnet first on Continue Reading

Hackers Targeting Biomanufacturing Facilities With Tardigrade Malware – Tempemail

An advanced persistent threat (APT) has been linked to cyberattacks on two biomanufacturing companies that occurred this year with the help of a custom malware loader called “Tardigrade.” That’s according to an advisory published by Bioeconomy Information Sharing and Analysis Center (BIO-ISAC) this week, which noted that the malware is Continue Reading

New Golang-based Linux Malware Targeting eCommerce Websites – Tempemail

Weaknesses in e-commerce portals are being exploited to deploy a Linux backdoor as well as a credit card skimmer that’s capable of stealing payment information from compromised websites. “The attacker started with automated e-commerce attack probes, testing for dozens of weaknesses in common online store platforms,” researchers from Sansec Threat Continue Reading

Hackers Targeting Myanmar Use Domain Fronting to Hide Malicious Activities – Tempemail

A malicious campaign has been found leveraging a technique called domain fronting to hide command-and-control traffic by leveraging a legitimate domain owned by the Myanmar government to route communications to an attacker-controlled server with the goal of evading detection. The threat, which was observed in September 2021, deployed Cobalt Strike Continue Reading

Abcbot — A New Evolving Wormable Botnet Malware Targeting Linux – Tempemail

Researchers from Qihoo 360’s Netlab security team have released details of a new evolving botnet called “Abcbot” that has been observed in the wild with worm-like propagation features to infect Linux systems and launch distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks against targets. While the earliest version of the botnet dates back to Continue Reading

Facebook bans ads targeting race, sexual orientation and religion | Facebook- Tempemail

Facebook and Instagram are to stop allowing advertisers to target users based on their history of posting, reading or liking content related to subjects such as sexual orientation, religion and political beliefs. The social media networks’ parent company, Meta Platforms, said from January it would remove detailed targeting options that Continue Reading

‘Lone Wolf’ Hacker Group Targeting Afghanistan and India with Commodity RATs – Tempemail

A new malware campaign targeting Afghanistan and India is exploiting a now-patched, 20-year-old flaw affecting Microsoft Office to deploy an array of commodity remote access trojans (RATs) that allow the adversary to gain complete control over the compromised endpoints. Cisco Talos attributed the cyber campaign to a “lone wolf” threat Continue Reading

CISA Issues Warning On Cyber Threats Targeting Water and Wastewater Systems – Tempemail

The U.S. Cybersecurity Infrastructure and Security Agency (CISA) on Thursday warned of continued ransomware attacks aimed at disrupting water and wastewater facilities (WWS), highlighting five incidents that occurred between March 2019 and August 2021. “This activity—which includes attempts to compromise system integrity via unauthorized access—threatens the ability of WWS facilities Continue Reading

Microsoft Fended Off a Record 2.4 Tbps DDoS Attack Targeting Azure Customers – Tempemail

Microsoft on Monday revealed that its Azure cloud platform mitigated a 2.4 Tbps distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack in the last week of August targeting an unnamed customer in Europe, surpassing a 2.3 Tbps attack stopped by Amazon Web Services in February 2020. “This is 140 percent higher than 2020’s 1 Continue Reading