Cyber News

InterPlanetary Storm Botnet Infects 13K Mac, Android Devices

In addition to Windows and Linux machines, a new variant of the malware now targets Mac and Android devices. A new variant of the InterPlanetary Storm malware has been discovered,…
Read more

Las Vegas Students’ Personal Data Leaked, Post-Ransomware Attack

A researcher said he discovered an open data cache with names, grades, birthdates and more, after the Clark County School District refused to pay the ransom. Personal information for students…
Read more

Joker Trojans Flood the Android Ecosystem

September saw dozens of Joker malware variants hitting Google Play and third-party app stores. More variants of the Joker Android malware are cropping up in Google Play as well as…
Read more

Feds Hit with Successful Cyberattack, Data Stolen

The attack featured a unique, multistage malware and a likely PulseSecure VPN exploit. A federal agency has suffered a successful espionage-related cyberattack that led to a backdoor and multistage malware…
Read more

Google Cloud Buckets Exposed in Rampant Misconfiguration

A too-large percentage of cloud databases containing highly sensitive information are publicly available, an analysis shows. Six percent of all Google Cloud buckets are misconfigured and left open to the…
Read more

Maze Ransomware Adopts Ragnar Locker Virtual-Machine Approach

Maze continues to adopt tactics from rival cybercrime gangs. The operators of the Maze ransomware have added a fresh trick to their bag of badness: Distributing ransomware payloads via virtual…
Read more

TikTok Fixes Flaws That Opened Android App to Compromise

The flaws are disclosed as Oracle reportedly partners with TikTok as concerns in the U.S. over spying continue. Researchers have disclosed four high-severity flaws in the Android version of TikTok…
Read more

CDRThief Malware Targets VoIP Gear in Carrier Networks

The Linux-targeted code can steal phone-call metadata, likely in spy campaigns or for use in VoIP fraud. A malware dubbed CDRThief is targeting voice over IP (VoIP) softswitches inside the…
Read more

Spyware Labeled ‘TikTok Pro’ Exploits Fears of US Ban

Malware can take over common device functions as well as creates a phishing page to steal Facebook credentials. Researchers have discovered a new Android spyware campaign pushing a “Pro” version…
Read more

Cryptobugs Found in Numerous Google Play Store Apps

A new dynamic tool developed by Columbia University researchers flagged cryptography mistakes made in more than 300 popular Android apps. Researchers have discovered more than 300 apps on the Google…
Read more

Skip to content