Linux IoT botnet retooled to send spam email

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An IoT botnet has set its hooks in about 4,500 – 5,000 proxy devices to send spam emails which each device capable of sending 400 messages or a total of 1.8 million messages per day. The Linux.ProxyM first appeared in February 2017 and had peaked at 10,000 bots by July […]

PSA: New Microsoft Word 0day used in the wild

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Microsoft has just patched an important vulnerability in Microsoft Word during its latest patch Tuesday cycle. According to the security firm that found it [1], this new zero-day (CVE-2017-8759) was used in targeted attacks to install a piece of malware known as FinFisher. Microsoft Office has been in the line of fire throughout the […]

WikiLeaks suffers defacement at the hands of OurMine group

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WikiLeaks’ whistleblowing website suffered an attack from the group known as OurMine on Thursday, when Julian Assange’s data-leaking site found itself on the receiving end of a ‘hack’. To read the original article : https://www.welivesecurity.com/2017/09/01/wikileaks-suffer-defacement-ourmine-group/

More than one million new phishing sites created each month

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Phishing attacks continue to increase in volume and sophistication, according to researchers at security firm Webroot Phishing attacks are highly targeted, sophisticated, hard to detect and difficult for users to avoid, with 1.39 million new phishing sites created each month, say security researchers. In May 2017, the number of new phishing […]

8,2 milliards d’appareils piratables via Bluetooth

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Le cabinet Armis Labs a identifié 8 vulnérabilités dont 4 critiques permettant à des pirates de se connecter, prendre le contrôle et déployer des malwares sur n’importe quel terminal via la liaison Bluetooth. Baptisée BlueBorne, cette vulnérabilité peut être exploitée sur les appareils Windows, Linux, iOS et Android. To read […]

CCleaner Malware Incident – What You Need to Know and How to Remove

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This is a small guide and FAQ on the malware installed alongside CCleaner 5.33.6162. For a full recap of what happened, you can read our complete CCleaner coverage. What happened? An unknown threat group compromised the CCleaner infrastructure. The attacker added malware to the CCleaner 5.33.6162 and CCleaner Cloud 1.07.3191 installers, but the malware only executed on […]