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Witchetty Group Uses Steganography to Hide Backdoor in Windows Logo

Security researchers at Symantec have discovered a new campaign by the threat actor know as Witchetty. In this campaign, the threat actor employed several new …

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Witchetty Group Uses Steganography to Hide Backdoor in Windows Logo

Security researchers at Symantec have discovered a new campaign by the threat actor know as Witchetty. In this campaign, the threat actor employed several new tools including a new backdoor …

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Microsoft Identifies Two Zero-Days Being Used in Attacks

Microsoft has confirmed that two recently identified zero-days in Microsoft Exchange Server 2013, 2016, and 2019 are being used in ongoing attacks. According to Microsoft, “The first vulnerability, identified as …

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Fired IT Admin Cripples Former Employer’s Network

After being laid off, an IT system administrator disrupted the operations of his former employer, a high-profile financial company in Hawaii, hoping to get his job back. Casey K. Umetsu, …

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STEEP#MAVERICK Campaign Targets Military Contractors

Researchers at Securonix released an analysis on a sophisticated, targeted attack against military contractors they have named STEEP#MAVERICK. The attack chain for this attack began as a phishing email containing …

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Researchers Warn of New Go-Based Malware Targeting Windows and Linux Systems

The number of attacks involving a new Go-based botnet, dubbed Chaos, has been rapidly increasing in recent months, according to research released from Lumen’s Black Lotus Labs. The malware has …

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IRS Warns Americans of Massive Rise in SMS Phishing Attacks

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) warned Americans of an exponential rise in IRS-themed text message phishing attacks trying to steal their financial and personal information in the last few weeks. …

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Meta Claims to Have Taken Down a Collection of Disinformation Accounts

Meta says they have removed a disinformation network spanning across numerous Facebook and Instagram accounts pushing spoofed versions of legitimate news sites across Europe. This disinformation network targeted countries such …

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New Chrome Update Patches Various High-Severity Vulnerabilities

On September 27, Google announced a new Chrome update for Windows, macOS, and Linux. This update patches 20 security flaws, 16 of which were submitted by external threat researchers. Half …

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