ADT employee pleads guilty for accessing cameras installed by the company

A former ADT employee pleads guilty for accessing the cameras he installed at the home of the company’s customers in the Dallas area. Telesforo Aviles (35) is a former ADT employee that pleaded for accessing the cameras he installed at the home of the company’s customers. Every time the man worked at the home of […]

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January 24, 2021
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MrbMiner cryptojacking campaign linked to Iranian software firm

Sophos experts believe that an Iranian company is behind a recently uncovered MrbMiner crypto-jacking campaign targeting SQL servers. Sophos researchers that investigated the recently uncovered crypto-mining campaign targeting SQL servers with MrbMiner malware believe that it was conducted by an Iran-based company. In September, a group of hackers launched brute-force attacks on MSSQL servers with […]

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January 23, 2021
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Security firm SonicWall was victim of a coordinated attack

The Hacker News reported in exclusive that the security firm SonicWall was hacked as a result of a coordinated attack on its internal systems. TheHackerNews revealed in an exclusive that the security provider SonicWall was hacked on Friday. The company was targeted with a coordinated attack on its internal systems, threat actors exploited zero-day vulnerabilities […]

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January 23, 2021
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FSB warns Russian businesses of cyber attacks as retaliation for SolarWinds hack

Russian authorities are alerting Russian organizations of potential cyberattacks launched by the United States in response to SolarWinds attack. The Russian intelligence agency FSB has issued a security alert this week warning Russian organizations of potential cyberattacks launched by the United States in response to the SolarWinds supply chain attack. The alert was issued after […]

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January 23, 2021
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Threat Roundup for January 15 to January 22

Today, Talos is publishing a glimpse into the most prevalent threats we’ve observed between January 15 and January 22. As with previous roundups, this post isn’t meant to be an in-depth analysis. Instead, this post will summarize the threats we’ve observed by highlighting key behavioral characteristics, indicators of compromise, and discussing how our customers are […]

January 22, 2021
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KindleDrip exploit – Hacking a Kindle device with a simple email

KindleDrip: Amazon addressed a number of flaws affecting the Kindle e-reader that could have allowed an attacker to take control of victims’ devices. Security experts at Realmode Labs discovered multiple vulnerabilities in the Kindle e-reader that could have allowed an attacker to take over victims’ devices. The researchers noticed that the “Send to Kindle” feature allows Kindle […]

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January 22, 2021
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