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Daily Alert – 20 January 2020

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Heat – Trending Malware and Threat Actors
Name Heat 1 Heat 7 Vol 1 Vol 7
NOTROBIN 2 8
The Joker Malware 1 3
5ss5c Ransomware 1 10
APT28 1 11
Sodinokibi Ransomware 3 26
Maze Ransomware 1 11
Data Breaches
Why Microsoft, Google and Apple want you to get rid of your passwords
DigitalMunitionJan 19 2020 22:05
Passwords are a very serious and expensive security risk. A report by Verizon looked at 2,013 confirmed data breaches and found that 29% of those breaches involved the use of stolen credentials. Another study by the Ponemon Institute and IBM Security…
admin wrote a new post, Don’t Ignore Chrome’s New Password Checkup Feature
DigitalMunitionJan 19 2020 12:08
A strong password is one that's difficult for a human or computer to guess or force. It'll be lengthy, for a start, with characters into the double figures. It should also include combination of uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers, and special…
Security researchers — and journalists — need legislative protection in India for disclosing vulnerabilities
Office of Inadequate SecurityJan 19 2020 13:02
If there is anything positive at all about the legal bullshit 1to1Help,net has perpetrated to cover up their data leak and…
Security Affairs newsletter Round 247
Security AffairsJan 19 2020 12:05
A new round of the weekly newsletter arrived! The best news of the week with Security Affairs Google removed 1.7K+ Joker…
Hacker Groups
Security Affairs newsletter Round 247
Security AffairsJan 19 2020 12:05
A new round of the weekly newsletter arrived! The best news of the week with Security Affairs Google removed 1.7K+ Joker…
Malware
Hackers patch Citrix servers to deploy their own backdoor
Security AffairsJan 19 2020 09:32
Attacks on Citrix servers are intensifying, one of the threat actors behind them is patching them and installing its own backdoor to lock out other attackers. Security experts are monitoring a spike in the number of attacks against …
New Jersey Synagogue Suffers Sodinokibi Ransomware Attack
DataBreaches.netJan 20 2020 02:45
Lawrence Abrams reports: Temple Har Shalom in Warren, New Jersey had their network breached by the actors behind the Sodinokibi Ransomware who encrypted numerous computers on the network. In an email seen by BleepingComputer, Temple Har Shalom…
Security Affairs newsletter Round 247
Security AffairsJan 19 2020 12:05
A new round of the weekly newsletter arrived! The best news of the week with Security Affairs Google removed 1.7K+ Joker…
Travelex recovering from ransomware, but more firms at risk of VPN exploit
SC Magazine USJan 20 2020 04:28
Beleaguered foreign currency exchange company Travelex confirmed on Friday that the first of its U.K.-based customer-facing systems were back up and running after the New Year’s Eve discovery of Sodinokibi ransomware on its network prompted a…
Vulnerabilities
Microsoft to Patch Internet Explorer Vulnerability Exploited in Targeted Attacks
Security WeekJan 20 2020 05:17
Microsoft announced on Friday that it’s in the process of developing a patch for a zero-day vulnerability in Internet Explorer that has been exploited in targeted attacks. Until a fix becomes available, the company has shared some workarounds and…
Security Affairs newsletter Round 247
Security AffairsJan 19 2020 12:05
A new round of the weekly newsletter arrived! The best news of the week with Security Affairs Google removed 1.7K+ Joker…
Imperva Mitigates Exploits of Citrix Vulnerability – Right Out of the Box
Imperva Data Security BlogJan 19 2020 15:00
On December 17, Citrix issued a Security Bulletin on an unauthenticated remote code execution vulnerability (CVE-2019-19781) affecting its Citrix…
Hackers patch Citrix servers to deploy their own backdoor
Security AffairsJan 19 2020 09:32
Attacks on Citrix servers are intensifying, one of the threat actors behind them is patching them and installing its own backdoor to lock out other attackers. Security experts are monitoring a spike in the number of attacks against …
Ongoing Campaigns
Juice Jacking, the Threat That Travelers Need to Know About
CywareJan 19 2020 12:23
| These attacks often occur at public charging stations in airports and hotels. Once installed, the malware may lock the device or export data and passwords directly to the scammers. Juice jacking is becoming a real threat for people, especially for…
Hackers patch Citrix servers to deploy their own backdoor
Security AffairsJan 19 2020 09:32
Attacks on Citrix servers are intensifying, one of the threat actors behind them is patching them and installing its own backdoor to lock out other attackers. Security experts are monitoring a spike in the number of attacks against …
New Jersey Synagogue Suffers Sodinokibi Ransomware Attack
DataBreaches.netJan 20 2020 02:45
Lawrence Abrams reports: Temple Har Shalom in Warren, New Jersey had their network breached by the actors behind the Sodinokibi Ransomware who encrypted numerous computers on the network. In an email seen by BleepingComputer, Temple Har Shalom…
Security Affairs newsletter Round 247
Security AffairsJan 19 2020 12:05
A new round of the weekly newsletter arrived! The best news of the week with Security Affairs Google removed 1.7K+ Joker…

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