Security researchers at Imperva have spotted a new generation of cryptojacking attacks dubbed RedisWannaMine that targets Windows database and application servers. The campain also leverages the leaked NSA exploit EternalBlue to exploit vulnerable Windows systems.
Hackers have attacked over 1,400 Apache Solr servers late last month to install a cryptocurrency miner. Researchers say the attack resembles a similar campaign discovered back in January that targeted systems running unpatched Oracle WebLogic software. In that attack, hackers installed a mining rig used to mine Monero cryptocurrency.
Google announced on Wednesday the first developer preview of Android P, the newest version of Android.
Nearly 400,000 servers are at risk to a remote code execution vulnerability that impacts open-source Exim message transfer agent (MTA).
Palo Alto Networks Unit 42 security researchers have discovered a new malware dubbed “ComboJack” that targets multiple cryptocurrencies and web based online wallets.
RMH Franchise Holdings-owned Applebee's restaurants fell victim to a payment card data breach. According to the RMH announcement on Friday, systems at nearly 160 Applebee's restaurant locations may have been compromised with point-of-sale (PoS) malware.
Red Hat released security guidance that addresses recent Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) amplification attacks being performed by attackers who are exploiting vulnerable memcached systems exposed to the internet.
Security researchers from McAfee's Advanced Threat Research team have discovered a new cybersecurity operation dubbed "Operation Honeybee" that targets humanitarian aid organizations.
Microsoft provided security updates earlier this week to address the Spectre Variant 2 (CVE 2017-5715) data leaking vulnerability that affects Intel's Skylake H/S (6th generation Core CPUs) and Skylake U/Y & Skylake U23e (6th Generation Core m Processors).
The Sofacy group (aka APT28, Fancy Bear, and Pawn Storm) have allegedly attacked and breached German government's secure computer network. Many security experts believe the cyberespionage group has ties back to the Russian government.