May 16, 2022
Chinese Hackers APT Threat Group Winnti Threat Campaign Operation CuckooBees Malware

Chinese APT group, Winnti, is back with a new threat campaign

Researchers discovered a new attack campaign attributed to the Chinese-sponsored advanced persistent threat group known as Winnti. Based on reports, the recently discovered campaign remained undetected for several years. The researchers called the campaign ‘Operation CuckooBees’, which leveraged a past undocumented malware and stole confidential trade data from several organisations worldwide. An incident response team...
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Sysrv Botnet Flaw Abuse Vulnerability Windows Linux Web Servers CMS Wordpress Spring Framework

Sysrv botnet abuses flaws found in Windows and Linux servers

Critical flaws are found in Java’s Spring Framework and WordPress CMS, allowing the Sysrv botnet to exploit them and deploy malware on compromised Windows and Linux servers. The botnet was found with a new upgraded variant, Sysrv-K, capable of scanning unpatched Spring and WordPress deployments. According to researchers, the new variant of the Sysrv botnet...
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Hackers DNS Abuse Vanity Links Spoofing Brands Phishing Domain Names

Hackers abuse vanity links to spoof brands and victimise people

Many companies utilise vanity links mostly for their brands’ marketing purposes. However, researchers warned that threat actors had established ways to perform phishing attacks using this tool. Security experts explained that the issue regarding vanity links abuse begins when a cloud service would allow a vanity subdomain of a company but would not verify it...
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WHO Impersonation Phishing Campaign Nerbian RAT Malware Fraud Prevention Social Engineering

WHO impersonated in phishing campaign to spread the Nerbian RAT

Nerbian RAT, a new remote access trojan, has recently been found by experts possessing advanced capabilities such as bypassing security detection and being analysed by security researchers. Written in the Go programming language, the new trojan is a cross-platform 64-bit threat spread through a small-scale phishing campaign using macro-laced documents. The malware was discovered in...
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