19 February 2021

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Heat – Trending Malware and Threat Actors
Name Heat 1 Heat 7 Vol 1 Vol 7
MassLogger 10 15
DoppelPaymer Ransomware 7 18
WannaCry Ransomware 6 19
WatchDog Cryptominer 4 9
AppleJeus Trojan 4 14
APOMacroSploit 3 14
TeleBots 2 3
Async RAT 2 4
Sunburst Backdoor 7 15
GoSearch22 2 7
Data Breaches
Hundreds of Thousands Immigration and COVID Records Exposed in Jamaica hxxps://divvycloud[.]com/blog-covid-records-exposed-in-jamaica/Secnewsbytes – Twitter – Feb 18 2021 12:27Hundreds of Thousands Immigration and COVID Records Exposed in Jamaica hxxps://divvycloud[.]com/blog-covid-records-exposed-in-jamaica/
Unsecured: Jamaica’s immigration website exposed thousands of travelers’ dataOffice of Inadequate Security – Feb 18 2021 14:13Zack Whittaker reports: A security lapse by a Jamaican government contractor has exposed immigration records and COVID-19…
Data Leakage Prevention: What It Is and How It Can Help Your BusinessHeimdal Security Blog – Feb 18 2021 09:08Data breaches are as common as ever nowadays, with cyber attackers going after confidential data for their gain. To add insult to injury, mitigating one is not cheap. A 2020 report published by IBM uncovered that the average cost of such an…
Healthcare breaches increased over 50% in 2020 In 2020, there were 599 healthcare breaches that collectively affected over 26 million individuals. Bitglass’ report takes an in-depth look at the breaches that healthcare organizations faced, comparing th… hxxps://bit[.]ly/2Nx9sxj hxxps://twitter[.]com/InfoSecHotSpot/status/1362343942163939329/photo/1InfoSecHotSpot – Twitter – Feb 18 2021 10:11Healthcare breaches increased over 50% in 2020 In 2020, there were 599 healthcare breaches that collectively affected over 26 million individuals. Bitglass’ report takes an in-depth look at the breaches that healthcare organizations faced, comparing…
Hacker Groups
Data Breaches: ShinyHunters’ Dominance ContinuesCUInfoSecurity – Feb 18 2021 19:05Prolific Cybercrime Group Recently Tied to Breaches of E-Commerce and Dating Sites In 2020, a cybercrime operation known as ShinyHunters breached nearly 50 organizations, security researchers say. And this year, it shows no signs of slowing down -…
11 suspects of Anonymous Malaysia hacker group were arrested by the policeTechNave – Feb 19 2021 01:55Last month, a group of hackers known as Anonymous Malaysia sent out a warning video  to the Malaysia Government for their weak cybersecurity infrastructure. This prompted the authorities to respond and ever since then, we didn't hear anything about…
Infamous Cybercriminal “JokerStash” Reportedly Retires With More Than $3 Billion In BitcoinCelebrity Net Worth – Feb 18 2021 12:03It sounds like something out of a movie or a comic book, but instead the story comes from real life – specifically the worlds of online "cybercrime" and cryptocurrencies. According to a recent Forbes story, an infamous cybercrime figure known as…
Exposing Anonymous International’s Hacking Collective Online Infrastructure – An OSINT AnalysisDancho Danchev’s Blog – Mind Streams of Information Security Knowledge – Feb 18 2021 11:25Dear blog readers,It's been a while since I've last posted a quality update and I've decided to elaborate more and offer an in-depth analysis of Anonymous International's Hacking Collective online infrastructure with the idea to assist U.S Law…
Malware
The Egregor takedown: New tactics to take down ransomware groups show promiseSC Magazine US – Feb 18 2021 21:44Law enforcement officials from Ukraine, France and the U.S. this month cracked down on the Egregor ransomware gang, shutting down its leak website, seizing computers and arresting individuals who are allegedly linked to ransomware attacks that netted…
Researchers Unmask Hackers Behind APOMacroSploit Malware Builder hxxps://thehackernews[.]com/2021/02/researchers-unmask-hackers-behind.htmlSecurityblog – Twitter – Feb 18 2021 09:53Researchers Unmask Hackers Behind APOMacroSploit Malware Builder hxxps://thehackernews[.]com/2021/02/researchers-unmask-hackers-behind.html
Kia Faces $20M DoppelPaymer Ransomware Attack Kia Motors America this week experienced a nationwide IT outage; now, reports indicate the company was hit with ransomware. hxxps://bit[.]ly/2Nh46qc hxxps://twitter[.]com/InfoSecHotSpot/status/1362396777295536130/photo/1InfoSecHotSpot – Twitter – Feb 18 2021 13:41Kia Faces $20M DoppelPaymer Ransomware Attack Kia Motors America this week experienced a nationwide IT outage; now, reports indicate the company was hit with ransomware. hxxps://bit[.]ly/2Nh46qc…
WatchDog botnet targets Windows and Linux servers in cryptomining campaignSecurity Affairs – Feb 18 2021 17:10PaloAlto Network warns of the WatchDog botnet that uses exploits to take over Windows and Linux servers and mine cryptocurrency. Security researchers at Palo Alto Networks uncovered a cryptojacking botnet, tracked as WatchDog, that is targeting…
Vulnerabilities
ScamClub Cybergang Campaign Leveraged Safari FlawNews ≈ Packet Storm – Feb 18 2021 14:10
Flaw in popular video software Agora could have let eavesdroppers in on private calls – CyberScoop hxxps://www[.]cyberscoop[.]com/flaw-agora-video-calling-software-eavesdroppers/Securityblog – Twitter – Feb 18 2021 09:54Flaw in popular video software Agora could have let eavesdroppers in on private calls – CyberScoop hxxps://www[.]cyberscoop[.]com/flaw-agora-video-calling-software-eavesdroppers/
USN-4741-1: Jackson vulnerabilitiesUbuntu Security Notices – Feb 18 2021 20:36It was discovered that Jackson Databind incorrectly handled deserialization. An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.
ScamClub Cybergang Campaign Leveraged Safari Flaw hxxps://packetstormsecurity[.]com/news/view/32034 #newspacket_storm – Twitter – Feb 18 2021 14:21ScamClub Cybergang Campaign Leveraged Safari Flaw hxxps://packetstormsecurity[.]com/news/view/32034 #news
Ongoing Campaigns
French IT Providers Actively Targeted by Russian Sandworm APT GroupCyware – Feb 18 2021 20:22The National Information Systems Security Agency ( ANSSI ), France, has published a report about the recent intrusions by a Russian-backed Sandworm (also known as BlackEnergy or TeleBots) APT group. Sandworm’s central focus According to the report,…
The Rise of Software Supply Chain AttacksSecurity Bloggers Network – Feb 18 2021 19:00 Software supply chain attacks are back in the news. Last week, security researcher Alex Birsan executed a novel attack against Microsoft, Apple,…
Two More Lazarus Group Members Indicted for North Korean AttacksInfosecurity – Latest News – Feb 18 2021 11:10Two More Lazarus Group Members Indicted for North Korean Attacks The US has named and indicted two more members of the infamous North Korean military hacking group known as Lazarus, which it said is responsible for stealing over $1.3bn from various…
Hackers Target ‘Instant Quote’ WebsitesBankInfoSecurity – Feb 18 2021 18:12New York Warns of Theft of Consumers' Information Hackers are targeting vulnerabilities in websites offering instant quotes – especially those that provide auto insurance rates – to steal consumers' information, according to an alert from the New…

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