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Cyber Alert – 16 May 2020

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Heat – Trending Malware and Threat Actors
Name Heat 1 Heat 7 Vol 1 Vol 7
RATicate Hacker Group 4 4
Mandrake Spyware 4 6
Mikroceen 4 7
Turla APT Group 4 7
Ramsay Malware 5 27
COMpfun RAT 4 11
Stuxnet 4 6
QNodeService 3 5
Sodinokibi Ransomware 6 33
WannaCry Ransomware 4 26
Data Breaches
Data leak affects 115 million Pakistani mobile customers
IT Security GuruMay 15 2020 10:04
Details of Pakistani mobile subscribers have surfaced online after a hacker tried to sell the package for 300 bitcoins equivalent to $2.1 million. The data leak exposed personally identifiable information (PII) for 115 million subscribers. The…
TrackR — User’s Private Information Exposed (VU#762643)
InfoSec Bug Bounty Write-ups – RSSMay 15 2020 19:37
TrackR — User’s True Coordinates Exposed (VU#762643)The TL;DR TrackR is a company that develops small wireless trackers to help people find their stuff, such as bags, keys, remote controls, mobile devices…
Interserve UK defense contractor hacked, up to 100,000 past and present employees details exposed
Security AffairsMay 15 2020 15:26
Britain’s Ministry of Defence contractor Interserve has been hacked, intruders have stolen up to 100,000 past and present employees’ details. Interserve, a contractor for the Britain’s Ministry of Defence suffered a security breach, hackers…
TikTok Accused Of Breaching US Child Privacy Regulations
News ≈ Packet StormMay 15 2020 14:47
Hacker Groups
RATicate Group Hits Industrial Firms With Revolving Payloads
Threatpost.comMay 15 2020 15:59
A new threat group uses NSIS as an installer to target industrial companies with revolving payloads, including LokiBot, FormBook, BetaBot, Agent Tesla and Netwire.
RATicate drops info stealing malware and RATs on industrial targets
MalwareTips.comMay 15 2020 14:41
Security researchers from Sophos have identified a hacking group that abused NSIS installers to deploy remote access tools (RATs) and information-stealing malware in attacks targeting industrial companies. Sophos discovered that RATicate's attacks…
Chinese APT Tropic Trooper target air-gapped military Networks in Asia
Security AffairsMay 15 2020 20:54
Chinese threat actors, tracked as Tropic Trooper and KeyBoy, has been targeting air-gapped military networks in Taiwan and the Philippines. Chinese APT group Tropic Trooper, aka KeyBoy, has been targeting air-gapped military networks in Taiwan and…
Russian APT Turla’s COMpfun malware uses HTTP status codes to receive commands
Security AffairsMay 15 2020 12:13
Russia-linked cyberespionage group Turla targets diplomatic entities in Europe with a new piece of malware tracked as COMpfun. Security experts from Kaspersky Lab have uncovered a new cyberespionage campaign carried out by Russia-linked …
Malware
Vulnerabilities
Thunderbolt Flaw Exposes PCs in Physical Access Hacking | Avast
Security Bloggers NetworkMay 15 2020 13:00
Björn Ruytenbe, a Dutch security researcher at Eindhoven University of Technology, revealed details this week of a new attack he discovered that exploits a vulnerability in the common Intel Thunderbolt port found in millions of PCs around the…
Microsoft fixes vulnerability affecting all Windows versions since 1996
We Live Security » Languages » EnglishMay 15 2020 13:30
Another vulnerability in the same Windows component was abused by Stuxnet a decade ago The post Microsoft fixes vulnerability…
PrintDemon: The Demon Striking all the Windows Versions
CywareMay 15 2020 10:04
Recently, two security researchers have released a report about a vulnerability in the Windows printing service. According to the details, the vulnerability impacts all Windows versions, even Windows NT 4 that dates back to 1996. What’s the story?…
Vulnerabilities in SoftPAC Virtual Controller Expose OT Networks to Attacks
SecurityWeek RSS FeedMay 15 2020 13:10
Vulnerabilities discovered by a researcher at industrial cybersecurity firm Claroty in Opto 22’s SoftPAC virtual programmable automation controller (PAC) expose operational technology (OT) networks to attacks. …
Ongoing Campaigns

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