12 Feb 2020

Flaws in Accusoft ImageGear Expose Users to Remote Attacks

Accusoft ImageGear reported that they had discovered seven vulnerabilities in version 19.5.0 of its ImageGear library. The flaws allow remote attackers to execute code on a victim’s machine, according to a report published by security researchers at Cisco Talos. ImageGear is a document imaging developer toolkit, designed to create, convert,

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11 Feb 2020

Emotet Now Hacks Nearby Wi-Fi Networks to Spread Like a Worm

Cybersecurity experts have recently discovered a new Emotet malware sample that has the ability to spread to insecure WiFi networks located nearby to an infected device. The malware then attempts to infect the devices connected to these WiFi networks, resulting in a rapid escalation of Emotet’s spread. This new development

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11 Feb 2020

FBI warns about ongoing attacks against software supply chain companies

The FBI has administered a security alert to the US private sector warning them about an ongoing campaign that is specifically targeting supply chain software providers. The campaign aims to infect companies with the Kwampirs malware, which is classified as a remote access trojan. The FBI stated that the same

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10 Feb 2020

Netanyahu’s party exposes data on over 6.4 million Israelis

A security researcher with Elector Software discovered a misconfiguration in an election day app created for the political party of Isreali prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu by the company Likud. The misconfiguration may have compromised the personal information and details of 6.5 million Israelis. The leak was disclosed today, however, it

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10 Feb 2020

Magecart Gang Attacks Olympic Ticket Reseller and Survival Food Sites

Magecart group has struck again, this time hitting websites selling Olympic tickets and sites selling things like emergency preparation kits through a recent digital card skimmer attack. The attack aims to steal payment data from various websites. Two tickets sales websites, one called Olympic Tickets and the other called Euro

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10 Feb 2020

Powerful Cyber Attack Takes Down 25% Of Iranian Internet

Iran has allegedly experienced a critical cyberattack that has compromised a large portion of its servers, disrupting internet connection throughout the country. The NetBlocks internet observatory maps the internet freedom in real-time confirmed that there was a widespread interruption of telecommunications on the morning of February 8. The company NetBlocks

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07 Feb 2020

Sentar Awarded $164m Cybersecurity Task Order by US Defense Health Agency

Sentar Inc. is a female operated small business that was recently awarded $164 million USD to provide cybersecurity services to the Defense Health Agency. The company announced yesterday that it will be the recipient o of a task order from the Naval Information Warfare Center to provide the DHA with

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07 Feb 2020

U.S. Finance Sector Hit with Targeted Backdoor Campaign

The United States’s financial sector experienced an increase in cyberattacks last month, the majority of which delivered a powerful backdoor named Minebridge. Minebridge gives cyberattackers advantage over a victim’s machine, allowing them to have full access to all functions. The attack chain employed in the US financial services sector included

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06 Feb 2020

Why the Iranian cyberthreat has become ‘more dynamic’

A top military leader stated that since the US drone strike on Iran that killed Major General Qassem Soleimani in January, the cyber threat coming from Iran has been more dynamic. Gregg Kendrick, executive director of the Marine Corps Forces Cyberspace Command stated that the Iranian regime is likely planning

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06 Feb 2020

Cisco Flaws Put Millions of Workplace Devices at Risk

Researchers at the enterprise security firm Armis have reported a group of new flaws in Cisco enterprise products such as desk phones, web cameras, and network switches. These vulnerabilities could be exploited to compromise corporate networks at a significant level. Cisco currently dominates the network equipment market, therefore, the bugs

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