Hackers Targeting Brazil’s PIX Payment System to Drain Users’ Bank Accounts

Two newly discovered malicious Android applications on Google Play Store have been used to target users of Brazil's instant payment ecosystem in a likely attempt to lure victims into fraudulently transferring their entire account balances into another bank account under cybercriminals' control. "The attackers distributed two different variants of banking malware, named PixStealer and MalRhino,Source...

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New FinSpy Malware Variant Infects Windows Systems With UEFI Bootkit

Commercially developed FinFisher surveillanceware has been upgraded to infect Windows devices using a UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) bootkit using a trojanized Windows Boot Manager, marking a shift in infection vectors that allow it to elude discovery and analysis. Detected in the wild since 2011, FinFisher (aka FinSpy or Wingbird) is a spyware toolset for Windows, macOS, and LinuxSource...

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Atlassian Confluence RCE Flaw Abused in Multiple Cyberattack Campaigns

Opportunistic threat actors have been found actively exploiting a recently disclosed critical security flaw in Atlassian Confluence deployments across Windows and Linux to deploy web shells that result in the execution of crypto miners on compromised systems. Tracked as CVE-2021-26084 (CVSS score: 9.8), the vulnerability concerns an OGNL (Object-Graph Navigation Language) injection flaw thatSource...

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New BloodyStealer Trojan Steals Gamers’ Epic Games and Steam Accounts

A new advanced trojan sold on Russian-speaking underground forums comes with capabilities to steal users' accounts on popular online video game distribution services, including Steam, Epic Games Store, and EA Origin, underscoring a growing threat to the lucrative gaming market. Cybersecurity firm Kaspersky, which coined the malware "BloodyStealer," said it first detected the malicious tool inSource...

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Microsoft Warns of FoggyWeb Malware Targeting Active Directory FS Servers

Microsoft on Monday revealed new malware deployed by the hacking group behind the SolarWinds supply chain attack last December to deliver additional payloads and steal sensitive information from Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) servers. The tech giant's Threat Intelligence Center (MSTIC) codenamed the "passive and highly targeted backdoor" FoggyWeb, making it the threat actor trackedSource...

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Russian Turla APT Group Deploying New Backdoor on Targeted Systems

State-sponsored hackers affiliated with Russia are behind a new series of intrusions using a previously undocumented implant to compromise systems in the U.S., Germany, and Afghanistan. Cisco Talos attributed the attacks to the Turla advanced persistent threat (APT) group, coining the malware "TinyTurla" for its limited functionality and efficient coding style that allows it to go undetected.Source...

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New Android Malware Steals Financial Data from 378 Banking and Wallet Apps

The operators behind the BlackRock mobile malware have surfaced back with a new Android banking trojan called ERMAC that targets Poland and has its roots in the infamous Cerberus malware, according to the latest research. "The new trojan already has active distribution campaigns and is targeting 378 banking and wallet apps with overlays," ThreatFabric's CEO Cengiz Han Sahin said in an emailedSource...

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How Does DMARC Prevent Phishing?

DMARC is a global standard for email authentication. It allows senders to verify that the email really comes from whom it claims to come from. This helps curb spam and phishing attacks, which are among the most prevalent cybercrimes of today. Gmail, Yahoo, and many other large email providers have implemented DMARC and praised its benefits in recent years. If your company's domain name isSource...

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A New Jupyter Malware Version is Being Distributed via MSI Installers

Cybersecurity researchers have charted the evolution of Jupyter, a .NET infostealer known for singling out healthcare and education sectors, which make it exceptional at defeating most endpoint security scanning solutions. The new delivery chain, spotted by Morphisec on September 8, underscores that the malware has not just continued to remain active but also showcases "how threat actorsSource...

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Urgent Chrome Update Released to Patch Actively Exploited Zero-Day Vulnerability

Google on Friday rolled out an emergency security patch to its Chrome web browser to address a security flaw that's known to have an exploit in the wild. Tracked as CVE-2021-37973, the vulnerability has been described as use after free in Portals API, a web page navigation system that enables a page to show another page as an inset and "perform a seamless transition to a new state, where theSource...

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