DarkGate Malware Spreading via Messaging Services Posing as PDF Files

October 13, 2023 at 07:06AM DarkGate, a piece of malware, is being spread through instant messaging platforms like Skype and Microsoft Teams. The malware is delivered disguised as a PDF document and triggers the download and execution of an AutoIt script that launches the malware. The malware can harvest sensitive data, conduct cryptocurrency mining, and … Read more

Microsoft Offers Up to $15,000 in New AI Bug Bounty Program

October 13, 2023 at 06:18AM Microsoft has launched a bug bounty program specifically focused on vulnerabilities in its artificial intelligence (AI)-powered Bing search engine. The program offers rewards of up to $15,000 for vulnerabilities found in bing.com and associated applications. Microsoft is particularly interested in vulnerabilities related to inference manipulation, model manipulation, and inferential information … Read more

DarkGate Opens Organizations for Attack via Skype, Teams

October 13, 2023 at 03:24AM The DarkGate malware is being distributed through messaging platforms like Skype and Teams. Once installed, additional malicious payloads are introduced. The campaign has been most active in the Americas, followed by Asia, the Middle East, and Africa. DarkGate is a commodity loader that executes various actions, including remote access, cryptocurrency … Read more