Tag: Cyberattack

Trojanized IDA Pro
Detecting Trojanized IDA Pro Installers Distributed by Lazarus Hackers

The infamous Lazarus APT strikes again, with security professionals being under attack during the most recent campaign. State-sponsored actor leverages a pirated version of the widely-used IDA Pro reverse engineering application to compromise researchers’ devices with backdoors and remote access Trojans (RATs). NukeSpeed RAT Delivered via Trojanized IDA Pro  According to the research by ESET, […]

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Nobelium detection
NOBELIUM APT Attacks Global IT Supply Chain to Spy on Downstream Customers

Infamous Nobelium APT group strikes again! This time covert Russia-backed threat actor goes after technology service providers at a global scale to spy on their downstream customers. Hackers have targeted at least 140 IT service orgs since May 2021, with 14 of them being successfully compromised. NOBELIUM APT Group NOBELIUM APT group (APT29, CozyBear, and […]

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MysterySnail Attack Detection

Security experts from Kaspersky uncovered a sophisticated cyber-espionage campaign that leverages a zero-day bug in Windows (CVE-2021-40449) to attack IT firms, military contractors, and diplomatic institutions. The campaign was attributed to a China-backed APT group tracked as IronHusky. The hacker collective exploited a recently-discovered CVE-2021-40449 to infect systems with a previously unknown remote access Trojan […]

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Atom Silo Ransomware
Detecting Atom Silo Ransomware Infections

Ransomware actors attempt to stay at the forefront of the malicious trends in their strive for bigger profits. Recently, security researchers spotted a new threat actor leveraging a critical vulnerability in Atlassian Confluence (CVE-2021-26084) to proceed with ransomware infections. Dubbed Atom Silo, the gang relies on CVE-2021-26084 alongside several novel evasion techniques to fly under […]

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Microsoft Exchange ProxyShell Attack
Microsoft Exchange ProxyShell Attack Detection

Thousands of Microsoft Exchange servers remain vulnerable to ProxyShell remote code execution vulnerabilities despite the patches issued in April-May. To make things even worse, security researchers are observing a significant spike in scans for vulnerable Exchange servers, after the technical overview of the ProxyShell attack was revealed at the Black Hat conference on August 4-5, […]

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Pulse Connect Secure Patch Bypass
CVE-2021-22937 Detection: Patch Bypass Vulnerability in Pulse Connect Secure

Ivanti has addressed a critical security hole (CVE-2021-22937) that affects its Pulse Connect Secure VPNs. The flaw is a bypass of the patch issued in October last year to mitigate the CVE-2020-8260, a notorious bug that allows malicious admins to execute arbitrary code remotely with root privileges. CVE-2021-22937 Description According to the in-depth inquiry by […]

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PetitPotam Attack Detection
PetitPotam NTLM Relay Attack Detection

July continues to be an effortful month for Microsoft. After the critical PrintNightmare (CVE-2021-1675) and HiveNightmare (CVE-2021-36934) vulnerabilities, security researchers have identified a critical security gap that might result in a complete Windows domain compromise. The issue, dubbed PetitPotam, takes advantage of the Encrypting File System Remote Protocol (MS-EFSRPC) and allows attackers to proceed with […]

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DevilsTongue Detection
DevilsTongue Spyware Detection

Israeli spyware firm Candiru supplied zero-day exploits to the nation-baked actors globally, Microsoft and Citizen Lab revealed. According to the analysis, Candiru leveraged previously unknown zero-day bugs in Windows and Chrome to power its high-end spyware dubbed DevilsTongue. Although DevilsTongue was marketed as a “mercenary software” facilitating surveillance operations for government agencies, it was identified […]

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HiveNightmare (CVE-2021-36934) detection
Detect HiveNightmare (CVE-2021-36934) Exploitation Attempts

July 2021 proceeds to be a really hot and tough month in terms of the loud cybersecurity events. While the world of cyber is still recovering from PrintNighmare vulnerability (CVE-2021-1675), Kaseya supply chain attack, and SolarWinds Serv-U zero-day (CVE-2021-35211), Windows has officially announced a new notorious flaw within its products. A recently disclosed HiveNightmare (aka […]

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WildPressure Malware Detection

WildPressure ATP group, known for its repeating attacks against the oil and gas sector in the Middle East, has recently upgraded its malicious toolkit with a new version of Milum Trojan. The enhancements made to the strain allow adversaries to compromise macOS devices alongside traditional Windows systems. According to security experts, the Trojan is able […]

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