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Daily Alert – 10 February 2020

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Heat – Trending Malware and Threat Actors
Name Heat 1 Heat 7 Vol 1 Vol 7
APT35 2 10
OurMine Team 2 6
TA505 2 15
FALLCHILL Malware 1 1
GlobeImposter Ransomware 1 1
Jaff Ransomware 1 1
TRITON Malware 1 2
Clop Ransomware 1 2
Mirai Trojan 1 2
BitPaymer Ransomware 1 1
Data Breaches
India’s Data Protection Bill Threatens Global Cybersecurity
DataBreaches.netFeb 09 2020 13:53
Lukasz Olejnik, an independent cybersecurity and privacy researcher, writes that some provisions in the Indian Data Protection Act of 2019, “like having to store sensitive data in systems that are located within the subcontinent, may put…
Why is the healthcare industry still so bad at cybersecurity?
ArsTechnicaFeb 09 2020 14:00
A medical (cyber)simulation from the 2018 CyberMed Summit (credit:University of Arizona / CyberMed Summit) Many articles about cybersecurity risks in healthcare begin with descriptions of live simulations (so when in Rome). Imagine a…
Kaspersky Secure Connection Review – Comparing the Free Version and Premium Version and All Features
DigitalMunitionFeb 09 2020 09:13
There are so many internet users interested in virtual private networks these days, so it's not surprising that all of the leading security companies are trying to introduce VPN services. Not all of them are worth the money. If you are looking for a…
Hacker Groups
Who Are the Gamaredon Group and What Do They Want?
Reverse EngineeringFeb 09 2020 12:14
submitted by /u/Cyberthere [link]…
Facebook official Twitter and Instagram accounts hacked!
E Hacking NewsFeb 09 2020 16:01
"Well, even Facebook is hackable but at least their security is better than Twitter.", this opening statement was posted on Facebook's official Twitter account by the hacking group OurMine. Though the accounts have now been restored, the hacking group…
Hackers Impersonate Journalists For High Profile Hacks
CywareFeb 10 2020 06:45
| Emails were camouflaged as to originate from the personal Gmail account of Fassihi to decoy victims into responding. The study, however, fails to reveal whether the campaign that targeted Kasraie and others were successful or not. Researchers from a…
Maastricht University finally paid a 30 bitcoin ransom to crooks
Security AffairsFeb 09 2020 09:42
In December, Maastricht University was hit with ransomware attack, now the university admitted to have paid the ransom requested by crooks. In December 2019, Maastricht University (UM)…
Malware
The number of cyber attacks on Saudi Aramco is increasing
Security AffairsFeb 09 2020 12:01
Saudi Aramco, the Saudi Arabian national petroleum and natural gas company, revealed that it has seen an increase in attempted cyber attacks since the Q4 2019. The energy industry is under attack, Saudi Aramco announced it has seen an increase in…
Week in review: Most exploited vulns in 2019, Emotet sprads via Wi-Fi, Patch Tuesday forecast
Help Net Security – NewsFeb 09 2020 12:00
Here’s an overview of some of last week’s most interesting news and articles: CDPwn vulnerabilities open millions of Cisco enterprise devices to attack If you have Cisco equipment in your enterprise network – and chances are good that…
Maastricht University finally paid a 30 bitcoin ransom to crooks
Security AffairsFeb 09 2020 09:42
In December, Maastricht University was hit with ransomware attack, now the university admitted to have paid the ransom requested by crooks. In December 2019, Maastricht University (UM)…
North Miami Beach Affected By Ransomware Attack
DataBreaches.netFeb 09 2020 15:53
CBS Miami reports that the City of North Miami Beach announced Friday that it had been impacted by ransomware. The city’s statement: North Miami Beach, FL (February 7, 2020) – On Tuesday, the North Miami Beach Police Department determined that…
Vulnerabilities
Security Affairs newsletter Round 250
Security AffairsFeb 09 2020 09:57
A new round of the weekly newsletter arrived! The best news of the week with Security Affairs Microsoft announces the…
Security Flaws In Smart Buildings
LIFARS BlogFeb 09 2020 14:00
Smart buildings equipped with a large number of networked devices and relying on Internet control are considered easy targets for hackers. Because smart buildings’ security vulnerabilities allow hackers to gain control easily. Many movie…
What is a Zero-Day Vulnerability and How Can It Impact Businesses?
CywareFeb 10 2020 06:45
| A zero-day vulnerability is a weakness within a computer network or software program that is unknown to its developers. The term ‘zero’ indicates the same-day window in which exploits often occur. Zero-day attacks come without warning. Such attacks…
Week in review: Most exploited vulns in 2019, Emotet sprads via Wi-Fi, Patch Tuesday forecast
Help Net Security – NewsFeb 09 2020 12:00
Here’s an overview of some of last week’s most interesting news and articles: CDPwn vulnerabilities open millions of Cisco enterprise devices to attack If you have Cisco equipment in your enterprise network – and chances are good that…
Ongoing Campaigns
Understanding the Difference Between DoS And DDoS Attacks
CywareFeb 10 2020 06:45
| DoS attacks are perpetrated by a single attacker. DDoS attacks are denial-of-service attacks in which more than one attacking machines participate. A DoS attack is similar to a DDoS attack, except they take very different forms. DoS attacks exist in…
The number of cyber attacks on Saudi Aramco is increasing
Security AffairsFeb 09 2020 12:01
Saudi Aramco, the Saudi Arabian national petroleum and natural gas company, revealed that it has seen an increase in attempted cyber attacks since the Q4 2019. The energy industry is under attack, Saudi Aramco announced it has seen an increase in…
Hackers Impersonate Journalists For High Profile Hacks
CywareFeb 10 2020 06:45
| Emails were camouflaged as to originate from the personal Gmail account of Fassihi to decoy victims into responding. The study, however, fails to reveal whether the campaign that targeted Kasraie and others were successful or not. Researchers from a…
Facebook official Twitter and Instagram accounts hacked!
E Hacking NewsFeb 09 2020 16:01
"Well, even Facebook is hackable but at least their security is better than Twitter.", this opening statement was posted on Facebook's official Twitter account by the hacking group OurMine. Though the accounts have now been restored, the hacking group…

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