Sophisticated ‘Triton’ #malware #shuts down #industrial #plant in #hacker #attack

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Cybersecurity experts at FireEye have issued a warning after a recent hacker attack caused “operational disruption to critical infrastructure” at an unnamed industrial plant. The hackers introduced a malware program that FireEye is calling “Triton” into the security system, likely in preparation for a larger attack. This was not someone…


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McAfee’s own #anti-hacking #service #exposed users to #banking #malware

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Security firm McAfee has blocked access to malware that appeared to be sent from the company’s own network. The malware was hosted on a third-party website but was shared via a domain associated with McAfee ClickProtect, an email protection service that the company touts as able to “protect your business from hacking.”…


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Hackers Can #Use Your #Antivirus Software To #Spread #Malware

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How do you safeguard your computer from malicious stuff, by using an antivirus software? But what if the protector of your digital friend can’t be trusted? A new exploit called AVGator is created by an Austra-based security consultant named Florian Bogner. Many AV software provide functionality to quarantine files, but the users can…


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Crunchyroll #Malware #Hack Targets #Anime Fans

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Put down that body pillow and drop the Pocky — your favorite Japanese shows might be infecting your computer! If you tried to update or install the software for anime streaming service Crunchyroll on a Windows PC between 3:30 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. PDT (6:30 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. EDT)…


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Adobe Flash Player Users in Trouble: The #Software Allows #Hackers Infect #Computers

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Adobe has decided to end Flash Player by the end of 2020 and until then it will only provide a couple of updates. This decision has been made after consulting with titans of the technology industry such as Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Mozilla and more. Until 2020 when better technological programs…


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Hackers steal $60 million from Taiwanese bank using bespoke malware

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Last week, a hacking gang abused the SWIFT banking network to steal $60 million after planting malware on a Taiwanese bank’s servers. The Far Eastern International Bank has confirmed that malware had been found on it computer systems, affecting PCs and servers, as well as its SWIFT terminal. SWIFT (the…


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Cybersecurity Best Practices for Small Businesses

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The impact of the Equifax data breach that compromised the personal data of over 145 million individuals has left many confused, frustrated and downright angry. And while massive attacks on large corporations make headlines, small businesses have just as much, if not more, at stake. According to data analyzed in…


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NEW GROUP OF IRANIAN HACKERS LINKED TO DESTRUCTIVE MALWARE

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FOR MORE THAN five years, Iran has maintained a reputation as one of the most aggressive nations in the global arena of state-sponsored hacking, stealing data from corporate and government networks around the world, bombarding US banks with cyberattacks, and most brazen of all, unleashing multiple waves of computer-crippling malware that hit tens of…


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McAfee boosts cyber security software suite with a beefed-up anti-malware engine to tackle hack attacks

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Cyber security firm McAfee has given its core suite of anti-virus and security software an overhaul to bolster the protection it can provide against currnet and future hack attacks. McAfee AntiVirus Plus, McAfee Internet Security, McAfee Total Protection and McAfee LiveSafe have all had an upgrade, giving them access to…


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The CIA built a fake software update system to spy on intel partners

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Anyone relying on the CIA for tech support got a nasty surprise this morning, as documents published by Wikileaks revealed a secret project to siphon out data through its technical liaison service, dating back to 2009. The program, called ExpressLane, is designed to be deployed alongside a biometric collection system…


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Malware, Hacker and Virus Prevention Guide

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Cyber crime is increasingly becoming one of the major potential criminal expenses for businesses in all industries. When attacks happen, they can do thousands of pounds worth of damage, including everything from reducing your ability to work on a computer, to the theft of sensitive data such as bank details….


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Fake Adobe Flash update infecting smartphones with nasty malware

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If the words, “Adobe Flash,” don’t give you the heebie-jeebies, they should. The once-beloved media-player software is now synonymous with malware. Flash has been hugely instrumental in bringing video to the internet. Unfortunately, at nearly a quarter-century old, it was developed at a time when “hacking” meant hitting a piece…


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Wikileaks Exposes CIA’ 3 Linux/macOS Malware- Aeris, Achilles, SeaPea

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We all know what CIA is capable of but what WikiLeaks has been publishing lately under the Vault 7 leaks series is simply astonishing. According to the latest set of information provided by WikiLeaks in its ongoing Vault 7 leaks saga, the CIA developed three dangerous malware for Linux and…


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Malware sucks: crappy code makes it easy to hack hackers

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Common Remote Access Trojan (RAT) tools — which allow hackers to remotely control hijacked computers, from the cameras and mics to the hard-drive and keyboard — are very badly written and it’s easy to hijack computers running the “command and control” components that malicious hackers use to control RATted systems….


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Malware Growth for Apple iOS Outnumbers Android’s

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Android devices across the world far outsell Apple devices; despite so hackers seek to attack iOS devices. Indeed, with Cisco Systems and IBM partnering with Apple for providing business associated services intended for corporate users, it’s expected that iOS devices will more-and-more become targets of malicious software. As a proof,…


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Mexican government uses malware to spy on journalists and political opponents

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On June 19, a report by the New York Times and research center Citizen Lab revealed that Israeli software purchased by the Mexican government was used to spy on prominent journalists and human rights activist in the country, including one minor. The software, known as Pegasus, collects all communications of…


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WIKILEAKS DOCS SHOW HOW THE CIA ALLEGEDLY INFECTED OFFLINE COMPUTERS

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It seems that more and more information continues to come to light regarding hacking — not just by your average hacker, but by the CIA and other government agencies, too. Now, WikiLeaks documents have revealed how the CIA infected offline computers using air-gap hacking. Air-gapping refers to a security measure…


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Wikileaks dumps info on ‘Brutal Kangeroo’, the CIA’s malware toolkit for hacking ‘air-gapped’ networks

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CIA’s Brutal Kangeroo malware suite likened to Stuxnet Wikileaks has revealed yet more information about the CIA’s trove of malware tools, this time revealing how it takes on ‘air gapped’ networks – computers and networks not attached to the internet for security reasons. “Brutal Kangaroo is a tool suite for…


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MALWARE CAUSES LONGEST CYBERSECURITY INCIDENTS FOR EU TELECOMS, AGENCY REPORTS

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Malware attacks for the first time created the longest lasting cybersecurity incidents “in duration and hours lost” in the telecom sector in 2016, according to the European Union cybersecurity agency’s Annual Incidents Report. The 2017 report by the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) was released June…


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‘Failure of the imagination’: Malwarebytes on WannaCry and future of cybersecurity

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THE world reeled when the WannaCry ransomware attacks brought some of the biggest global brand names to their knees. A relatively unsophisticated virus, strapped to a high-level hacking software developed by the United States National Security Agency (NSA) locked up user data of hundreds of computers across the world. Notably…


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