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Cyber Alert – 22 May 2020

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Heat – Trending Malware and Threat Actors
Name Heat 1 Heat 7 Vol 1 Vol 7
Winnti Group 9 18
Winnti Trojan 4 4
ZeuS Trojan 4 5
Zloader Malware 4 4
APT39 3 3
Scattered Canary 3 7
LockerGoga Ransomware 2 2
Asnarok Malware 2 2
Ragnar Locker 2 2
Shiny Hunters 3 7
Data Breaches
Ohioans’ and Coloradans’ personal info exposed in pandemic unemployment data breaches
Office of Inadequate SecurityMay 21 2020 11:48
Two more states have reported breaches or issues with state portals to apply for pandemic-related unemployment benefits. In…
Home Chef Breach May Affect Millions of Customers
Infosecurity – Latest NewsMay 21 2020 09:30
Home Chef Breach May Affect Millions of Customers Home Chef has confirmed a major breach of customers’ personal information, potentially affecting millions of users. The Chicago-headquartered meal delivery service revealed in a notice on…
Hacker Groups
No “Game over” for the Winnti Group
WeLiveSecurity RSSMay 21 2020 09:30
The notorious APT group continues to play the video game industry with yet another backdoor The post No “Game over” for the Winnti Group…
No “Game over” for the Winnti Group – We Live Security
Business – Google NewsMay 21 2020 09:32
No “Game over” for the Winnti Group  We Live Security…
Scattered Canary Behind Hundreds of Fraudulent Unemployment Claims
The State of SecurityMay 21 2020 11:31
Security researchers discovered that the Scattered Canary group had filed hundreds of fraudulent unemployment claims in the wake of COVID-19. According to Agari Cyber Intelligence Division, at least some of the threat actors who took part in a…
The Evolution of APT15’s Codebase 2020
Intezer – RSSMay 21 2020 15:18
The Ke3chang group, also known as APT15, is an alleged Chinese government-backed cluster of teams known to target various high-profile entities spanning multiple continents. Examples include attacks on …
Shining a light on “Silent Night” Zloader/Zbot
Malwarebytes Labs BlogMay 21 2020 15:00
When it comes to banking Trojans, ZeuS is probably the most famous one ever released. Since its source code originally leaked in 2011, several new variants proliferated online. That includes a past fork called Terdot Zbot/Zloader, which we …
Ransomware deploys virtual machines to hide itself from antivirus software
ZDNet Zero Day BlogMay 22 2020 00:49
The operators of the RagnarLocker ransomware are running Oracle VirtualBox to hide their presence on infected computers inside a Windows XP virtual machine.
Hackers infect multiple game developers with advanced malware
ArsTechnicaMay 21 2020 09:30
Signal fixes location-revealing flaw, introduces Signal PINs
Help Net Security – NewsMay 21 2020 12:02
Signal has fixed a vulnerability affecting its popular eponymous secure communications app that allowed bad actors to discover and track a user’s location. The non profit organization has also announced on Tuesday a new mechanism –…
Top10 most exploited vulnerabilities – no excuses – ‘absolutely critical to patch as soon as be possible’
SC Magazine UKMay 21 2020 10:42
Attackers targeting vulnerabilities & misconfigurations caused by hasty deployment of cloud services during the dramatic shift to remote working: "its absolutely critical to patch as soon as be possible." The hasty deployment of cloud services came…
0patch posts a patch for the “PrintDemon” security hole CVE-2020-1048
AskWoody – RSSMay 21 2020 12:29
I still haven’t seen any in-the-wild exploits for the security hole announced last week, PrintDemon or CVE-2020-1048 — and I still don’t recommend that you install this month’s patches — but those of you running Windows…
Critical Java Flaw Hits Cisco Call Center In A Box
News ≈ Packet StormMay 21 2020 15:57
Ongoing Campaigns

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