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Elastic Stack API Security Vulnerability Exposes Customer and System Data

 The mis-implementation of Elastic Stack, a collection of open-source products that employ APIs for crucial data aggregation, search, and analytics capabilities, has resulted in severe vulnerabilities, according to a new analysis. Researchers from Salt Security uncovered flaws that allowed them to not only conduct attacks in which any user could extract...

The expert assessed the prospects of cybersecurity company Group-IB after the arrest of its founder

Experts believe that the arrest of Ilya Sachkov, the founder and CEO of Group-IB, will not affect the company's work, nor will it affect the Russian information security market. Criminal cases against the heads of companies working in the field of information security have already happened in Russia.On September 28, the office of Group-IB was searched,...

Analysts Warn of Telegram Powered Bots Stealing Bank OTPs

 In the past few years, two-factor verification is one of the simplest ways for users to safeguard their accounts. It has now become a major target for threat actors. As per Intel 471, a cybersecurity firm, it has observed a rise in services that allow threat actors to hack OTP (one time password) tokens. Intel 471 saw all these services since June...

Newly Discovered 'Tomiris’ Backdoor Linked to SolarWinds Attack Malware

 Kaspersky security researchers have unearthed a new backdoor likely designed by the Nobelium advanced persistent threat (APT) behind last year's SolarWinds supply chain attack. The new malware, dubbed Tomiris, was first identified in June 2021 from samples dating back to February, a month before the “sophisticated second stage backdoor” Sunshuttle...

Ransomware Attack On Major European Bookseller

 Recently a ransomware attack targeted a leading book supplier software, the attack interrupted regular functions of thousands of bookstores in Europe including France, Belgium, and the Netherlands. The data stolen may have included not only personally identifiable information but also payment details. The ransomware group targeted TiteLive, a French...

RansomEXX Comes into Action Encrypting Files Using AES-CBC

 In the latest Profero report - Senior Incident Responder Brenton Morris states that RansomeXX decryptors have failed to encrypt different files for the victims that have paid for the ransom demanded by the Linux Vmware ESXI malicious attacker. Profero has found that this RansomExx organization does not lock Linux files appropriately, which might contribute...

Turkish National Charged for DDoS Attack on U.S. Company

 Authorities in the United States charged a Turkish national for launching distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) assaults against a Chicago-based multinational hospitality company using a now-defunct malware botnet. Izzet Mert Ozek, 32, is accused of launching attacks against the Chicago multinational in August 2017 using WireX, a botnet developed using...

GriftHorse Malware has Infected More than 10 Million Android Devices

 A new malware named GriftHorse is said to have infected over 10 million Android cell phones. According to the research at mobile security firm Zimperium, the threat group has been executing the campaign since November 2020. The GriftHorse malware was propagated through both Google Play and third-party application stores, according to the research group,...

Cybersecurity experts have discovered a new hacker group

Cybersecurity experts have discovered a new hacker group ChamelGang, which attacks institutions in ten countries around the world, including Russia. Since March, Russian companies in the fuel and energy sector and the aviation industry have been targeted, at least two attacks have been successful. Experts believe that pro-government groups may be behind...

Scammers are Using Twitter Bots for PayPal and Venmo Scams

 Internet scammers are using Twitter bots to trick users into making PayPal and Venmo payments to accounts under their possession. Venmo and PayPal are the popular online payment services for users to pay for things such as charity donations or for goods such as the resale of event tickets. This latest campaign, however, is a stark warning against making...

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