Security Firms, Nonprofits Team to Fight Stalkerware

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November 21, 2019
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Meet Phoenix Keylogger, a New Malware-as-a-Service Product Gaining Traction

Phoenix Keylogger Attempts to Disable More Than 80 security Products, Exfiltrates Data Direct from Memory The Phoenix Keylogger, operating at the cusp of keylogger and infostealer, was launched in July 2019. It is sold as malware-as-a-service (MaaS), and appears to be gaining traction in the criminal underworld. Nocturnus, the research team from Cybereason, has researched both the Phoenix malware and its source in the dark web. It appears to have been…

November 20, 2019
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Millions of Android phones may be vulnerable to camera spying vulnerability

Security researchers have uncovered a vulnerability in Android smartphones that could allow an attacker to secretly take photos and record videos without any permissions being granted. And the exploit works even if the phone is locked or the screen turned off, or even during an actual call – all without the knowledge of the user, The researchers at Checkmarx discovered a way to circumvent the permission policy which normally provides…

November 20, 2019
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Cryptocurrency Stealer Delivered From Official Monero Website

The official website for the Monero cryptocurrency was hacked recently and attackers replaced legitimate wallet files offered for download with a malicious version. The breach was discovered on November 18 after someone noticed that the hashes for the Linux CLI wallet available for download on getmonero.org did not match the hashes provided by the software’s developers. An investigation revealed that some of the legitimate wallet files had been replaced with…

November 20, 2019
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400 Vet Locations Nipped by Ryuk Ransomware

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November 20, 2019
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5 Tips for Preventing a Webcam Hack | Avast

Boost webcam security with these tips to keep spying eyes and listening ears away. There is perhaps no more nightmarish violation than home invasion. Your home is where you feel safe and care for your loved ones. It’s where you’re particularly vulnerable. And in the age of IoT, you open a new gateway into your home with each new connected device. Hackers know this well, and you can bet they…

November 20, 2019
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Suit against Estée Lauder spotlights 401k Distribution Fraud

A former employee of the New York based cosmetics giant Estée Lauder is suing the company and a third party benefits firm alleging they breached their fiduciary duty to secure her 401k retirement account after $99,000 was fraudulently distributed from the account without her knowledge. The case, Naomi Berman vs. Estée Lauder et. al, comes amid increasing concern about cyber fraud targeting the $5.7 trillion 401k industry, in which more…

November 19, 2019
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