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Offshore law firm hacked, financial data leaked

Oct 27, 2017, 09:57 AM Ben Gane

Appleby, the fourth-largest offshore law firm, announced it fell victim to a cyberattack that took place in 2016. Based on a number of leaked private documents about the company’s clients and their financial activity, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists...

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The ABC of Cybersecurity – Android Threats: R is for Ransomware

Oct 27, 2017, 09:42 AM Ben Gane

Ransomware is a type of malware that restricts access to files then demands ransom to unlock access to them. While it has been a plague for PCs during the past couple of years, cybercriminals have ported the threat to Google’s mobile OS as well because of increased adoption of the Android...

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The Ivanti Threat Thursday Update for October 26, 2017: A Bad Rabbit and a Grim Reaper

Oct 27, 2017, 09:28 AM Ben Gane

eetings. Two new cybersecurity threats made lots of news this week, and at least one may have already disappeared – or not. Confused, or eager to opine, react, or suggest in response to anything you read here? Do feel free, and thanks in advance...

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Fake Power and Broadband Utility Bills serve Banking Trojans to Aussies

Oct 26, 2017, 08:58 AM Ben Gane

In our previous blog we highlighted how a group of scammers were targeting financial software customers by spamming out Microsoft Sharepoint URLs that lead the target to fake invoices infected with malware. This time we observed the same group involved in another widespread...

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Some Key Fobs Lock the Car with Predictable Codes

Oct 26, 2017, 08:52 AM Ben Gane

The remote keyless entry system for some Subaru cars generates predictable rolling codes that lock or unlock the vehicle. An electronics engineer has reported the vulnerability and demonstrated it using a device he created that imitates the original key fob’s functionality, capable of predicting...

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Notnotpetya - Badrabbit

Oct 26, 2017, 08:45 AM Ben Gane

On 24 October 2017 Bad Rabbit – the third ‘major’ ransomware outbreak of the year – made headlines as it affected large numbers of machines, predominantly in Eastern Europe. The malware bears many similarities to the Petya - AKA NotPetya, GoldenEye...

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5 Tips to Secure Your Social Media Accounts

Oct 25, 2017, 09:08 AM Ben Gane

Whether you use your social media accounts for business or to connect with friends and family, getting your account hacked is a painful invasion. From vacation photos to personal conversations or check-ins to places you visited, social networks know everything about us. Keeping intruders out...

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Bad Rabbit Ransomware Spreads via Network, Hits Ukraine and Russia

Oct 25, 2017, 09:02 AM Ben Gane

An ongoing ransomware campaign is currently ongoing, hitting Eastern European countries with what seems to be a variant of the Petya ransomware dubbed Bad Rabbit (which we detect as RANSOM_BADRABBIT.A). Trend Micro products with XGen™ security detect this ransomware as...

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Bad Rabbit Ransomware Strikes Ukraine, Likely related to GoldenEye

Oct 25, 2017, 08:56 AM Ben Gane

The new family of ransomware is dubbed Bad Rabbit and appears to target critical infrastructure and high profile entities in the former Soviet space. Our preliminary analysis reveals that this new strain of ransomware comes bundled with several open source tools that are...

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Climbing the Privilege Ladder Comes with Serious Risks

Oct 24, 2017, 09:03 AM Ben Gane

You may think you are in full control of the connected devices on your home network, but this is not always the case. IoT gadgets come with multiples levels of access that grant rights for specific actions. Hackers know that, after they breach a smart product, they may need a higher...

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