Threat Intelligence Expert On ASDA and Morrisons New Phishing Scam

It has been reported that a new SMS malware campaign capable of stealing passwords and banking credentials has started spreading like wildfire in recent weeks. So much so that mobile carriers and law enforcement agencies alike have been prompted to issue warnings about the so-called FluBot campaign. Although the hook to the SMS phishing message is an […]

77% of Q1 Ransomware Attacks Threaten Exfiltration – Experts Reaction

BACKGROUND: A new report- Ransomware Attack Vectors Shift as New Software Vulnerability Exploits Abound from Coveware ’s Quarterly Ransomware Report, Coveware notes “Data exfiltration extortion continues to be prevalent and we have reached an inflection point where the vast majority of ransomware attacks now include the theft of corporate data.” The report notes 77% of attacks now […]

16 Percent of Mobile Devices are Infected with Malware in Emerging Markets, Expert Weighs in

BACKGROUND: A recent survey has found that in emerging markets such as Brazil, Indonesia, South Africa, and Thailand, 16 percent of mobile devices that processed a transaction was found to be infected with malware. Insights come from Secure-D processing 1 billion mobile transactions and service sign-ups for 35 mobile operators in 23 emerging markets covering nearly 840 million […]

Experts Insight On Merseyrail Targeted with Lockbit Ransomware

BACKGROUND UK rail network, Merseyrail has confirmed that it has been targeted by cyberattackers. The cybercriminals used its email system to notify employees and journalists about the ransomware, deemed to be Lockbit after finding an email from the 18th of April with the subject: “Lockbit ransomware attack and Data Theft”.  The situation is currently under […]

Security Expert Re: New Vulnerability Found in Linux Kernel

BACKGROUND: Cisco Talus discovered an information-disclosure security vulnerability in the Linux kernel, which can be exploited to expose information in the kernel stack memory of vulnerable devices. Experts Comments April 29, 2021 Shachar Menashe + Follow Me – UnFollow Me VP Security Vdoo This newly discovered vulnerability indeed looks very actionable and easy to exploit under […]

Memphis-based First Horizon Bank Discloses Data Breach, Customers Lose Close to $1 Million

BACKGROUND: First Horizon Bank in Memphis, Tenn., has disclosed that a number of online customer bank accounts were targeted by a data security breach.  The $87.5 billion-asset company said that an unauthorized party obtained login credentials from an unknown source and exploited a vulnerability in third-party security software to gain access to less than 200 accounts, […]

Users Flocking To Telegram May Face Toxic Trojan

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Over the past three months, users of the popular messaging app Telegram have seen over 130 attacks using a new multi-functional remote access trojan (RAT) dubbed ‘ToxicEye’, according to recently released research. Following controversial changes to privacy settings from Facebook’s WhatsApp, cloud-based IM platform Telegram has enjoyed a surge in popularity, becoming the most downloaded […]

The Babuk Gang ARE Back IN Town

It was back in Q4/20 when the UK based Outsourcing company serco were warned they were running with digital insecurities – something which was leveraged by the Babuk Gang when they exploited some of the said security weaknesses in Q1/21 with a Ransomware attack – followed by a public disclosure of the acquired data. Rumour […]