Tuesday, August 3, 2021
ZDNet

Raccoon stealer-as-a-service will now try to grab your cryptocurrency

The malware has been upgraded to target even more financial information.
ZDNet

DeadRinger: Chinese APTs strike major telecommunications companies

Previously unknown campaigns center around "Chinese state interests."
ZDNet

Ransomware operators love them: Key trends in the Initial Access Broker space

In a threat actor's mind, take out the legwork, reap the proceeds of blackmail.
ZDNet

Enterprise data breach cost reached record high during COVID-19 pandemic

IBM research estimates that the average data breach now costs upward of $4 million.
ZDNet

Malware developers turn to 'exotic' programming languages to thwart researchers

They are focused on exploiting pain points in code analysis and reverse-engineering.
ZDNet

Twitter handle swatter jailed after victim dies following home raid

The 60-year-old victim's daughter believes he was "scared to death."
ZDNet

WhatsApp chief says government officials, US allies targeted by Pegasus spyware

The officials were allegedly targeted in attacks dating back to 2019.
ZDNet

GitHub boosts supply chain security for Go modules

Go is now one of the most popular programming languages on the platform.
ZDNet

$49 malware receives major upgrade to strike both Windows and macOS PCs

The new family stems from Formbook, an old but prevalent malware strain.
ZDNet

Joker billing fraud malware found in Google Play Store

The Android malware circumvented security controls by using short URL tricks.
Google

Linux Kernel Security Done Right

Posted by Kees Cook, Software Engineer, Google Open Source Security TeamTo borrow from an excellent analogy between the modern computer ecosystem and the US automotive industry of the 1960s, the Linux kernel runs well: when driving down the highway,...

Raccoon Stealer Bundles Malware, Propagates Via Google SEO

An update to the stealer-as-a-service platform hides in pirated software, pilfers crypto-coins and installs a software dropper for downloads of more malware.
SecurityWeek

SAP Customer Survey Reveals False Sense of Security

Many SAP customers have a false sense of security, according to a new report from risk management consultancy Turnkey Consulting and business-critical application security firm Onapsis. The SAP Security Survey Report 2021 is based on information from over 100 SAP...

BazarCaller – the malware gang that talks you into infecting yourself

Calling someone back feels safer than clicking an unknown link... but it isn't! Remind your friends and family.

‘DeadRinger’ Targeted Exchange Servers Long Before Discovery

Cyberespionage campaigns linked to China attacked telecoms via ProxyLogon bugs, stealing call records and maintaining persistence, as far back as 2017.