12 October 2020

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Heat – Trending Malware and Threat Actors
Name Heat 1 Heat 7 Vol 1 Vol 7
APT19 7 7
Ryuk Ransomware 9 32
APT32 3 14
Trickbot Malware 9 47
Fonix Ransomware 2 2
Powerview 2 2
Clop Ransomware 3 24
Team Xecuter 3 25
Kraken Loader 2 15
VandaTheGod 2 4
Data Breaches
Prison video visitation system exposed calls between inmates and lawyersHITBSecNews – Oct 11 2020 22:28Prison video visitation system exposed calls between inmates and lawyers l33tdawg Sun, 10/11/2020 – 22:28
HI: Potential data breach exposed in state’s travel exemption request systemDataBreaches.net – Oct 11 2020 11:25HNN Staff report: The state is investigating a potential breach of data within one of their systems tied to the Attorney General’s office. Nearly 150 individuals who applied for a travel exemption through the state Attorney General’s website were…
A prison video visitation service exposed private calls between inmates and their attorneysOffice of Inadequate Security – Oct 11 2020 11:24Zack Whittaker reports: Fearing the spread of coronavirus, jails and prisons remain on lockdown. Visitors are unable to see…
InfoSecHotSpot – Prison video visitation system exposed calls between inmates and lawyers Prison video visitation system exposed cal… https://t.co/n19RAp0TjnInfoSecHotSpot – Twitter – Oct 12 2020 04:58Prison video visitation system exposed calls between inmates and lawyers Prison video visitation system exposed calls between inmates and lawyers l33tdawg Sun, 10/11/2020 – 22:28 https://bit.ly/3diZwAa
Hacker Groups
Chat Digest – Ghost Squad Hackers 2020/10/12 00:17 – 00:17 UTC“Ghost Squad Hackers” – Telegram – Oct 12 2020 00:17[00:17] : [00:17] : Unemployment Sauce
nicoleperlroth – Most people in cybersecurity don’t know where the term “Advanced Persistent Threat” or “APT” came from. Now you kno… https://t.co/NTQHmuQaSFnicoleperlroth – Twitter – Oct 12 2020 05:09Most people in cybersecurity don't know where the term "Advanced Persistent Threat" or "APT" came from. Now you know.
Cyber_War_News – RT @peterkruse: Iranian APT group Silent Librarian (aka Cobalt Dickens or TA407) just launched a new spear phishing campaign targeting Univ…Cyber_War_News – Twitter – Oct 11 2020 05:01RT @peterkruse: Iranian APT group Silent Librarian (aka Cobalt Dickens or TA407) just launched a new spear phishing campaign targeting University of Oxford: https://webauth.ox.ac[.]uk. @NCSC…
ZDNet – Leaders of ‘notorious’ Team Xecuter game piracy, homebrew group arrested https://t.co/nOAPyTxB72ZDNet – Twitter – Oct 11 2020 11:30Leaders of ‘notorious’ Team Xecuter game piracy, homebrew group arrested…
Malware
German tech giant Software AG hit by Clop ransomware attackSiliconANGLE – Oct 12 2020 02:50German tech giant Software AG has been hit by a ransomware attack that caused the company to suspend services. The attack occurred Oct. 3 and has been attributed to Clop ransomware. As is typical in a ransomware attack in 2020, the…
Ryuk’s ReturnOffice of Inadequate Security – Oct 11 2020 20:36From The DFIR Report: The Ryuk group went from an email to domain wide ransomware in 29 hours and asked for over $6 million…
Underestimating the FONIX – Ransomware as a Service could be an errorSecurity Affairs – Oct 11 2020 16:44FONIX is a new Ransomware as a Service available in the threat landscape that was analyzed by SentinelLabs researchers. FONIX is a relatively new Ransomware as a Service (RaaS) analyzed by researchers from Sentinel Labs, its operators were…
Spotless Hit By Ransomware AttackSecurityPhresh – Oct 12 2020 02:58Exclusive: Confirms a number of servers accessed.
Vulnerabilities
Researchers Found 55 Flaws in Apple’s Corporate NetworkHITBSecNews – Oct 11 2020 22:28Researchers Found 55 Flaws in Apple's Corporate Network l33tdawg Sun, 10/11/2020 – 22:28
sans_isc – Phishing Kits; Open Packaging; Analyzing MSGs; Cisco Flaws; Apple Flaws
https://t.co/N5VRfOPNk6 https://t.co/5CjlmSC677
sans_isc – Twitter – Oct 12 2020 02:01Phishing Kits; Open Packaging; Analyzing MSGs; Cisco Flaws; Apple Flaws
https://i5c.us/p7204 https://twitter.com/sans_isc/status/1315472711867666432/photo/1
InfoSecHotSpot – Researchers Found 55 Flaws in Apple’s Corporate Network Researchers Found 55 Flaws in Apple’s Corporate Network l33… https://t.co/KQdYyUeLkhInfoSecHotSpot – Twitter – Oct 12 2020 05:28Researchers Found 55 Flaws in Apple's Corporate Network Researchers Found 55 Flaws in Apple's Corporate Network l33tdawg Sun, 10/11/2020 – 22:28 https://bit.ly/3lzFDba
CyberScoopNews – Chinese intelligence-linked hackers are exploiting known flaws to target Washington, US says https://t.co/j26uoBsGQA by @shanvavCyberScoopNews – Twitter – Oct 11 2020 06:01Chinese intelligence-linked hackers are exploiting known flaws to target Washington, US says https://hubs.ly/H0xLsJW0 by @shanvav
Ongoing Campaigns
This stealthy hacker-for-hire group is using phishing, malicious apps and zero-day attacks against its victimsDataBreaches.net – Oct 11 2020 11:24Danny Palmer reports: An extensive cyber-espionage operation by a hacker-for-hire group that uses phishing, social engineering, malicious apps, custom malware and zero-day attacks has been secretly targeting governments, private industry and…
Security Affairs newsletter Round 285Security Affairs – Oct 11 2020 09:21A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived! Every week the best security articles from Security Affairs free for you in your email box….
ZDNet – Ransomware: Surge in attacks as hackers take advantage of organisations under pressure https://t.co/v9b7ZketJhZDNet – Twitter – Oct 11 2020 23:15Ransomware: Surge in attacks as hackers take advantage of organisations under pressure…
ZDNet – Ransomware: Surge in attacks as hackers take advantage of organisations under pressure https://t.co/qn4bJ2GAExZDNet – Twitter – Oct 12 2020 04:15Ransomware: Surge in attacks as hackers take advantage of organisations under pressure…

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