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Intel, VMware Join Patch Tuesday Parade

Technology giants Intel Corp. and VMware joined the Patch Tuesday parade this week, rolling out fixes for security defects that expose users to...

Romance scams with a cryptocurrency twist – new research from SophosLabs – Naked Security

Sadly, we’ve needed to write and warn about romance scams and romance scammers many times in recent years. Indeed, in February 2021 we published...

Apple Points to Android Malware Infections in Argument Against Sideloading on iOS

Apple Threat Analysis Report Highlights Risks Posed by Sideloading on iOS Apple on Wednesday published a 30-page threat analysis report in an effort to...

MS Patch Tuesday: 71 Vulns, One Exploited as Zero-Day

The Microsoft Patch Tuesday freight train for October rolled in with fixes for at least 71 security defects in Windows products and components...

Meeting Backup Requirements for Cyber Insurance Coverage

Many companies wrongly assume that having backups in the cloud can prevent or reduce the impacts of a ransomware attack The prevalence of ransomware...

Indian-Made Mobile Spyware Targeted Human Rights Activist in Togo

A prominent Togolese human rights defender has been targeted with spyware by a threat actor known for striking victims in South Asia, marking...

FontOnLake Linux Malware Used in Targeted Attacks

A previously unknown, modular malware family that targets Linux systems has been used in targeted attacks to collect credentials and gain access to...

Ransomware Group FIN12 Aggressively Going After Healthcare Targets

An "aggressive" financially motivated threat actor has been identified as linked to a string of RYUK ransomware attacks since October 2018, while maintaining...

Lots and Lots of Bots: Looking at Botnet Activity in 2021

A botnet today can be used as a foundation for bad actors to carry out other attacks later Botnets continue to be a major...

CIA Creates Working Group on China as Threats Keep Rising

The CIA said Thursday it will create a top-level working group on China as part of a broad U.S. government effort focused on...

Researchers Warn of FontOnLake Rootkit Malware Targeting Linux Systems

Cybersecurity researchers have detailed a new campaign that likely targets entities in Southeast Asia with a previously unrecognized Linux malware that's engineered to...

Aggressive Ransomware Group FIN12 Moves Fast, Targets Big Companies

A report published by Mandiant on Thursday details the activities and tools of FIN12, a highly aggressive ransomware group that has likely made...

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‘Critical Severity’ Warning for Malware Embedded in Popular JavaScript Library

Security responders are scrambling this weekend to assess the damage from crypto-mining malware embedded in an npm package (JavaScript library) that counts close...

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...