[HackerNews] New PseudoManuscrypt Malware Infected Over 35,000 Computers in 2021

Industrial and government organizations, including enterprises in the military-industrial complex and research laboratories, are the targets of a new malware botnet dubbed PseudoManyscrypt that has infected roughly 35,000 Windows computers this year alone.
The name comes from its similarities to the Manuscrypt malware, which is part of the Lazarus APT group’s attack toolset, Kaspersky

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[TheRecord] Disgruntled ransomware affiliate leaks the Conti gang’s technical manuals

A disgruntled member of the Conti ransomware program has leaked today the manuals and technical guides used by the Conti gang to train affiliate members on how to access, move laterally, and escalate access inside a hacked company and then exfiltrate its data before encrypting files. Leaked on an underground cybercrime forum named XSS earlier […]

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[HackerNews] Hackers Increasingly Using ‘Browser in a Browser’ Technique in Ukraine Related Attacks

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A Belarusian threat actor known as Ghostwriter (aka UNC1151) has been spotted leveraging the recently disclosed browser-in-the-browser (BitB) technique as part of their credential phishing campaigns exploiting the ongoing Russo-Ukrainian conflict. The method, which masquerades as a legitimate domain by simulating a browser window within the browser, makes it possible to mount convincing social Source: Read More […]

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[ZDNet] Apple releases massive mystery bug fix update for Macs

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macOS Big Sur 11.5.2 is out, and it’s a huge update. But we have no idea what it fixes Source: Read More (Latest topics for ZDNet in Security)

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