US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) warns of the rise of smishing attacks

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) warned Americans of the rising threat of smishing (robotexts) attacks. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued an alert to warn Americans of the rising threat of smishing (robotexts) attacks aimed at stealing their personal information or for financial scams. “The FCC’s Robocall Response Team is alerting consumers to the rising […]

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Threat actor claims to have hacked European manufacturer of missiles MBDA

Threat actors that go online with the moniker Adrastea claim to have hacked the multinational manufacturer of missiles MBDA. MBDA is a European multinational developer and manufacturer of missiles that was the result of the merger of the main French, British and Italian missile systems companies (Aérospatiale–Matra, BAE Systems, and Finmeccanica (now Leonardo). The name MBDA comes from the initialism of the names missile companies: Matra, BAe Dynamics and Alenia. A threat actor […]

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17 Android Apps on Google Play Store, dubbed DawDropper, were serving banking malware

The researchers discovered over a dozen Android Apps on Google Play Store, collectively dubbed DawDropper, that were dropping Banking malware. Trend Micro researchers uncovered a malicious campaign that leveraged 17 seemingly harmless Android dropper apps, collectively tracked as DawDropper, on the Google Play Store to distribute banking malware. The DawDropper apps are masqueraded as productivity and utility apps such […]

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Microsoft experts linked the Raspberry Robin malware to Evil Corp operation

Microsoft linked the recently discovered Raspberry Robin Windows malware to the notorious Evil Corp operation. On July 26, 2022, Microsoft researchers discovered that the FakeUpdates malware was being distributed via Raspberry Robin malware. Raspberry Robin is a Windows worm discovered by cybersecurity researchers from Red Canary, the malware propagates through removable USB devices. The malicious code […]

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Malware-laced npm packages used to target Discord users

Threat actors used multiple npm packages to target Discord users with malware designed to steal their payment card data. A malicious campaign targeting Discord users leverages multiple npm packages to deliver malware that steals their payment card information, Kaspersky researchers warn. The malicious code hidden in the packages, and tracked as Lofy Stealer, is a […]

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DUCKTAIL operation targets Facebook’s Business and Ad accounts

Researchers uncovered an ongoing operation, codenamed DUCKTAIL that targets Facebook Business and Ad Accounts. Researchers from WithSecure (formerly F-Secure Business) have discovered an ongoing operation, named DUCKTAIL, that targets individuals and organizations that operate on Facebook’s Business and Ads platform. Experts attribute the campaign to a Vietnamese financially motivated threat actor which is suspected to […]

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