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The BlueKeep Exploit - What You Should Know

Published on: 8 Nov 2019

WannaCry is still fresh in our memory, reminding organizations of how distractive an unpatched vulnerability can be especially if weaponized as a wormable threat that delivers ransomware. BlueKeep has been estimated to have the same disruptive potential as WannaCry if sporting worm-like behavior, especially since RDP is a commonly used service in organizations, allowing IT and security teams to remotely dial into machines.

 

Nikkei worker tricked into transferring $29 million into scammer’s bank account

Published on: 6 Nov 2019

Nikkei, one of the largest media companies in Japan, with an empire spanning broadcasting, digital media, magazines, and newspapers such as the Financial Times, says that its US subsidiary, Nikkei America, has been scammed out of $29 million. In...

 

Researchers Find SMS Monitoring Malware in Linux Telecom Servers

Published on: 5 Nov 2019

A state-sponsored tool most likely used by Chinese advanced persistent threat group APT41 was discovered inside the Linux servers of an undisclosed telecom company, surveilling incoming and outgoing SMS messages. FireEye Mandiant recently...

 

Dozens of Apps Still Dodging Google’s Vetting System

Published on: 1 Nov 2019

Bitdefender researchers recently analyzed 25 apps that made it into Google Play, at least for a time, packing aggressive adware SDKs that bombarded users with ads and avoided removal by hiding their presence. Cumulatively, the apps were...

 

Ouroboros Ransomware decryption tool

Published on: 30 Oct 2019

Ouroboros ransomware has been around for more than a year in various forms, operated by different cybercrime groups. Ouroboros, known to spread via Remote Desktop Protocol bruteforce attacks and deceptive downloads, has claimed a significant...

 

Sensitive US government and military travel details left exposed online

Published on: 28 Oct 2019

Significant amounts of sensitive data about employees of the US government military personnel data could now be in the public domain following its exposure in a data leak. Israeli security researchers Noam Rotem and Ran Locar discovered 179 GB of...

 

Windows 7 Users to Receive End-of-Life Notification

Published on: 21 Oct 2019

Microsoft is beginning to notify users that the Windows 7 operating system is approaching its Jan. 12 end-of-life date. An update for Windows 7 brings a notification that tells users that support for the operating system is coming to an end...

 

Bitdefender ร่วมกับ Nutanix เสริมทัพด้านความรู้และอัปเดตโซลูชันใหม่แก่คู่ค้ากว่า 20 ราย

Published on: 17 Oct 2019

Bitdefender ร่วมกับ Nutanix จัดกิจกรรมพิเศษแก่คู้ค้าคนสำคัญ เสริมสร้างประสบการณ์ความรู้ด้านไอที อัปเดตผลิตภัณฑ์ โซลูชัน และเทคนิคการขายใหม่ๆ ให้แก่คู่ค้ากว่า 20 ราย

 

Samsung Galaxy S10 Fingerprint Sensor Allegedly Bypassed with a Cheap Gel Screen Protector

Published on: 17 Oct 2019

A woman in Castleford, UK, discovered that a £2.70 ($3.40) full screen protector for her Samsung Galaxy S10 allowed everyone access via the thumbprint authentication. Thumbprint authentication is now a widely used form of security, also used in...

 

Alabama hospitals pay criminals for decryption key after ransomware attack

Published on: 8 Oct 2019

Alabama’s DCH Health System chose to pay a ransom after a ransomware attack last week prompted the shutdown of three hospitals, denying healthcare to patients and forcing...