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JUN18
Russia bans VyprVPN, Opera VPN services for not complying with blacklist request

Russia's telecommunications and media regulator Roskomnadzor (RKN) on Thursday introduced restrictions on the operation of VyprVPN and Opera VPN services in the country. "In accordance with the regulation on responding to threats to circumvent...

The Hacker News by noreply@blogger.com (Ravie Lakshmanan)
JUN18
Google Releases New Framework to Prevent Software Supply Chain Attacks

As software supply chain attacks emerge as a point of concern in the wake of SolarWinds and Codecov security incidents, Google is proposing a solution to ensure the integrity of software packages and prevent unauthorized modifications. Called...

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JUN18
[eBook] 7 Signs You Might Need a New Detection and Response Tool

It's natural to get complacent with the status quo when things seem to be working. The familiar is comfortable, and even if something better comes along, it brings with it many unknowns. In cybersecurity, this tendency is countered by the fast...

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JUN18
Update‌ ‌Your Chrome Browser to Patch Yet Another 0-Day Exploit‌ed ‌in‌-the‌-Wild

Google has rolled out yet another update to Chrome browser for Windows, Mac, and Linux to fix four security vulnerabilities, including one zero-day flaw that's being exploited in the wild. Tracked as CVE-2021-30554, the high severity flaw...

The Hacker News by noreply@blogger.com (Ravie Lakshmanan)
JUN18
Molerats Hackers Return With New Attacks Targeting Middle Eastern Governments

A Middle Eastern advanced persistent threat (APT) group has resurfaced after a two-month hiatus to target government institutions in the Middle East and global government entities associated with geopolitics in the region in a rash of new...

The Hacker News by noreply@blogger.com (Ravie Lakshmanan)
JUN18
A New Spyware is Targeting Telegram and Psiphon VPN Users in Iran

Threat actors with suspected ties to Iran have been found to leverage instant messaging and VPN apps like Telegram and Psiphon to install a Windows remote access trojan (RAT) capable of stealing sensitive information from targets' devices since...

The Hacker News by noreply@blogger.com (Ravie Lakshmanan)
JUN18
Strengthen Your Password Policy With GDPR Compliance

A solid password policy is the first line of defense for your corporate network. Protecting your systems from unauthorized users may sound easy on the surface, but it can actually be quite complicated. You have to balance password security with...

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JUN18
Researchers Uncover 'Process Ghosting' — A New Malware Evasion Technique

Cybersecurity researchers have disclosed a new executable image tampering attack dubbed "Process Ghosting" that could be potentially abused by an attacker to circumvent protections and stealthily run malicious code on a Windows system. "With this...

The Hacker News by noreply@blogger.com (Ravie Lakshmanan)
JUN18
Ukraine Police Arrest Cyber Criminals Behind Clop Ransomware Attacks

Ukrainian law enforcement officials on Wednesday announced the arrest of the Clop ransomware gang, adding it disrupted the infrastructure employed in attacks targeting victims worldwide since at least 2019. As part of an international operation...

The Hacker News by noreply@blogger.com (Ravie Lakshmanan)
JUN18
Malware Attack on South Korean Entities Was Work of Andariel Group

A malware campaign targeting South Korean entities that came to light earlier this year has been attributed to a North Korean nation-state hacking group called Andariel, once again indicating that Lazarus attackers are following the trends and...

The Hacker News by noreply@blogger.com (Ravie Lakshmanan)
JUN18
Ransomware Attackers Partnering With Cybercrime Groups to Hack High-Profile Targets

As ransomware attacks against critical infrastructure skyrocket, new research shows that threat actors behind such disruptions are increasingly shifting from using email messages as an intrusion route to purchasing access from cybercriminal...

The Hacker News by noreply@blogger.com (Ravie Lakshmanan)
JUN18
Critical ThroughTek Flaw Opens Millions of Connected Cameras to Eavesdropping

The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) on Tuesday issued an advisory regarding a critical software supply-chain flaw impacting ThroughTek's software development kit (SDK) that could be abused by an adversary to gain...

The Hacker News by noreply@blogger.com (Ravie Lakshmanan)
JUN18
Experts Shed Light On Distinctive Tactics Used by Hades Ransomware

Cybersecurity researchers on Tuesday disclosed "distinctive" tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) adopted by operators of Hades ransomware that set it apart from the rest of the pack, attributing it to a financially motivated threat group...

The Hacker News by noreply@blogger.com (Ravie Lakshmanan)
JUN18
Instagram‌ ‌Bug Allowed Anyone to View Private Accounts Without Following Them

Instagram has patched a new flaw that allowed anyone to view archived posts and stories posted by private accounts without having to follow them. "This bug could have allowed a malicious user to view targeted media on Instagram," security...

The Hacker News by noreply@blogger.com (Ravie Lakshmanan)
JUN18
Apple Issues Urgent Patches for 2 Zero-Day Flaws Exploited in the Wild

Apple on Monday shipped out-of-band security patches to address two zero-day vulnerabilities in iOS 12.5.3 that it says are being actively exploited in the wild. The latest update, iOS 12.5.4, comes with fixes for three security...

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