Free Unofficial Patch for Windows ‘RemotePotato0’ Now Available

An unofficial patch was released for a privilege escalation vulnerability that has an impact on all versions of Windows after Microsoft tagged its status as “won’t fix”. The flaw is…

A Weakness Found in Microsoft Defender Allows Hackers to Avoid Malware Detection

Windows Defender is a Microsoft Windows anti-malware component. It was initially made available as a free anti-spyware download for Windows XP, and it was later included with Windows Vista and…

Multi-platform SysJoker backdoor targeting Windows, macOS & Linux Devices

Linux and macOS samples of SysJoker malware were found to be fully undetected on VirusTotal. The IT security researchers at Israel-based cybersecurity firm Intezer have identified a novel multi-platform backdoor malware…

9-year-old Windows flaw abused to drop ZLoader malware in 111 countries

The vulnerability was identified and fixed in 2013 but in 2014 Microsoft revised the fix allowing Malsmoke hackers in 2022 to spread ZLoader malware. Israel-based cybersecurity firm Check Point Research…

Attackers bypass Microsoft security patch to drop Formbook malware

The patch was issued for CVE-2021-40444 to prevent the execution of code that downloaded the Microsoft Cabinet (CAB) archive containing a malicious executable. Sophos Labs researchers have shared their findings…

‘PseudoManuscrypt’ Mass Spyware Campaign Targets 35K Systems

It’s similar to Lazarus’s Manuscrypt malware, but the new spyware is splattering itself onto government organizations and ICS in a non-Lazarus-like, untargeted wave of attacks. Researchers have tracked new spyware…

6 life-changing tech habits you need in 2022

This is the year you’re going to go to the gym three times a week, and you’re going to get organized, and you’re going to live life to its fullest,…

Avast Finds Backdoor on US Government Commission Network

Avast –  Avast –  We have found a new targeted attack against a small, lesser-known U.S. federal government commission associated with international rights. Despite repeated attempts through multiple channels over…

‘DarkWatchman’ RAT Shows Evolution in Fileless Malware

The new tool manipulates Windows Registry in unique ways to evade security detections and is likely being used by ransomware groups for initial network access. A novel remote access trojan…

State-sponsored Threat Actors Steal Airline Data Using the Slack API

Reports show that a recently found backdoor dubbed ‘Aclip’ that exploits the Slack API for covert communications is being used by an alleged Iranian state-sponsored cybercriminal. The malicious actor began…