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YouTube creators targeted by password-stealing malware in phishing campaigns

According to Google, YouTube influencers are targeted by password-stealing malware Phishing A campaign allegedly carried out by a Russian-speaking cyber criminal. Google’s Threat Analysis Group (TAG) security experts, who first noticed this operation in late 2019, said the company had suspended phishing campaigns since then. According to them, YouTube creators are targeted by malware that steals “highly customized” phishing emails and cookies.
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YouTube was used to push password stealing malware

Trojan horses are a type of malware that behaves according to Greek legend, disguising themselves as legitimate files or programs and tricking unsuspecting users into installing them on their PCs. This is a way for unsuspecting users to give cyber attackers unauthorized remote access. An attacker could spy on a...
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Hackers are weaponizing Excel documents to infiltrate corporate networks | #computerhacking | #hacking

Employees at financial organizations are being targeted using weaponized Excel documents as part of a new phishing campaign aimed at infiltrating corporate networks. While the campaign, which has been dubbed MirrorBlast, was first detected in September by the cybersecurity firm ET Labs, another cybersecurity firm called Morphisec has now analyzed the malware used in the campaign and reported its findings in a new blog post.
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How to Deal with a Hacked Domain

What would you do if your domain was just hacked? This is the question that many people are asking themselves when they hear about a new data breach. Hacked domains can be very serious, and it’s important to know what steps to take to mitigate the damage. In this post, we will discuss some of the things you can do to deal with an attack on your website.
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How to Keep Malware Away from Your Precious Devices

Yes, malware can be a big buzzkill for every person and every computer system that is unfortunate enough to be involved with it. Chances are if you have spent any time at all online in the last twenty years, the word malware will be stored somewhere in your mind, along with 'hacking' terminology that includes words like virus and trojan. Chances are also that you have had direct contact with malware on at least one occasion at some point in the not-so-distant, or perhaps more immediate past. The truth is, malware has probably come in contact with everyone at some point. It's a bit like rain, and practically impossible to avoid even if you run.
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UpdateAgent malware variant impersonates legitimate macOS software

The new variant of UpdateAgent malware is also capable of dropping adware against macOS. The IT security researchers at Microsoft Security Intelligence have discovered a new variant of UpdateAgent (aka WizardUpdate) malware targeting Mac devices. UpdateAgent was originally discovered in November 2020 targeting macOS. New variant, new capabilities, new adware.
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Google details cookie stealer malware campaign targeting YouTubers

Google attributed the malware campaign to a group of attackers recruited via a Russian-language hacker forum. Google has disclosed details of a new campaign involving phishing attacks launched against YouTube channel owners with the sole purpose of hijacking their channels. According to the report, threat actors are using cookie theft malware in the attacks to take control of the device/computer and hack YouTube accounts.
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'TodayZoo' Phishing Kit Cobbled Together From Other Malware

A phishing operation has cut and pasted components of at least five other phishing kits to create its own attack platform, sending out password-reset and fax-and-scanner notifications in significant campaigns earlier this year, according to researchers with the Microsoft 365 Defender Threat Intelligence Team. The TodayZoo kit, as Microsoft dubbed...
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Microsoft OneDrive Used for Ransom Operations

Microsoft was called out recently after it was discovered that hundreds of malware files commonly used to launch Conti ransomware attacks are being hosted from their OneDrive cloud storage service. The news highlights once again that Microsoft needs to invest significant time and resources just to get its own security house in order—and why they have no business trying to sell customers cybersecurity solutions to problems they created.
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Popular NPM Package Hijacked to Publish Crypto-mining Malware

The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency on Friday warned of crypto-mining malware embedded in “UAParser.js,” a popular JavaScript NPM library with over 6 million weekly downloads, days after the NPM repository moved to get rid of three rogue packages that were found to mimic the same library. The supply-chain...
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Google details cookie stealer malware campaign targeting YouTubers | #hacker | #hackiing | #phishing

Google attributed the malware campaign to a group of attackers recruited via a Russian-language hacker forum. Google has disclosed details of a new campaign involving phishing attacks launched against YouTube channel owners with the sole purpose of hijacking their channels. According to the report, threat actors are using cookie theft malware in the attacks to take control of the device/computer and hack YouTube accounts.
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NCC Alerts Nigerians to Deadly FluBot Malware Targeting Bank Accounts

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Friday raised the alarm about what it described as an extremely damaging malware called “FluBot” which attacks Android mobile banking applications. According to the NCC, Flubot “impersonates Android mobile banking applications to draw fake web view on targeted applications and its goal transcends stealing personal...
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Popular NPM Package Hijacked to Publish Crypto-mining Malware | #linux | #linuxsecurity

The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency on Friday warned of crypto-mining malware embedded in “UAParser.js,” a popular JavaScript NPM library with over 6 million weekly downloads, days after the NPM repository moved to remove three rogue packages that were found to mimic the same library. The supply-chain attack targeting...
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Malware StrandHogg 2.0 a threat to Android devices | #android | #security

Researchers have found a new malware that imitates legitimate apps for androids and steals data. The malware has been named StrandHogg 2.0 and affects all devices running Android 9.0 and earlier. operating systems. StrandHogg 2 is the twin of an earlier bug of the same name that a security firm Promon from Norwegia had discovered almost six months ago.
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Cybercriminals have an approach to getting Microsoft to certify their malware | #firefox | #chrome | #microsoftedge

Cybersecurity researchers have discovered yet another rootkit that has abused Microsoft’s Windows Hardware Quality Labs (WHQL) signing process. “Most of the rootkit cases we documented in the past rely on stolen digital certificates from legitimate companies, so up until recently malware writers used stolen digital certificates to sign their drivers,” observed Bitdefender, noting the change in tactics.
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NCC alerts on Flubot malware targeting bank accounts, lists measures against it – Nairametrics | #android | #security

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) in an alert to Nigerian telecom consumers has raised an alarm over the existence of what it described as new, high-risk and extremely damaging Malware called Flubot. This disclosure is contained in a press statement signed by NCC’s Director for Public Affairs, Dr Ikechukwu Adinde,...
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Online Gamers Beware: Hacker’s Microsoft-Signed Rootkit Malware Steals In-Game Purchases, Data | #microsoft | #hacking | #cybersecurity

Online gamers are the target of hackers’ Microsoft-signed rootkit malware, which steals in-game purchases and other kinds of data. (Photo : by GERARD JULIEN/AFP via Getty Images) The logo of French headquarters of American multinational technology company Microsoft, is pictured outside on March 6, 2018 in Issy-Les-Moulineaux, a Paris’ suburb.
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Poker-Playing IT Exec Busted in Japan for Android-Malware Scam | #android | #security

I just got a message from antivirus-software and security company Symantec saying that a well-known poker player named Masaaki Kagawa has been arrested by Japanese authorities for allegedly distributing Android malware. Masaaki Kagawa, the 50-year-old president of Koei Planning, an IT firm located in Shibuya, Tokyo, and an avid poker...
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