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Daily Alert – 08 February 2020

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Heat – Trending Malware and Threat Actors
Name Heat 1 Heat 7 Vol 1 Vol 7
Robbinhood Ransomware 9 11
BankBot Anubis 3 4
TA505 3 14
Casbaneiro 2 4
Minebridge Malware 2 5
AndoridOS BadBooster Malware 2 5
Trickbot Malware 5 21
Pegasus Malware 2 4
ZitMo ZeuS-in-the-Mobile 1 1
MasterMana Botnet 1 1
Data Breaches
Lawyers Could Net $30m in Yahoo Data Breach Settlement
Infosecurity – Latest NewsFeb 07 2020 14:55
Lawyers Could Net $30m in Yahoo Data Breach Settlement Lawyers who secured a $117.5m deal to resolve litigation tied to multiple data breaches at Yahoo could get paid $30m for their efforts. Class counsel who secured the…
Data breach: Why it’s time to adopt a risk-based approach to cybersecurity
Seclists.org – Data LossFeb 07 2020 15:22
Posted by Destry Winant on Feb 07 https://www.helpnetsecurity.com/2020/01/28/risk-based-approach-to-cybersecurity/ The recent high-profile ransomware attack on foreign currency exchange specialist Travelex highlights the devastating results of a t…
Twitter Hit With Identity Theft
LIFARS BlogFeb 07 2020 14:00
Recently, the Social Networking Site – Twitter was hit by a major privacy and security incident where one of its API endpoints was exploited beyond its proposed use case. “Someone was using a large network of fake accounts to exploit our API…
Are We Phish in a Barrel?
Security Bloggers NetworkFeb 07 2020 08:00
Hacker Groups
Gorgon Group Grows More Sophisticated
Infosecurity – Latest NewsFeb 07 2020 14:16
Gorgon Group Grows More Sophisticated New research has revealed that the threat group behind the cryptocurrency-stealing MasterMana botnet has grown increasingly sophisticated and is now trapping victims through spoofed login portals. Gorgon…
Facebook’s Twitter account is hijacked by notorious OurMine hacking group
Graham CluleyFeb 08 2020 00:18
Facebook’s official Twitter account started posting message from the OurMine hacking gang just before midnight UK time on Friday.
Iran-linked APT group Charming Kitten targets journalists, political and human rights activists
Security AffairsFeb 07 2020 10:59
Iran-linked APT group Charming Kitten has been targeting journalists, political and human rights activists in a new campaign. Researchers from Certfa Lab reports have spotted a new cyber espionage campaign carried out by Iran-linked APT group …
Magecart Gang Attacks Olympic Ticket Reseller and Survival Food Sites
Threatpost.comFeb 07 2020 11:00
A recent slew of skimming attacks have been linked back to Magecart Group 12.
Malware
Trickbot, Emotet Use Text About Trump to Evade Detection
Trend MicroFeb 07 2020 13:27
Threat actors use text from news articles about U.S. President Donald Trump to make malware undetectable. Trickbot samples employing this technique were recently found, while Trend Micro researchers detected Emotet samples using the same method….
Metamorfo Returns with Keylogger Trick to Target Financial Firms
MalwareTips.comFeb 07 2020 10:02
The malware uses a tactic to force victims to retype passwords into their systems – which it tracks via a keylogger. Researchers have discovered a recent spate of phishing emails spreading a new variant of Metamorfo, a financial malware known for…
RobbinHood – the ransomware that brings its own bug
ste williamsFeb 07 2020 19:10
Ransomware is one of the most feared cybercrime problems of the modern era. The idea of malware that scrambles your files and demands money to get them back is not new – the first widespread attack happened back in 1989 – but the scale of the threat…
RobbinHood Kills Security Processes Before Dropping Ransomware
Dark Reading – All StoriesFeb 07 2020 19:15
Attackers deploy a legitimate, digitally signed hardware driver to delete security software from machines before encrypting files.
Vulnerabilities
Critical Android Bluetooth flaw CVE-2020-0022 could be exploited without user interaction
Security AffairsFeb 07 2020 09:15
Google addressed a critical vulnerability in its Android OS that affects the Bluetooth subsystem and could be exploited without user interaction. Google has addressed a critical flaw in Android OS that affects the Bluetooth subsystem and could be…
Critical Bluetooth Vulnerability Exposes Android Devices to Attacks
Security WeekFeb 07 2020 13:17
One of the security flaws that Google addressed with the February 2020 set of Android patches is a critical vulnerability in Bluetooth that could lead to code execution. A total of 25 vulnerabilities were fixed with , and the most important of them…
White Hats Shine a Light on Philips Hue Hack
Infosecurity – Latest NewsFeb 07 2020 11:45
White Hats Shine a Light on Philips Hue Hack Security researchers have discovered a new exploit which could allow hackers to compromise home and corporate IT networks via smart light bulbs. The CVE-2020-6007 flaw exists in the Zigbee wireless…
RobbinHood ransomware exploit GIGABYTE driver flaw to kill security software
Security AffairsFeb 08 2020 00:17
The operators behind the infamous RobbinHood ransomware are exploiting a vulnerable GIGABYTE driver to kill antivirus products. Cybercriminals behind the RobbinHood Ransomware are exploiting a vulnerable GIGABYTE driver to install a malicious…
Ongoing Campaigns
Iran-linked APT group Charming Kitten targets journalists, political and human rights activists
Security AffairsFeb 07 2020 10:59
Iran-linked APT group Charming Kitten has been targeting journalists, political and human rights activists in a new campaign. Researchers from Certfa Lab reports have spotted a new cyber espionage campaign carried out by Iran-linked APT group …
Metamorfo Returns with Keylogger Trick to Target Financial Firms
MalwareTips.comFeb 07 2020 10:02
The malware uses a tactic to force victims to retype passwords into their systems – which it tracks via a keylogger. Researchers have discovered a recent spate of phishing emails spreading a new variant of Metamorfo, a financial malware known for…
Financial Firms Targeted With New Type of Backdoor: Report
Data Breach TodayFeb 07 2020 15:23
FireEye Researchers First Spotted 'Minebridge' in Early January Ishita Chigilli Palli (Ishita_CP) • February 7, 2020 FireEye researchers are tracking a hacker campaign using a new type of backdoor they call "Minebridge" that has primarily been…
CyberCrime – W/E – 2/7/20
Tech-Wreck InfoSec BlogFeb 07 2020 16:16
As Tensions Rise in Middle East, Be Wary of Destructive Cyber Attacks (02/03/2020) Symantec …

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