New Go-based botnet Zerobot exploits dozens of flaws

Researchers discovered a new Go-based botnet called Zerobot that exploits two dozen security vulnerabilities IoT devices. Fortinet FortiGuard Labs researchers have discovered a new Go-based botnet called Zerobot that spreads by exploiting two dozen security vulnerabilities in the internet of things (IoT) devices and other applications. “This botnet, known as Zerobot, contains several modules, including self-replication, attacks for different protocols, […]

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Sophos fixed a critical flaw in its Sophos Firewall version 19.5

Sophos addressed several vulnerabilities affecting its Sophos Firewall version 19.5, including arbitrary code execution issues. Sophos has released security patches to address seven vulnerabilities in Sophos Firewall version 19.5, including some arbitrary code execution bugs. The most severe issue addressed by the security vendor is a critical code injection vulnerability tracked as CVE-2022-3236. “A code […]

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Russia’s second-largest bank VTB Bank under DDoS attack

Russia’s second-largest bank VTB Bank reveals it is facing the largest DDoS (distributed denial of service) attack in its history. State-owned VTB Bank, the second-largest financial institution in Russia, says it is facing the largest DDoS (distributed denial of service) attack in its history. The pro-Ukraine collective IT Army of Ukraine has claimed responsibility for […]

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A flaw in the connected vehicle service SiriusXM allows remote car hacking

Researchers discovered a security flaw in the connected vehicle service SiriusXM that exposes multiple car models to remote attacks. Cybersecurity researchers discovered a security vulnerability in the connected vehicle service provided by SiriusXM that can allow threat actors to remotely attack vehicles from multiple carmakers, including Honda, Nissan, Infiniti, and Acura. Researcher Sam Curry shared […]

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Ransomware Toolkit Cryptonite turning into an accidental wiper

Researchers spotted a version of the open-source ransomware toolkit Cryptonite that doesn’t support decryption capabilities. Fortinet researchers discovered a sample of malware generated with the publicly available open-source ransomware toolkit Cryptonite that never offers the decryption window, turning it as a wiper. The experts also reported an increase in ransomware intentionally turned into wiper malware, these […]

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French hospital cancels operations after a ransomware attack

A French hospital near Paris canceled operations and transfer some patients due to a cyber attack suffered over the weekend. France’s health ministry announced that the Hospital Centre of Versailles was hit by a cyber attack over the weekend. Hospital Centre of Versailles, which includes Andre-Mignot Hospital, Richaud Hospital and the Despagne Retirement Home, canceled […]

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Exclusive: The largest mobile malware marketplace identified by Resecurity in the Dark Web

Resecurity has identified a new underground marketplace in the Dark Web oriented towards mobile malware developers and operators. “In the Box” dark web marketplace is leveraged by cybercriminals to attack over 300 financial institutions (FIs), payment systems, social media and online-retailers in 43 countries Resecurity, the California-based cybersecurity company protecting major Fortune 500 companies, has identified a new underground marketplace in […]

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