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TCP Middlebox Reflection Cyberattacks IP Exploit DDoS

TCP Middlebox Reflection attacks can exploit millions of IPs

The TCP Middlebox Reflection method is a new amplification technique for conducting a Distributed Denial-of-Service attack. Researchers stated that this type of attack is a massive emerging threat that can infect many organisations. Moreover, the new attack abused flawed firewalls and content filtering systems to reflect and increase the TCP traffic in their target’s devices....
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Moshen Dragon Cyberespionage Hacker Gang Telco Central Asia Chinese Hackers

Moshen Dragon cyberespionage gang hits telcos from Central Asia

Telecom service providers from Central Asia are the newest targets of a China-based cyberespionage group dubbed Moshen Dragon after cybersecurity experts detected new waves of malicious activities from them. Security researchers found some common grounds between Moshen Dragon and other threat groups like Nomad Panda and RedFoxtrot since they have all utilised similar malware variants...
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Android Devices Mobile Phone RCE Remote Code Execution Unpatched Apple Codec Vulnerability

Android devices at risk of RCE due to unpatched Apple codec

Several Android gadgets operating on Qualcomm and MediaTek chipsets were at risk against remote code execution (RCE) after security experts found vulnerabilities in the Apple Lossless Audio Codec (ALAC) implementation. Apple Lossless Audio Codec or ALAC is a tool provided by Apple, an audio coding format for lossless audio compression, made available in 2011. Since...
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Botnets DDoS Cyberattacks Enemybot Fodcha Vulnerability Exploit IoT Devices

Two new botnets joined the fray in conducting DDoS attacks

The Enemybot and the Fodcha botnets have been trying to compromise numerous targets globally by abusing multiple flaws in routers, modems, and Internet of Things (IoT) devices. These two newly discovered botnets can perform distributed denial-of-service attacks on any location. Enemybot and Fodcha are the newest addition to the long lists of botnets that will...
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T-Mobile SMiShing Cyberattacks Phishing Warning Advisory NJCCIC

Experts warn T-Mobile users against rampant SMiShing attacks

Several T-Mobile customers have recently filed reports about being targeted by a new SMS-phishing (SMiShing) campaign that attacks the victims with malicious links using unblockable texts via bulk or group sent messages. The public warning advisory was released by the New Jersey Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Cell (NJCCIC), an organisation that focuses on cybersecurity incident...
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AcidRain Malware Ukraine KA-SAT Satellite Modems Viasat Telecom

AcidRain malware wiped out Ukraine’s KA-SAT satellite modems

Another data wiper malware dubbed AcidRain was recently discovered by cybersecurity experts that attacked a telecommunication satellite called KA-SAT, owned by the Viasat company. The attack has impacted thousands of Ukrainian citizens alongside various countries in Europe. The new sophisticated wiper malware was found in the middle of March and can brute-force file names and...
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Critical Flaws Vulnerability Brand Abuse Pascom Cloud Phone System CPS VOIP

Critical flaws are discovered in Pascom Cloud Phone System

Researchers have identified three critical security flaws impacting the Pascom Cloud Phone System that malicious threat actors could merge to attain a complete pre-authenticated code operation of affected systems. The critical vulnerabilities inside the CPS can be linked together, resulting in an unauthenticated malicious threat actor obtaining root privileges on affected devices. Pascom Cloud Phone...
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DDoS Amplification Cyberttacks Hackers VOIP Mitel Vulnerability

New DDoS amplification attacks leveraged by hackers to target victims

Hackers have developed a new DDoS amplification method in attacks, with a 4.3 billion to 1 ratio, which experts see as a record-breaking amplification ratio ever executed. In distributed denial-of-service or DDoS attacks, threat actors target the networks or servers of their victims using an overload of requests and high volumes of data to cause...
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Lapsus$ Threat Group Cyberattacks Samsung Nvidia Data Exfiltration Dataloss Recovery

Lapsus$ threat group attacks Samsung shortly after targeting Nvidia

The Lapsus$ threat group has again performed a massive cyber-attack after recently targeting Samsung and leaking nearly 200GB worth of propriety data. The Korean tech giant was attacked right after the threat group’s attack on Nvidia that leaked over 1TB of data to the dark web. From a statement released by the threat group, they...
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Daxin Cyberattack Network Tool Chinese Hackers Backdoor Malware

The new Daxin cyberattack tool is allegedly linked with Chinese hackers

Dubbed Daxin, a sophisticated network attack tool was discovered to develop stealthy backdoors and is assumed to be associated with Chinese threat actors possibly in utilisation for a decade now. The Daxin network tool is developed exclusively for attacking secured networks that enable threat actors to infiltrate deep inside the targeted networks and steal data....
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