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Month: August 2020

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todayAugust 31, 2020

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US-Cert warns of North Korean BLINDINGCAN malware

The United States Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) published a Malware Analysis Report today revealing cybercriminal activities of hackers backed by the North Korean government. The report states that in conjunction with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS), identified a remote access trojan ...

todayAugust 30, 2020

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Ransomware Negotiations Revealed: Flattery and Empathy Works

Details of a week-long negotiation between the University of California and a NetWalker ransomware gang have been revealed by Bloomberg. The University’s School of Medicine was working on a vaccine for Covid-19 in June this year when seven of its servers were locked down by the hackers. Against the advice ...

todayAugust 29, 2020

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Bitcoin Ransomware and Remote Working: What the Future Holds

With the global COVID-19 pandemic redefining how people work and learn, the possibility of an increase in ransomware attacks is very high. The new work-from-home culture is gaining more traction than ever before as businesses, government departments and schools try to remain afloat while flattening the pandemic curve. This migration ...

todayAugust 29, 2020

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FBI Reports on Linux Drovorub Malware

The FBI and the NSA released a report on the Russian-based malware that attacks Linux known as Drovorub (PDF) and it is an interesting read. Drovorub uses a kernel module rootkit and allows a remote attacker to control your computer, transfer files, and forward ports. And the kernel module takes ...

todayAugust 29, 2020

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Drovorub Malware – “Taking systems to the wood chipper”

On August 15th the NSA and FBI published a joint security alert containing details about a previously undisclosed Russian malware. The agencies say that the Linux strain malware has been developed and deployed in real-world attacks by Russian military hackers. The FBI says, “The Russian General Staff Main Intelligence Directorate ...

todayAugust 29, 2020

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University of Utah Pays $457K After Ransomware Attack | Threatpost

The University of Utah coughed up a $457,000 ransom payment after a ransomware attack hit the university’s servers, impacting undisclosed student and faculty related data. The Salt Lake City school, which has 24,485 undergraduate students and 8,333 graduate students enrolled, as well as 1,592 faculty members, was hit by the ...

todayAugust 29, 2020

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Trojans Overcome Mistakes To Stymie Satellites

Anthony Schuh, left, and Jeremiah Farrell celebrate after Schuh’s 35-yard touchdown run in Friday’s 23-20 win over South Central. InkFreeNews photos by Nick Goralcayk By Nick Goralczyk InkFreeNews UNION MILLS – Football has become more of a privilege this season than ever before. With an ever present uncertainty of just ...