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Heat – Trending Malware and Threat Actors
Name Heat 1 Heat 7 Vol 1 Vol 7
EMOTET Trojan 23 128
NewCore RAT 5 5
GMERA Malware 6 23
NewPass Backdoor 4 7
Xerxes Malware 4 10
Turla APT Group 4 6
Sodinokibi Ransomware 8 12
BlackRock Malware 5 33
Nefilim Ransomware 5 22
GoldenHelper 4 22
Data Breaches
Securityblog – RT @safepassme: Citrix data exposed in third-party breach https://t.co/WSuWNUscJZ
Securityblog – TwitterJul 20 2020 20:18
RT @safepassme: Citrix data exposed in third-party breach https://bit.ly/2WkoLuT
Live Webinar: Exposed Environments: Cyber AI & Insider Threats
BankInfoSecurityJul 20 2020 18:44
One Million Online Student Records Exposed by E-Learning Sites
Infosecurity – Latest NewsJul 20 2020 09:30
One Million Online Student Records Exposed by E-Learning Sites Nearly one million records containing the personal information of online students have been leaked after cloud misconfigurations by five e-learning platforms, according to…
‘Unforgivable’: The privacy breach that exposed sensitive details of WA’s virus fight
Office of Inadequate SecurityJul 20 2020 12:06
Kelly Haywood and Gary Adshead report: One of Western Australia’s biggest privacy breaches, which involves the…
Hacker Groups
Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) Lazarus’ Latest Campaigns
CERT-EU – Latest Articles Ongoing Threats – RSSJul 20 2020 16:56
What is the first thing that comes to your mind when asked what techniques does North Korea use to threaten its ideological enemies? You would probably spit out two words without hesitation – nuclear program. But there is a more a subtle threat, that…
COVID-19 Research and Vaccine Research Targeted by APT29 Group
CERT-EU – Latest Articles Ongoing Threats – RSSJul 20 2020 10:45
Organizations from the US, UK and Canada involved in COVID-19 research have been targeted by a hacking group known as APT29. APT, or Advanced Persistent Threat, groups are usually nation-state or state-sponsored groups, working to compromise critical…
YourMarkLubbers – @buoyancyforce @IvyRoseSaltyInc You are confused. Anonymous is an idea, not a “hacker group”. Don’t watch TV or rea… https://t.co/BceJyNfrmG
YourMarkLubbers – TwitterJul 20 2020 16:38
@buoyancyforce @IvyRoseSaltyInc You are confused. Anonymous is an idea, not a "hacker group". Don't watch TV or read main stream media translations of things they don't understand. Anonymous is your next door neighbor, your lawyer, your bus driver,…
S21sec – The UK’s National Cyber ​​Security Center warned that the group of persistent threats APT29, also known as “Cozy Be… https://t.co/OHdeu7Fanx
S21sec – TwitterJul 20 2020 10:41
The UK’s National Cyber ​​Security Center warned that the group of persistent threats APT29, also known as “Cozy Bear”, is carrying out actions directed against organizations involved in the development of a possible COVID-19 vaccine in the United…
Malware
Data stolen in Nefilim ransomware attack on French telco Orange
Office of Inadequate SecurityJul 20 2020 12:07
Duncan Riley reports: French telecommunications company Orange S.A. has been targeted by a ransomware attack with data…
Ransomware Functionality Removed From ThiefQuest Mac Malware
Security WeekJul 20 2020 11:17
The developers of the Mac malware named ThiefQuest continue to improve their creation and researchers noticed that the latest versions of the threat no longer include ransomware functionality. First discovered in late June, (aka EvilQuest) initially…
2020-07-20 – Word docs with macros for IcedID (Bokbot)
Malware-Traffic-Analysis.net – Blog EntriesJul 20 2020 20:45
virusbtn – Trend Micro researchers have published their own research into the ThiefQuest/EvilQuest macOS malware and conclude… https://t.co/ftV7VYWIB4
virusbtn – TwitterJul 20 2020 10:57
Trend Micro researchers have published their own research into the ThiefQuest/EvilQuest macOS malware and conclude it is highly capable…
Vulnerabilities
Patching SIGRed: Windows CVE-2020-1350
Security Bloggers NetworkJul 20 2020 17:04
In the July 2020 Patch Tuesday release, Microsoft has patched 13 critical and 83 important vulnerabilities, but one CVE in particular is getting the lion’s share of the attention. CVE-2020-1350, nicknamed “SIGRed,” targets DNS…
Ongoing Campaigns
More Fake Cryptocurrency Apps Deliver GMERA Malware to Mac Users
SecurityWeek RSS FeedJul 20 2020 09:58
Security researchers at ESET have identified a new campaign targeting Mac users with trojanized cryptocurrency trading apps designed to deliver the GMERA malware. …
Rise in DDoS attacks lost in pandemic
SC Magazine USJul 20 2020 16:44
Though they might get lost in all the other security threats exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic, DDoS attacks, unsurprisingly, ticked up during the first part of 2020, most handily absorbed by the internet backbone – and the defensive efforts of…
Tedrade banking malware families target users worldwide
Security AffairsJul 20 2020 06:19
The Tetrade term coined by Kaspersky experts to refer four large banking trojan families developed and spread by Brazilian crooks worldwide. Cybersecurity researchers from Kaspersky Lab have detailed four different families of Brazilian banking…
New AgeLocker Ransomware Abuses Genuine ‘Age’ Encryption Tool
CywareJul 20 2020 07:24
Some clever hackers have been attempting to use legitimate software tools to target their victims, thereby leaving fewer clues and chances for security defenses to identify the threat. Recently, some hackers were observed doing the same, using a…

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Heat – Trending Malware and Threat Actors
Name Heat 1 Heat 7 Vol 1 Vol 7
EMOTET Trojan 23 128
NewCore RAT 5 5
GMERA Malware 6 23
NewPass Backdoor 4 7
Xerxes Malware 4 10
Turla APT Group 4 6
Sodinokibi Ransomware 8 12
BlackRock Malware 5 33
Nefilim Ransomware 5 22
GoldenHelper 4 22
Data Breaches
Securityblog – RT @safepassme: Citrix data exposed in third-party breach https://t.co/WSuWNUscJZ
Securityblog – TwitterJul 20 2020 20:18
RT @safepassme: Citrix data exposed in third-party breach https://bit.ly/2WkoLuT
Live Webinar: Exposed Environments: Cyber AI & Insider Threats
BankInfoSecurityJul 20 2020 18:44
One Million Online Student Records Exposed by E-Learning Sites
Infosecurity – Latest NewsJul 20 2020 09:30
One Million Online Student Records Exposed by E-Learning Sites Nearly one million records containing the personal information of online students have been leaked after cloud misconfigurations by five e-learning platforms, according to…
‘Unforgivable’: The privacy breach that exposed sensitive details of WA’s virus fight
Office of Inadequate SecurityJul 20 2020 12:06
Kelly Haywood and Gary Adshead report: One of Western Australia’s biggest privacy breaches, which involves the…
Hacker Groups
Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) Lazarus’ Latest Campaigns
CERT-EU – Latest Articles Ongoing Threats – RSSJul 20 2020 16:56
What is the first thing that comes to your mind when asked what techniques does North Korea use to threaten its ideological enemies? You would probably spit out two words without hesitation – nuclear program. But there is a more a subtle threat, that…
COVID-19 Research and Vaccine Research Targeted by APT29 Group
CERT-EU – Latest Articles Ongoing Threats – RSSJul 20 2020 10:45
Organizations from the US, UK and Canada involved in COVID-19 research have been targeted by a hacking group known as APT29. APT, or Advanced Persistent Threat, groups are usually nation-state or state-sponsored groups, working to compromise critical…
YourMarkLubbers – @buoyancyforce @IvyRoseSaltyInc You are confused. Anonymous is an idea, not a “hacker group”. Don’t watch TV or rea… https://t.co/BceJyNfrmG
YourMarkLubbers – TwitterJul 20 2020 16:38
@buoyancyforce @IvyRoseSaltyInc You are confused. Anonymous is an idea, not a "hacker group". Don't watch TV or read main stream media translations of things they don't understand. Anonymous is your next door neighbor, your lawyer, your bus driver,…
S21sec – The UK’s National Cyber ​​Security Center warned that the group of persistent threats APT29, also known as “Cozy Be… https://t.co/OHdeu7Fanx
S21sec – TwitterJul 20 2020 10:41
The UK’s National Cyber ​​Security Center warned that the group of persistent threats APT29, also known as “Cozy Bear”, is carrying out actions directed against organizations involved in the development of a possible COVID-19 vaccine in the United…
Malware
Data stolen in Nefilim ransomware attack on French telco Orange
Office of Inadequate SecurityJul 20 2020 12:07
Duncan Riley reports: French telecommunications company Orange S.A. has been targeted by a ransomware attack with data…
Ransomware Functionality Removed From ThiefQuest Mac Malware
Security WeekJul 20 2020 11:17
The developers of the Mac malware named ThiefQuest continue to improve their creation and researchers noticed that the latest versions of the threat no longer include ransomware functionality. First discovered in late June, (aka EvilQuest) initially…
2020-07-20 – Word docs with macros for IcedID (Bokbot)
Malware-Traffic-Analysis.net – Blog EntriesJul 20 2020 20:45
virusbtn – Trend Micro researchers have published their own research into the ThiefQuest/EvilQuest macOS malware and conclude… https://t.co/ftV7VYWIB4
virusbtn – TwitterJul 20 2020 10:57
Trend Micro researchers have published their own research into the ThiefQuest/EvilQuest macOS malware and conclude it is highly capable…
Vulnerabilities
Patching SIGRed: Windows CVE-2020-1350
Security Bloggers NetworkJul 20 2020 17:04
In the July 2020 Patch Tuesday release, Microsoft has patched 13 critical and 83 important vulnerabilities, but one CVE in particular is getting the lion’s share of the attention. CVE-2020-1350, nicknamed “SIGRed,” targets DNS…
Ongoing Campaigns
More Fake Cryptocurrency Apps Deliver GMERA Malware to Mac Users
SecurityWeek RSS FeedJul 20 2020 09:58
Security researchers at ESET have identified a new campaign targeting Mac users with trojanized cryptocurrency trading apps designed to deliver the GMERA malware. …
Rise in DDoS attacks lost in pandemic
SC Magazine USJul 20 2020 16:44
Though they might get lost in all the other security threats exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic, DDoS attacks, unsurprisingly, ticked up during the first part of 2020, most handily absorbed by the internet backbone – and the defensive efforts of…
Tedrade banking malware families target users worldwide
Security AffairsJul 20 2020 06:19
The Tetrade term coined by Kaspersky experts to refer four large banking trojan families developed and spread by Brazilian crooks worldwide. Cybersecurity researchers from Kaspersky Lab have detailed four different families of Brazilian banking…
New AgeLocker Ransomware Abuses Genuine ‘Age’ Encryption Tool
CywareJul 20 2020 07:24
Some clever hackers have been attempting to use legitimate software tools to target their victims, thereby leaving fewer clues and chances for security defenses to identify the threat. Recently, some hackers were observed doing the same, using a…

Although Silobreaker has relied on what it regards as reliable sources while compiling the content herein, Silobreaker cannot guarantee the accuracy, completeness, integrity or quality of such content and no responsibility is accepted by Silobreaker in respect of such content. Readers must determine for themselves what reliance they should place on the compiled content herein.

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