cryptojacking

Hackers are using cryptojacking malware as a cover for more serious attacks, according to a report published by security researchers at Microsoft. In a paper published by the tech company’s intelligence team, malicious actors are fronting attacks with cryptojacking scripts to present a decoy from more significant attacks, namely credential theft. TheRead More →

crypto

Multiple botnets are targeting thousands of publicly exposed and still unpatched Oracle WebLogic servers to deploy crypto miners and steal sensitive information from infected systems. The attacks are taking aim at a recently patched WebLogic Server vulnerability, which was released by Oracle as part of its October 2020 Critical Patch Update andRead More →

andoid

A new mobile-based trojan has been discovered that’s capable of compromising Android’s accessibility features in order to steal user data from banking applications and read user’s SMS messages, allowing the malware to bypass two-factor authentication. Named Eventbot, the trojan was discovered by a group of cyber security experts from Cybereason Nocturnus, who found it targeting financial banking applicationsRead More →

monero

There’s a good chance everyone who reads this story will have had some degree of interaction with a botnet we call MyKings (others call DarkCloud or Smominru), whether you know it or not. For the past couple of years, this botnet has been a persistent source of nuisance-grade opportunistic attacksRead More →