Swiss army asks its personnel to use the Threema instant-messaging app

The Swiss army has banned all instant messaging apps, including Signal, Telegram, and WhatsApp, recommending the use of the Threema app. The Swiss army has banned foreign instant messaging apps such as Signal, Telegram, and WhatsApp and only allows its members to use the Threema messaging app, which is developed in Switzerland. Threema is the instant […]

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January 9, 2022
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FluBot malware continues to evolve. What’s new in Version 5.0 and beyond?

Researchers warn of new campaigns distributing a new improved version of the FluBot malware posing as Flash Player. Researchers from F5 security are warning of a new enhanced version of the FluBot Android malware that that spread posed as Flash Player. A recent SMISHING campaign spotted by CSIRT KNF, FluBot targeted Polish users with a […]

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January 8, 2022
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North Korea-linked Konni APT targets Russian diplomatic bodies

North Korea-linked APT group Konni targets Russian Federation’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MID) new versions of malware implants. Security researchers at Cluster25 uncovered a recent campaign carried out by the North Korea-linked Konni APT group aimed at Russian diplomatic entities that used new versions of malware implants. The APT group carried out spear-phishing attacks using New Year’s […]

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January 7, 2022
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NoReboot persistence technique fakes iPhone shutdown

Researchers devised a sophisticated persistence technique, named NoReboot, for iOS malware that fake shut downs. Researchers from Zecops devised a sophisticated persistence technique, named NoReboot, for iOS malware that fake shut downs while spies on the user. The technique is based on the concept of simulating a shutdown of the iPhone when the victim attempts […]

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January 6, 2022
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‘doorLock’ – A persistent denial of service flaw affecting iOS 15.2 – iOS 14.7 

Expert found a new persistent DoS vulnerability, dubbed ‘doorLock,’ affecting the Apple HomeKit in iOS 14.7 through 15.2. Security researchers Trevor Spiniolas discovered a new persistent DoS vulnerability, dubbed ‘doorLock,’ affecting the Apple HomeKit in iOS 14.7 through 15.2. HomeKit is a software framework by Apple, made available in iOS/iPadOS that lets users configure, communicate […]

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January 4, 2022
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New Android banking Malware targets Brazil’s Itaú Unibanco Bank

Researchers analyzed a new Android banking malware that targets Brazil’s Itaú Unibanco that spreads through fake Google Play Store pages. Researchers from threat intelligence firm Cyble analyzed a new Android banking malware that targets Brazil’s Itaú Unibanco trying to perform fraudulent financial transactions on the legitimate Itaú Unibanco applications without the victim’s knowledge. Threat actors spread the malware using fake Google Play Store […]

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December 27, 2021
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APT C-23 group targets Middle East with an enhanced Android spyware variant

A threat actor, tracked as APT C-23, is using new powerful Android spyware in attacks aimed at targets in the Middle East. The APT C-23 cyberespionage group (also known as GnatSpy, FrozenCell, or VAMP) continues to target entities in the Middle East with enhanced Android spyware masqueraded as seemingly harmless app updates (i.e. AndroidUpdate,, Telegram). The […]

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November 26, 2021
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Android.Cynos.7.origin trojan infected +9 million Android devices

Researchers spotted dozens of games on Huawei’s AppGallery catalog containing the Android.Cynos.7.origin trojan. Researchers from Dr. Web AV discovered 190 games on Huawei’s AppGallery catalog (i.e. simulators, platformers, arcades, strategies, and shooters) that were containing the Android.Cynos.7.origin trojan. They estimated that the malicious apps were installed on at least 9.300.00 Android devices. Experts state that some of these games […]

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November 23, 2021
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Top IoT Security Solutions of 2021

IoT security is where endpoint detection and response (EDR) and enterprise mobility management (EMM) meet the challenges of a rapidly expanding edge computing infrastructure. As the enterprise attack surface grows, IoT is yet another attack vector organizations aren’t fully prepared to defend. Internet of Things (IoT) devices are the smart consumer and business systems powering […]

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November 20, 2021
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