Chinese Actor SecShow Conducts Massive DNS Probing on Global Scale

June 11, 2024 at 10:51AM Cybersecurity researchers have unveiled the activities of a Chinese threat actor called SecShow, targeting open DNS resolvers globally, potentially for malicious purposes. Meanwhile, a financially-motivated threat actor advertises a botnet service, Rebirth, targeting game servers for DDoS attacks. This reflects an increasing trend of cyber threats targeting gaming communities for … Read more

‘Savvy Seahorse’ Hackers Debut Novel DNS CNAME Trick

February 28, 2024 at 09:07AM A new threat actor executes an innovative investment scam through a sophisticated traffic distribution system (TDS), leveraging the DNS to sustain ever-changing malicious domains. The scam impersonates major brands, luring victims through multilingual Facebook ads. The TDS, supported by CNAME records, provides resilience and evasion against takedowns, posing a significant … Read more