New Stealthier ZLoader Variant Spreading Via Fake TeamViewer Download Ads – Tempemail

Users searching for TeamViewer remote desktop software on search engines like Google are being redirected to malicious links that drop ZLoader malware onto their systems while simultaneously embracing a stealthier infection chain that allows it to linger on infected devices and evade detection by security solutions. “The malware is downloaded Continue Reading

New AdLoad Variant Bypasses Apple’s Security Defenses to Target macOS Systems – Tempemail

A new wave of attacks involving a notorious macOS adware family has evolved to leverage around 150 unique samples in the wild in 2021 alone, some of which have slipped past Apple’s on-device malware scanner and even signed by its own notarization service, highlighting the malicious software ongoing attempts to Continue Reading

Chinese Hackers Implant PlugX Variant on Compromised MS Exchange Servers – Tempemail

A Chinese cyberespionage group known for targeting Southeast Asia leveraged flaws in the Microsoft Exchange Server that came to light earlier this March to deploy a previously undocumented variant of a remote access trojan (RAT) on compromised systems. Attributing the intrusions to a threat actor named PKPLUG (aka Mustang Panda Continue Reading

Google Researchers Discover A New Variant of Rowhammer Attack – Tempemail

A team of security researchers from Google has demonstrated yet another variant of the Rowhammer attack that bypasses all current defenses to tamper with data stored in memory. Dubbed “Half-Double,” the new hammering technique hinges on the weak coupling between two memory rows that are not immediately adjacent to each Continue Reading

India orders removal of content referring to ‘Indian variant’ | Coronavirus- Tempemail

India’s government has ordered social media platforms to take down content that refers to the “Indian variant” of the coronavirus. The B.1.617.1 (previously called B.1.617) variant was first detected in India last year and has been blamed for much of the devastating Covid-19 wave that has battered south Asian nations Continue Reading

A New Buer Malware Variant Has Been Written In Rust Programming – Tempemail

Cybersecurity researchers on Monday disclosed a new malspam campaign distributing a fresh variant of a malware loader called ‘Buer’ written in Rust, illustrating how adversaries are constantly honing their malware toolsets to evade analysis. Dubbed “RustyBuer,” the malware is distributed via emails masquerading as shipping notices from DHL Support, and Continue Reading

New Mirai Variant and ZHtrap Botnet Malware Emerge in the Wild – Tempemail

Cybersecurity researchers on Monday disclosed a new wave of ongoing attacks exploiting multiple vulnerabilities to deploy Mirai variants on compromised systems. “Upon successful exploitation, the attackers try to download a malicious shell script, which contains further infection behaviors such as downloading and executing Mirai variants and brute-forcers,” Palo Alto Networks’ Continue Reading

AstraZeneca Vaccine Only ‘Minimally Effective’ Against South African COVID-19 Variant, says Researchers – Tempemail

Image sourced from TimesLIVE The AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine has proven ‘minimally effective’ against the South African variant, according to the Wits Vaccines and Infectious Diseases Analytics (VIDA) research unit. So far, South Africa has received one million doses of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine. In an official report, researchers from South Africa Continue Reading

A New Mirai IoT Botnet Variant Targeting Zyxel NAS Devices – Tempemail

A new version of the infamous Mirai botnet is exploiting a recently uncovered critical vulnerability in network-attached storage (NAS) devices in an attempt to remotely infect and control vulnerable machines. Called “Mukashi,” the new variant of the malware employs brute-force attacks using different combinations of default credentials to log into Continue Reading

Toll Group hit by “new variant” of Mailto ransomware – Security- Tempemail

Toll Group says it has been hit with a “new variant” of ransomware known as Mailto or Kokoklock, and that samples have been provided to the Australian Cyber Security Centre and other researchers. The logistics company has been suffering the effects of the infection since Friday last week, when it Continue Reading