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Daily Alert – 24 February 2020

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Heat – Trending Malware and Threat Actors
Name Heat 1 Heat 7 Vol 1 Vol 7
Kwampirs RAT 2 3
Bayrob 1 1
ObliqueRAT 1 7
DRBControl 1 11
Lazarus Group 1 6
Magecart Group 1 6
Data Breaches
97% of IT leaders worried about insider data breaches
Help Net Security – NewsFeb 24 2020 04:30
A staggering 97% of IT leaders say insider breach risk is a significant concern, according to a survey by Egress. 78% think employees have put data at risk accidentally in the past 12 months and 75% think employees have put data at risk…
Entering the ’20s – A New Era for Data Breach Class Actions?
Office of Inadequate SecurityFeb 23 2020 13:02
Paul Karlsgodt, David Carney, Casie Collignon, and Christopher Wiech of BakerHostetler write, in part: ….  There…
MGM Resorts Sued Over Data Breach That Possibly Involved 10.6 Million Guests
SecurityPhreshFeb 24 2020 02:33
Filed by law firm Morgan & Morgan.
Gurucul launches new AI/ML behavior analytics for guided proactive hunting of unknown threats
Help Net Security – NewsFeb 24 2020 03:00
Gurucul, a leader in unified security and risk analytics technology for on-premises and the cloud, introduced automated intelligent threat hunting that uses artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to detect behaviors associated with…
Hacker Groups
Security Affairs newsletter Round 252
Security AffairsFeb 23 2020 13:50
A new round of the weekly newsletter arrived! The best news of the week with Security Affairs IOTA…
Google rolls out Titan keys to Europe, Japan. Plus: Group Policy bug is a feature, not a flaw, says Microsoft
The RegisterFeb 24 2020 06:14
And Adobe in remote-code execution patch non-shocker Roundup It's once again time for a security news summary. Let's get to it. Student accused of hacking crimes cleared… to attend Swiss hackathon A college student from Zimbabwe who was hit with…
Malware
ObliqueRAT, a new malware employed in attacks on government targets in Southeast Asia
Security AffairsFeb 23 2020 11:14
Cisco Talos researchers discovered a new malware, tracked as ObliqueRAT, that was employed targeted attacks against organizations in Southeast Asia. Experts from Cisco Talos discovered a new malware, tracked as ObliqueRAT, that appears a custom…
‘Trust nothing’: As breaches mount, a radical approach to cybersecurity gains favor
SiliconANGLEFeb 24 2020 00:16
Four years ago, Lexmark International Inc. was hit with a stubborn computer virus that tied up some members of its cybersecurity team for months. The Kwampirs malware had “run rampant,” said Bryan Willett, Lexmark’s chief information security…
Google rolls out Titan keys to Europe, Japan. Plus: Group Policy bug is a feature, not a flaw, says Microsoft
The RegisterFeb 24 2020 06:14
And Adobe in remote-code execution patch non-shocker Roundup It's once again time for a security news summary. Let's get to it. Student accused of hacking crimes cleared… to attend Swiss hackathon A college student from Zimbabwe who was hit with…
Vulnerabilities
By exploiting an LTE vulnerability, attackers can impersonate mobile phone users
Help Net Security – NewsFeb 24 2020 06:30
Exploiting a vulnerability in the mobile communication standard LTE, researchers at Ruhr-Universität Bochum can impersonate mobile phone users. Consequently, they can book fee-based services in their name that are paid for via the mobile phone…
Recon Everything
InfoSec Bug Bounty Write-ups – RSSFeb 23 2020 15:21
Bug Bounty Hunting Tip #1- Always read the Source Code Approach a Target (Lot of this section is taken from Jason Haddix and portswigger blog) • Ideally you’re going to be wanting to choose a program that has a wide scope. You’re also going…
Ongoing Campaigns
ObliqueRAT, a new malware employed in attacks on government targets in Southeast Asia
Security AffairsFeb 23 2020 11:14
Cisco Talos researchers discovered a new malware, tracked as ObliqueRAT, that was employed targeted attacks against organizations in Southeast Asia. Experts from Cisco Talos discovered a new malware, tracked as ObliqueRAT, that appears a custom…
Security Affairs newsletter Round 252
Security AffairsFeb 23 2020 13:50
A new round of the weekly newsletter arrived! The best news of the week with Security Affairs IOTA…
Google rolls out Titan keys to Europe, Japan. Plus: Group Policy bug is a feature, not a flaw, says Microsoft
The RegisterFeb 24 2020 06:14
And Adobe in remote-code execution patch non-shocker Roundup It's once again time for a security news summary. Let's get to it. Student accused of hacking crimes cleared… to attend Swiss hackathon A college student from Zimbabwe who was hit with…
Passwordless authentication is here and there, but not everywhere
SiliconANGLEFeb 24 2020 00:17
Passwords are a ubiquitous authentication method, but they are vulnerable to a wide variety of attacks, including social engineering, phishing, password-stuffing and malware. Although adopting multifactor authentication or MFA reduces risk, the…

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