Recent Security News

  • Vietnamese Hackers Target U.K., U.S., and India with DarkGate Malware

    October 20, 2023 at 10:09AM Vietnamese actors linked to the Ducktail stealer have been using DarkGate malware to target entities in the UK, US, and India. The increase in DarkGate campaigns is attributed to the decision to rent it out on a malware-as-a-service basis. The campaigns also involve LOBSHOT and RedLine Stealer, with similar tactics…

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  • Change From Within: 3 Cybersecurity Transformation Traps for CISOs to Avoid

    October 20, 2023 at 10:09AM Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) often face stigmas such as working in isolation and lacking empathy. However, acknowledging these issues is the first step towards improvement. CISOs can transform into advocates for cybersecurity by focusing on input, empathy, and alignment. Obstacles include assigning tasks to the wrong experts, failing to…

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  • Kwik Trip finally confirms cyberattack was behind ongoing outage

    October 20, 2023 at 09:47AM Kwik Trip is investigating a cyberattack that has caused an ongoing IT outage since October 9. The attack has disrupted the company’s internal network, including its Rewards program, support, phone, and email systems. Kwik Trip has not found evidence of customer payment data being accessed but has not provided details…

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  • Iranian Hackers Lurked for 8 Months in Government Network

    October 20, 2023 at 09:24AM Symantec’s cybersecurity unit, Broadcom, has reported that the Iran-linked hacking group Crambus spent eight months infiltrating a Middle Eastern government’s compromised network. Crambus, also known as APT34 and MuddyWater, conducted espionage operations on behalf of the Iranian government. The attackers deployed various malware, including a PowerShell backdoor called PowerExchange, and…

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  • Fake Corsair job offers on LinkedIn push DarkGate malware

    October 20, 2023 at 08:50AM LinkedIn users are being targeted by a threat actor spreading malware through fake job posts at Corsair. The cybercriminal group responsible for the attacks, believed to be Vietnamese, is linked to previous campaigns targeting Facebook business accounts. The malware, including DarkGate and RedLine, is distributed through malicious files downloaded from…

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