Posts From Mo Moin

Android users could be remotely hacked simply by viewing a legitimate-looking PNG image, Google has warned in its latest security update. The Android Security Bulletin for February lists 42 vulnerabilities in the Google mobile operating system, 11 of which are

Ransomware accounted for one tenth of 1% of all malicious email content in Q4, according to a new threat report from Proofpoint. It’s Q4 threat report found that banking trojans accounted for 56% of all malicious payloads in email in

Google has open sourced ClusterFuzz, its fuzzing infrastructure it has developed to find memory corruption vulnerabilities in Chrome. Google has open sourced its fuzzing infrastructure ClusterFuzz that the tech giant developed to find memory corruption bugs in the Chrome browser.

Google announced Adiantum, a new encryption method devised to protect Android devices without cryptographic acceleration. Google announced Adiantum, a new encryption method devised to protect Android devices without cryptographic acceleration. “Adiantum is an innovation in cryptography designed to make storage

Cloud-based endpoint security company CrowdStrike has launched a new platform that allows other security vendors to use its own software agent to collect data. It’s a new model that, if successful, could disrupt the endpoint security space and could solve

Security of Industrial system is a top priority, experts found multiple serious flaws in a gateway made by Kunbus that could allow to completely control a device Nicolas Merle from industrial cybersecurity firm Applied Risk discovered several flaws in a

Cayosin Botnet: a deeper look at this threat supported by the psychological profile of the “youngsters-wannabe-hackers” Rolex boasters Money, botnet as service business and coding on the dark side of the life: “At this point of my life… if it

A newly discovered malware campaign leverages steganography to hide GandCrab ransomware in an apparently innocent Mario image. Security experts at Bromium have discovered a malware campaign using steganography to hide the GandCrab ransomware in a Mario graphic package. According to

Phishing is a cyber attack that uses disguised email as a weapon. The goal is to trick the email recipient into believing that the message is something they want or need — a request from their bank, for instance, or

News has surfaced of an attempted cyber-attack on the Australian government. As reported by the BBC, authorities in Australia are said to be investigating an effort that was made to hack into its parliament computer network. It is believed that

A new study from Comparitech has named Algeria the ‘least cyber-secure’ nation in the world, whilst Japan has been ranked the ‘most cyber-secure.’ The information, tools and comparisons provider studied 60 countries to gauge their ability to meet seven key

The Kaspersky Lab DDoS Q4 Report covering statistics of the last quarter and the whole of 2018 highlights a 13% decline in the overall number of DDoS attacks when compared with the statistics from the previous year. However, the duration

Crooks leverage Google Translate service as camouflage on mobile browsers in a phishing campaign aimed at stealing Google account and Facebook credentials. The security expert Larry Cashdollar, a member of Akamai’s Security Intelligence Response Team (SIRT), discovered that cybercriminals are

A few years ago, cybersecurity professionals often lamented that executives didn’t want good security; they wanted “good enough” security. This axiom reflected that many CEOs equated cybersecurity with regulatory compliance. If the CISO could check all the right PCI, HIPAA,

Advanced persistent threat definition An advanced persistent threat (APT) is a cyberattack executed by criminals or nation-states with the intent to steal data or surveil systems over an extended time period. The attacker has a specific target and goal, and

Researchers have warned users of a new phishing technique which uses Google Translate to add authenticity to scams. Akamai security researcher Larry Cashdollar explained in a blog post that he was targeted by this tactic early in the new year,