Category: Malware

BlackCat Leaders

HijackLoader Reloaded: Malware Evolves for Stealth

Recently, cybersecurity experts have detected a new version of HijackLoader malware, now featuring enhanced methods to thwart analysis. This upgrade enables the malware to remain undetected within compromised networks for extended periods. Researchers at...

Cuckoo malware

New Mac Malware “Cuckoo” Spies on Your System

Researchers from Kandjii have identified a new piece of malicious software named Cuckoo, targeted at Apple macOS systems. This malware not only establishes a persistent presence in infected systems but also performs a range...

APT42

Beware: APT42 Cyber Spies Target the West

The cyberespionage group APT42 employs social engineering to infiltrate corporate networks and cloud environments in the West and the Middle East. Mandiant, which first documented the group’s activities in September 2022, reports that APT42...

Android devices malware

Finland Faces Bank Hacking Surge: Watch Out!

In Finland, cybercriminals have intensified their efforts, deploying malicious Android applications aimed at hacking bank accounts, as warned by the local Finnish Transport and Communications Agency (Traficom). These fraudsters are sending SMS messages in...

Indonesia spyware

Indonesia Caught Spying: Secret Spyware Deal Exposed

According to Amnesty International, Indonesia has been covertly acquiring spyware through a complex network of intermediaries spanning from Israel to Greece, Singapore, and Malaysia. The organization asserts that its investigation has uncovered a systemic...

TargetCompany ransomware

MSQL Server Breaches Linked to Mallox Ransomware

Cybersecurity experts from the ASEC laboratory have uncovered a series of sophisticated cyberattacks targeting Microsoft SQL Servers (MS-SQL). The group known as TargetCompany is deploying the Mallox ransomware to encrypt systems and extort victims....

Cuttlefish

Cuttlefish Malware Infects Routers, Steals Data

A new type of malware named “Cuttlefish” has been discovered in routers within major enterprises and small offices, monitoring all information passing through the infected devices and stealing credentials. Black Lotus Labs reports that...

Wpeeper backdoor

Wpeeper Android Backdoor Hides Behind Hacked Websites

Specialists at QAX XLab have identified a new type of Android malware—a backdoor named Wpeeper, which is disseminated through APK files from unofficial app stores posing as the popular alternative marketplace Uptodown. Wpeeper is...

malware repositories

Docker Hub Under Siege: Millions of Repos Harbor Malware

Over the past several years, Docker Hub, a platform for hosting software repositories, has been targeted by three major fraudulent campaigns. Researchers from JFrog identified that approximately 20% of the 15 million hosted repositories...