MacOS Being Picked Apart by $49 XLoader Data Stealer

MacOS Being Picked Apart by $49 XLoader Data Stealer

Cheap, easy and prolific, the new version of the old FormBook form-stealer and keylogger has added Mac users to its hit list, and it’s selling like hotcakes. There’s a new version of the old FormBook form-stealer and keylogger that’s added Mac users to its hit list, and it’s selling like hotcakes on underground markets for…

We Infiltrated a Counterfeit Check Ring! Now What?

We Infiltrated a Counterfeit Check Ring! Now What?

A counterfeit check image [redacted] that was intended for a person helping this fraud gang print and mail phony checks tied to a raft of email-based scams. One fraud-fighting group is intercepting hundreds to thousands of these per day. By Brian Krebs – Krebs on Security Imagine waking up each morning knowing the identities of…

How a Bitcoin Trail Led to a Massive Dark Web Child-Porn Site Takedown

How a Bitcoin Trail Led to a Massive Dark Web Child-Porn Site Takedown

Federal investigators focused not on offensive hacking efforts or surveilling communications, but on the transactions using cryptocurrency. The Department of Justice said today that it has taken down the massive dark web child-porn site Welcome to Video. The site generated and distributed exploitative content, and had infrastructure in place that could have supported up to…

Morphing computer chip repels hundreds of professional DARPA hackers

Morphing computer chip repels hundreds of professional DARPA hackers

Trying to hack the “unhackable” Morpheus system is described as like trying to solve a Rubik’s Cube that is constantly being rearranged [signature-free security!! — TJACK]   By Michael Irving May 24, 2021 Engineers have designed a computer processor that thwarts hackers by randomly changing its microarchitecture every few milliseconds. Known as Morpheus, the puzzling processor…

Der Aufstieg (und Abstieg?) der One Trick Ponys: Google & Facebook

Der Aufstieg (und Abstieg?) der One Trick Ponys: Google & Facebook

iOS 14.5 könnte sich für Werbenetzwerke als der befürchtete Albtraum herausstellen. Die neueste Version des Apple-Betriebssystems erlaubt es iPhone-Nutzer_innen, den Zugriff auf die Werbe-ID ihres Gerätes zu verhindern. Aktuell lassen Daten von Flurry Analytics zufolge weltweit nur 15 Prozent der iOS 14.5-Nutzer_innen Werbetracking zu, in den USA sind es sogar nur sechs Prozent. Angesicht eines…

Chrome dominiert den Browsermarkt

Chrome dominiert den Browsermarkt

12 APR 2021 Der Internet Explorer war mal die unangefochtene Nummer 1 unter den Browsern. Das ist mittlerweile aber eine ganze Weile her. 2012 wurde der Microsoft-Browser laut StatCounter von Chrome auf den zweiten Platz verdrängt und fiel seitdem immer tiefer. Schon 2015 reagierte das Unternehmen und brachte mit Edge einen neuen Webbrowser auf den…

EU Richtlinie: in nur 10 Tagen online eine GmbH gründen – bald soll es möglich sein

EU Richtlinie: in nur 10 Tagen online eine GmbH gründen – bald soll es möglich sein

Bislang konnten Gründerinnen ihre Identität nur beim Notartermin vor Ort prüfen lassen, das soll nun auch digital gehen. [ Schade … von einer Aktiengesellschafts-Anmeldung wie bei einer C-Corporation im US Bundesstaat Delaware für unter $180 online in 20 Minuten sind wir nach wie vor noch meilenweit entfernt — das macht in Deutschland einfach keinen Spaß…

Solarwind Attack, Cyber Hack of German Publishing House – when will we try to stop trying to plug the Swiss Cheese?

Solarwind Attack, Cyber Hack of German Publishing House – when will we try to stop trying to plug the Swiss Cheese?

Waiting like a lame duck, until it is our turn to get compomised? Just before Christmas 2020 the German publishing house “Funke Gruppe” – which publishes multiple newspapers, magazines, ad-papers etc in print and digital formats – was hit with a ransomware attack, which has shut it down over the holidays, and continues to be…

Einrichtung einer weiteren “Cybersicherheitsagentur”: im Land Baden-Württemberg

Einrichtung einer weiteren “Cybersicherheitsagentur”: im Land Baden-Württemberg

[Nicht zu verwechseln mit der Cybersicherheitsagentur – ADIC – des Bundes mit Sitz in Halle/Leipzig – eine gemeinsame Initiative der Bundeswehr und des Innenministeriums. … oder den vielen anderen Bestrebungen: Agentur für Sprunginnovationen BMBF, ZITIS, CIH, Forschungsinstitut Cyber Defence (CODE) Universität der Bundeswehr München, usw] Baden-Württemberg möchte Kräfte im Bereich der Cybersicherheit bündeln und eine…

Podcast: ‘Amnesia:33’ TCP/IP Flaws Affect Millions of IoT Devices

Podcast: ‘Amnesia:33’ TCP/IP Flaws Affect Millions of IoT Devices

A new set of vulnerabilities has been discovered affecting millions of routers and IoT and OT devices from more than 150 vendors, new research warns. Researchers – as well as the U.S. Cybersecurity Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) – are warning of a set of serious vulnerabilities affecting TCP/IP stacks. The flaws impact millions of internet-of-things…

enisa: EU Cybersecurity Act – 1st Anniversary

enisa: EU Cybersecurity Act – 1st Anniversary

The EU Cybersecurity Act’s first anniversary: one step closer to a cyber secure Europe The CSA has put the conversation of Cybersecurity into action through a stronger ENISA and the creation of the EU cybersecurity certification framework. On 27 June 2020, the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) celebrates the first anniversary of the EU…

ICS/SCADA: Control Systems Cyber Conference 17 NOV 2020

ICS/SCADA: Control Systems Cyber Conference 17 NOV 2020

The Event We are hosting a Control Systems Cybersecurity Virtual Conference as a part of our Hack the Building event. At the conference businesses will present their solutions for addressing critical infrastructure cyber challenges. Hack the Building is a cyber exercise and technology showcase that includes a conglomerate of offensive and defensive teams from across…

All U.S. Voter Data Being Traded on Hacker Forums

All U.S. Voter Data Being Traded on Hacker Forums

A database with information on virtually the entire US voting population has been circulated on hacker forums, opening up the potential for disinformation and scams that could impact the November 3 election, security researchers say. A report released Wednesday by the security firm Trustwave said its researchers “discovered massive databases with detailed information about US…

U.S. Charges Russian Intelligence Officers for NotPetya, Industroyer Attacks

U.S. Charges Russian Intelligence Officers for NotPetya, Industroyer Attacks

The U.S. Department of Justice on Monday announced charges against six Russian intelligence officers for their alleged role in several major cyberattacks conducted over the past years. The defendants are Yuriy Sergeyevich Andrienko, aged 32, Sergey Vladimirovich Detistov, 35, Pavel Valeryevich Frolov, 28, Anatoliy Sergeyevich Kovalev, 29, Artem Valeryevich Ochichenko, 27, and Petr Nikolayevich Pliskin,…

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