Security experts have uncovered an incident that involved the Watchbog cryptomining botnet. Attackers exploited CVE-2018-1000861 to establish a foothold on the victim's network and install Watchbog malware on unpatched systems.
Cyber security malware threats.
A group of hackers have been using compromised websites to launch watering hole attacks against iPhone users who visit the websites. The attacks also use five different exploit chains and exploit 0-day vulnerabilities that don't require any user interaction.
A joint effort between security firm Avast and a French cybercrime unit C3N has taken down a malicious worm dubbed Retadup that has affected thousands of machines.
A security researcher discovered a backdoor in the popular web-based utility used to remotely manage Unix-based servers, to include Linux, FreeBSD and OpenBSD systems.
The Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) has confirmed late Friday that 23 towns across Texas were victims of a coordinated ransomware attack.
Microsoft issued the August 2019 Security Updates on Tuesday that include 93 unique vulnerability fixes, 29 of those rated critical. In addition, two of the patches address two critical Remote Code Execution (RCE) "wormable" vulnerabilities (CVE-2019-1181 and CVE-2019-1182) in Remote Desktop Services.
Governor Edwards of Louisiana has declared a state of emergency after three of its school districts were hit with ransomware attacks.
Researchers are warning of multiple unpatched vulnerabilities in Comodo's antivirus software.
Researchers at Microsoft have revealed details on a new fileless info-stealing campaign that uses Astaroth malware.
Cyber criminals are targeting vulnerable software and gaps in managed service providers' (MSP) security systems to distribute Sodin ransomware.