Malicious Google Play Apps Linked to SideWinder APT

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The active attack involving three malicious Android applications is the first exploiting CVE-2019-2215, Trend Micro researchers report. Researchers have discovered an attack exploiting CVE-2019-2215, which leverages three malicious apps in the Google Play store to compromise a target device and collect…

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#cybersecurity | hacker | PureLocker ransomware built for targeted attacks, linked to MaaS dealer

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A newly discovered ransomware called PureLocker is targeting the production servers of enterprises, while exhibiting some behavior that’s very unusual for most malicious encryptors. Among its quirky features: it’s written in the PureBasic programming language, which helps it avoid conventional anti-malware detection…

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New #macOS #Backdoor #Linked to #Cyber-espionage #Group

A recently discovered macOS backdoor is believed to be a new version of malware previously associated with the OceanLotus cyber-espionage group, Trend Micro says. Also known as APT 32, APT-C-00, SeaLotus, and Cobalt Kitty, OceanLotus is believed to be operating out of Vietnam and has been targeting high-profile corporate and…

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The CCleaner Attack Linked to State-sponsored Chinese Hackers

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Security researchers revealed that the CCleaner chain attack, which resulted in millions of users downloading a backdoored version of the CCleaner PC software utility, was linked to state-sponsored Chinese hackers. The attack started in July with compromising a CCleaner server, which…

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