Google reports new highs for governments requesting content to be removed

Google issued its Content Removal Transparency Report for the first half of 2021, and warned it has continued to see a rising trend in requests from governments, as they pass…

Hacker Exploits an Old Microsoft Office Vulnerability to Deliver RATs

Cybersecurity researchers have recently come across an unknown threat actor conducting a crimeware operation in which it attacks organizations in India and Afghanistan using political and government-themed malicious domains. As…

Geriatric Microsoft Bug Exploited by APT Using Commodity RATs

Disguised as an IT firm, the APT is hitting targets in Afghanistan & India, exploiting a 20-year-old+ Microsoft Office bug that’s as potent as it is ancient. An APT described…

The King is Dead, Long Live MyKings! (Part 1 of 2)

Avast –  Avast –  MyKings is a long-standing and relentless botnet which has been active from at least 2016. Since then it has spread and extended its infrastructure so much…

Amnesty Intl. accuses Indian cyber security firm of spyware attacks

According to Amnesty International, it found evidence that attackers testing the spyware were using the IP address of Indian cyber security firm Innefu Labs. Amnesty International has accused an Indian…

12 years jail for man who unlocked phones, defrauded AT&T of $200m

By Deeba Ahmed According to the US DoJ, Fahd remotely unlocked phones belonging to AT&T despite knowing that an investigation was launched against him. This is a post from HackRead.com…

AT&T Phone-Unlocking Malware Ring Costs Carrier $200M

Threat Post –  Threat Post –  With the help of malicious insiders, a fraudster was able to install malware and remotely divorce iPhones and other handsets from the carrier’s U.S.…

Confucius Uses Pegasus Spyware-related Lures to Target Pakistani Military

Trend Micro – Trend Micro – Confucius Uses Pegasus Spyware-related Lures to Target Pakistani Military APT & Targeted Attacks While investigating the Confucius threat actor, we found a recent spear…