- In the spotlight this week: Two separate campaigns draw similarities in the use of uncommon and underreported social engineering and delivery mechanisms to compromise a user’s machine with information stealing malware. As this process is continuously being developed and attempts to automate it are ongoing, legitimate and perceptively non-malicious utilities will highly likely continue to successfully compromise systems in order to falsify a user’s trust and bypass security protocols, even with recognizable tools.
- Highlights from the week include: New cryptojacking campaign dubbed Beapy identified targeting organizations in Asia, United States, and Jamaica; Puma Australia has been compromised with new digital skimming capabilities attributed to Magecart; and a threat actor has leaked sensitive information after failing to extort their target.
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Weekly Intelligence Summary 02 May - 09 May 2019
The China-affiliated threat group “APT3” has recently been said to develop its own version of a tool that w...
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Weekly Intelligence Summary 02 May - 09 May 2019
The China-affiliated threat group “APT3” has recently been said to develop its own version of a tool that was likely created by the United States NS) prior to being leaked by the “ShadowBrokers”.
Weekly Intelligence Summary 18 Apr - 25 Apr 2019
In the spotlight: Information about APT34, including victim data, personally identifiable information belonging to the group’s alleged members, and the group’s tools, has been leaked on Telegram.
Weekly Intelligence Summary 11 Apr - 18 Apr 2019
In the spotlight: An unidentified threat actor has obtained data from various personal Outlook, MSN, and Hotmail email accounts by compromising a Microsoft customer support account.
Weekly Intelligence Summary 04 Apr - 11 Apr 2019
“Fin6” has reportedly widened its range of attacks to include ransomware, potentially inciting the threat group to extend targeting beyond retail and hospitality entities.
Weekly Intelligence Summary 28 Mar - 04 Apr 2019
Highlights from the week include: “APT33” targeting American and Saudi engineering and manufacturing organizations, Earl Enterprises restaurants being affected by point of sale (POS) malware, and ...
Weekly Intelligence Summary 21 Mar - 28 Mar 2019
In the spotlight this week, the server of device manufacturer ASUS was compromised by an unknown threat actor, pushing backdoor malware to at least 500,000 users’ devices. Despite the scale, this wa..
Weekly Intelligence Summary 14 Mar - 21 Mar 2019
Highlights from the week include: Threat group “APT-C-27” exploiting a flaw in WinRAR software to target users in the Middle East, a fourth batch of breached data offered for sale on the dark web by
Weekly Intelligence Summary 07 Mar - 14 Mar 2019
Highlights from the week include the targeting of universities’ research facilities by Chinese threat group “APT40”, the attribution of a data breach against a Singapore healthcare center in 2018 to t
Weekly Intelligence Summary 28 Feb - 07 Mar 2019
This week the team looks at Fin6, who has begun regularly targeting card-not-present data on e-commerce websites. Other highlights from this week include Topps disclosing a data breach incident linked
Weekly Intelligence Summary 22 Feb - 01 Mar 2019
• Highlights from the week include: The fifth substantial ransomware report produced in two weeks described how D-Link NAS devices delivered the Cr1ptT0r ransomware; an unknown North Korean threat act
Weekly Intelligence Summary 14 Feb - 21 Feb 2019
Highlights from the week include: A new financially motivated threat actor advertised up to 841 million data records for sale on Dream Market; “APT-C-36” has targeted multiple Colombian sectors, inclu
Weekly Intelligence Summary 07 Feb - 14 Feb 2019
Weekly Intelligence Summary 31 Jan - 07 Feb 2019
Highlights from the week include: a spam campaign targeting American users, distributing the “Trickbot” banking trojan; Vietnamese threat group “OceanLotus” deploying a new custom downloader; and ...
Weekly Intelligence Summary 24 Jan - 31 Jan 2019
In the spotlight this week, security researchers have published details on “APT39”, a suspected Iran-associated cyber espionage group.
Weekly Intelligence Summary 17 Jan - 24 Jan 2019
Highlights from the week include: DarkHydrus were observed using a new method to communicate with command and control servers, technology and social networking companies continue to remove ...
Weekly Intelligence Summary 10 Jan - 17 Jan 2019
Highlights from the week include: The threat group “TA505” has been attributed with three new phishing campaigns from November and December 2018; a wave of Domain Name System (DNS) hijacking attacks t
Weekly Intelligence Summary 03 Jan - 10 Jan 2019
Highlights from the week include: a new data skimming campaign attributed to the threat group “Magecart”, a security researcher’s phishing-campaign tool that can bypass two-factor authentication (2FA)
Weekly Intelligence Summary 13 Dec - 20 Dec 2018
Highlights from the week include: the “FruityArmor” and newly identified “SandCat” advanced persistent threat (APT) groups exploiting a Microsoft Windows zero-day vulnerability; ...
Weekly Intelligence Summary 06 Dec - 13 Dec 2018