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Daily Alert – 07 February 2020

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Heat – Trending Malware and Threat Actors
Name Heat 1 Heat 7 Vol 1 Vol 7
APT35 6 7
Mailto Ransomware 3 7
TOASTAMIGO 2 2
Robbinhood Ransomware 2 2
PRIMITIVE BEAR 2 5
CamuBot 2 5
SystemBC Malware 1 1
CryptXXX Ransomware 1 1
Shade Ransomware 1 1
RAA Ransomware 1 1
Data Breaches
Yahoo’s $117 million data breach settlement rubber-stamped
IT Pro UKFeb 07 2020 01:09
Eligible users can claim up to an estimated $100 following the compromise of data in several major breaches
Unit 42 CTR: Sensitive Data Exposed in GitHub
Unit 42 – Palo Alto Networks BlogFeb 06 2020 14:00
Unit 42's detailed analysis of sensitive data exposed in GitHub repositories and the immediate need to shift how teams within enterprises discover and remediate issues earlier. The post …
Educational Enrichment Systems, Inc. – Notice Of Data Breach
Office of Inadequate SecurityFeb 06 2020 13:41
Educational Enrichment Systems, Inc. (“EES”) partners with school districts and agencies to provide preschool services to…
Salesforce.com and Hanna Andersson Data Breach Lawsuit Among the First to Cite the CCPA
Seclists.org – Data LossFeb 06 2020 15:24
Posted by Destry Winant on Feb 06…
Hacker Groups
Who Are the Gamaredon Group and What Do They Want?
SentinelOneFeb 06 2020 14:30
In new research published yesterday by SentineLabs, head of research Vitali Kremez …
Charming Kitten Uses Fake Interview Requests To Target Public Figures
News ≈ Packet StormFeb 06 2020 17:27
Charming Kitten Hackers Pose a High-Profile Journalists to Target Public Figures
SoftpediaFeb 06 2020 07:52
Iranian hackers believed to be part of infamous group Charming Kitten are using a new phishing technique to target high-profile victims across the world. Security company Certfa Lab warns that the cybercriminals now pose as well-known journalists in…
Fraudsters Pose as Journalist in Phishing Campaign: Report
Bank Info SecurityFeb 06 2020 16:33
Inquiry Posing Interview Questions Designed to Steal Credentials Akshaya Asokan (asokan_akshaya) • February 6, 2020 In a recently discovered phishing campaign, hackers attempted to steal victims' passwords and credentials by posing as a former Wall…
Malware
Emotet attacks— a spike to start the year…
Security Bloggers NetworkFeb 06 2020 14:39
The Emotet malware is a very destructive banking Trojan that was first identified in 2014. Over the years it has evolved with new capabilities and functionalities, prompting cybersecurity agencies like the …
Maze ransomware spree continues amid advisories from French, FBI officials
Cyberscoop – NewsFeb 06 2020 15:39
Roughly a month after the FBI advised U.S. companies to protect themselves against a pernicious strain of ransomware, hackers have continued to attack victims and threaten to publicize their private information. A hacking group deploying…
Return of the CamuBot Banking Trojan attack
IT Security GuruFeb 06 2020 11:05
The malware is back in targeted attacks against Brazilian banking customers, this time using a new technique that involves mobile app authorization. The CamuBot malware, known for targeting Brazilian bank customers, has returned in a slew of recent…
2020-02-06 – Quick post: Pcap of Emotet infection with Trickbot
Malware-Traffic-Analysis.net – Blog EntriesFeb 07 2020 01:48
Vulnerabilities
Hacking Wi-Fi networks by exploiting a flaw in Philips Smart Light Bulbs
Security AffairsFeb 06 2020 09:44
Check Point experts discovered a high-severity flaw in Philips Hue Smart Light Bulbs that can be exploited to gain entry into a targeted WiFi network. Security experts from Check Point discovered a high-severity flaw…
cdpwn – Millions of devices at risk due to flaws in implementations of Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP)
Security AffairsFeb 06 2020 12:45
A set of vulnerabilities in the Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP) exposes tens of millions of devices to the risk of cyber attacks. Researchers at IoT security firm Armis discovered a set of five serious vulnerabilities in the implementation of the…
Philips Smart Lights Vulnerability Allows Hopping To Devices On The Network – Experts Advise | Information Security Buzz
Information Security BuzzFeb 06 2020 14:25
Security researchers taking a closer look at the Philips Hue smart bulbs and the bridge device that connects them discovered a vulnerability that helped them compromise more meaningful systems on the local network. Tracked as CVE-2020-6007, the bug…
Bitdefender Total Security Link Resolution Denial-of-Service Vulnerability
DigitalMunitionFeb 06 2020 18:53
This vulnerability allows local attackers to create a denial-of-service condition on affected installations of BitDefender Total Security. An attacker must first obtain the ability to execute low-privileged code on the target system in order to…
Ongoing Campaigns
Return of the CamuBot Banking Trojan attack
IT Security GuruFeb 06 2020 11:05
The malware is back in targeted attacks against Brazilian banking customers, this time using a new technique that involves mobile app authorization. The CamuBot malware, known for targeting Brazilian bank customers, has returned in a slew of recent…
Fraudsters Pose as Journalist in Phishing Campaign: Report
Bank Info SecurityFeb 06 2020 16:33
Inquiry Posing Interview Questions Designed to Steal Credentials Akshaya Asokan (asokan_akshaya) • February 6, 2020 In a recently discovered phishing campaign, hackers attempted to steal victims' passwords and credentials by posing as a former Wall…
Porn Sites Suffer Highest Number of DDoS Attacks
Infosecurity – Latest NewsFeb 06 2020 15:49
Porn Sites Suffer Highest Number of DDoS Attacks A new study focused on distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks has found that pornographic websites received by far the most attacks per site last year.  To produce their…
Who Are the Gamaredon Group and What Do They Want?
SentinelOneFeb 06 2020 14:30
In new research published yesterday by SentineLabs, head of research Vitali Kremez …

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