New Iranian Data Wiper Malware “ZeroCleare” Targeting Energy Sector

IBM X-Force security researchers discovered new destructive data wiper malware and named it as ZeroCleare on the basis of the program database pathname of its binary file. What is ZeroCleare? Zerocleare is a destructive data-wiping malware targeting oil, gas and energy sectors based companies in the Middle-East and some parts of Europe. It is a …

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Magecart campaign -card stealer, online shopping no more secured

Card Skimming Threat to e-commerce platforms According to RiskIQ, Magecart has been attacking online companies since 2016. Its modus operandi is to insert malicious code in the websites of these companies in order to steal their customers’ data when they make a purchase. This technique is called digital skimming. RiskIQ has identified so far, at …

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Lnkr Adware: Malicious browser extension campaign

If you are using browser extensions, Be-aware lnkr browser extensions are Rapidly spreading across the internet. What is browser extensions ? Extensions are small software programs that customize the browsing experience. They enable users to tailor browser functionality and behavior to individual needs or preferences. They are built on web technologies such as HTML, JavaScript, …

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“MegaCortex” Ransomware in action -A MayDay gift no-one wanted

Sudden presence of all new megaCortex ransomware on various enterprise network was not less then a May Day surprise for Infotech world. A new ransomware named as MegaCortex got noticed on last wednesday when a serious hike was noticed against multiple clients of sophos around the globe. According to Sophos lab investigation, attack was delivered …

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SupportAssist Flaw Exposes Dell Computers to Remote Hacking.

Dell Users beware – your systems can be compromised remotely. CVE-ID-2019-3719 Dell SupportAssist vulnerability. A 17-year-old independent security researcher – Bill Demirkapi , has discovered a critical remote code execution vulnerability in one of the pre-installed Dell tools, Dell SupportAssist utility which comes pre-installed on most of all Dell laptops, desktops and tablets. What is …

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How to protect yourself against phishing ?

Phishing is the fraudulent attempt to obtain sensitive information such as usernames, passwords and credit card details by disguising as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication. Before we learn different ways for defending and protecting against phishing, lets learn types of phishing first. Some common forms of phishing: Spear Phishing : Phishing attempts directed …

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WordPress Version 5.1.1 Patch Solves Remote Code execution flaw

Upgrade your wordpress sites to latest version of 5.1.1, before any hacker takes advantage of remote code execution vulnerability to take control of your sites and blogs. Simon Scannell a researcher from RIPS Technologies GmbH , known for disclosing multiple vulnerabilities in wordPress in past, has now revealed new RCE vulnerability. “Considering that comments are …

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ALERT – New Phishing Attack – Hackers have come up with something new to beat the phishing experts too!

Hackers have come with something new to beat the phishing experts too! A cybersecurity researcher who last month warned of a creative phishing campaign has now shared details of a new but similar attack campaign with The Hacker News that has specifically been designed to target mobile users. Antoine Vincent Jebara, co-founder and CEO of …

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