20 Jun 2022

China-linked APT Flew Under Radar for Decade

Researchers from SentinelLabs have disclosed a small but lethal China-linked APT that has gone undetected by security researchers for almost a decade. The researchers state that evidence suggests that the APT, named Aogin Dragon, has flown under the radar since 2013. During this time, they have been running cyberattack campaigns

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17 Jun 2022

DragonForce Gang Unleash Hacks Against Govt. of India

Hactivist group DragonForce Malaysia has unleashed a slew of cyberattacks against India due to comments made by the Prophet Mohammed by a political spokesperson. According to Radware, DragonForce Malaysia has started to indiscriminately scan, deface, and launch denial of service attacks against a plethora of websites hosted in India. In

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17 Jun 2022

Cybersecurity Researchers Find Several Google Play Store Apps Stealing Users Data

A group of cybersecurity researchers have reportedly identified numerous apps available on the Google Play Store as of May 2022 that contain built-in adware, information stealing malware, and other malicious devices. On some of the apps, spyware has been secretly installed and is capable of stealing information from other app

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17 Jun 2022

2,000 arrests in crackdown on social engineering and business email scams

Interpol has announced a major crackdown on social engineering campaigns that led to the arrest of 2,000 individuals. Interpol stated that the raid occurred over the span of two months at 1,700 different locations. In addition to the arrests, Interpol obtained $50 million in fraudulently gained proceeds. The individuals arrested

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17 Jun 2022

US Researchers Spot New Hertzbleed Flaw Affecting AMD and Intel CPUs

Researchers at the University of Texas have discovered, in collaboration with the University of Washington and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, a new vulnerability that reportedly affects all modern AMD and Intel CPUs. The flaw is being referred to as “Hertzbleed” and is a new group of side-channel attacks. The

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16 Jun 2022

BNPL Fraud Alert as Account Takeovers Surge

According to Imperva, account takeover attacks targeting the financial services sector have surged by almost 60% from April to May this year. Security researchers believe this may be due in part to buy now, pay later (BNPL) schemes targeting consumers. BNPL has become increasingly popular due to inflation, living crises,

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16 Jun 2022

This new Android malware bypasses multi-factor authentication to steal your passwords

Researchers at F5 Labs have identified a new form of Android malware that steals passwords, bank details, and crypto wallets from users. The malware bypasses multi-factor authentication to compromise devices and has been dubbed MaliBot. MaliBot is potentially very dangerous to Android users, as it can also access text messages,

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16 Jun 2022

Iran Spear-Phishers Hijack Email Conversations in New Campaign

Check Point security has discovered a new state-backed phishing operation perpetrated by the Iranian Phosphorus APT group. The campaign is primarily targeting high-ranking Israeli and US officials. Historically, Phosphorus APT has been targeting Israeli officials such as deputy Prime Minister Tzipi Livni, a former major general in the Israeli Defense

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15 Jun 2022

Wave of Discord Hacks Is Making the Crypto Crash More Painful for Investors

Virtually every cryptocurrency has been crashing for at least a month—and it keeps getting worse. This has led to major cryptocurrency companies Crypto.com, Gemini, and Coinbase to lay off between 5 percent, 10 percent, and 18 percent of their staff, respectively. But there is one group that’s still thriving in

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14 Jun 2022

State-sponsored Chinese threat actors compromise telecom and network service providers

A new joint advisory released by the National Security Agency, the FBI, and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and the FBI addressed an issue that pertains to threat actors exploiting previously disclosed vulnerabilities. The matter is targeting organizations in both the private and public sectors, worldwide. The report was

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