MANTISTEK GK2 104 KEYBOARD HAS KEYLOGGING CAPABILITIES

The Mantistek GK2 104 Keyboard is discovered to have keylogging capabilities which secretly transmits users’ key logs using a Cloud Driver to an Alibaba Server based in China. The MantisTek GK2 is a modest mechanical keyboard console from China that costs half as much as the mechanical models from popular manufacturers.  Due to cheap costs, Read more…

 

FAKE WHATSAPP ON GOOGLE PLAY STORE DOWNLOADED BY MILLIONS

Around a million Android clients were tricked into downloading a phony form of the well-known messaging application WhatsApp claiming to be the official one.  The application was called “Update WhatsApp” accessible on official Google Play Store. WhatsApp Messenger is a freeware and cross-platform texting administration for smart phones.  It utilizes the Internet to make voice Read more…

 

ELMEDIA PLAYER CONTAINS MALICIOUS PROTON MALWARE

Specialists from ESET have found that the Elmedia Player download has been bound with Proton malware and has already breached a few Mac gadgets.  In spite of the fact that Apple has constantly averred that their gadgets are the most secure available, obviously, the Elmedia Player malware proves otherwise. The Proton malware was quietly added Read more…

 

3 APPS FROM GOOGLE PLAY WERE FOUND TO HAVE MINING MALWARE

Three apps from Google Play Store were discovered to contain malware used to secretly mine cryptocurrency. These apps were Recitiamo Santo Rosario Free, SafetyNet Wireless App, and Car Wallpaper HD: Mercedes, Ferrari, bmw and audi In cryptocurrency mining, resources such as CPU and GPU are utilized to contribute to the computing power of mining pools Read more…

 

THE CULPRIT BEHIND THE FIREEYE 2015 HACK ARRESTED

The hacker, yet to be publicly identified, who carried out the 2015 doxing attack against Mandiant, a FireEye owned firm based in Virginia, was arrested last 02 November 2017 by international law enforcers. FireEye is an international private cyber-security company known for their impenetrability and reliability.  FireEye conductions cyber-security operations for enormous companies and stands Read more…

 

BAD RABBIT DISCOVERED TO BE USING ETERNALROMANCE EXPLOIT FROM NSA

Recently, the Bad Rabbit ransomware was detected to be rapidly-spreading across Europe.  Now, it was discovered that the Bad Rabbit infection is using an exploit called EternalRomance which is believed to be one of the leaked NSA tools. The said ransomware functions like Petya ransomware.  Bad Rabbit is a ‘Win32/Diskcoder.D’ malware, a new but similar Read more…

 

The CoinHive Monero Mining Service was hacked using DNS Settings

The CoinHive website for Monero mining was hijacked so that the websites embedded by its code have purposely redirected their generated cryptocurrency to the attackers’ servers, instead of CoinHive’s official servers. The blooming popularity of cryptocurrencies was so rapid that even attackers have diverted their attention into these digital currencies rather than physical ones.  Attackers Read more…

 

DUHK ATTACK CAN RECOVER COMMON CRYPTOGRAPHIC KEYS

Another vulnerability set in the key-finding set of tools is now recently discovered – the DUHK attack or Don’t Use Hard-coded Keys.  DUHK can easily infiltrate devices using ANSI X9.31 Random Number Generator (RNG). Recently, several cryptographic key vulnerabilities were reported such as KRACK Wi-Fi attack and ROCA factorization attack. The mechanics of KRACK sums up Read more…

 

BAD RABBIT RANSOMWARE – A NEW RANSOMWARE ATTACK

A new globally-threatening ransomware emerged this year.   Dubbed as Bad Rabbit Ransomware, said ransomware is now rapidly spreading across Europe.  It has infected almost 200 major organizations in Russia, Ukraine, Turkey and Germany. Ransomware is a type of malware that prevents or limits users from accessing their system, either by locking the system’s screen or Read more…

 

U.S. WARNED ENERGY FIRMS OF POSSIBLE CYBER-ATTACKS

The US government, specifically the FBI and Homeland Security have warned energy firms regarding in the increasing number of cyber-threats this 2017. In September 2017, The Dragonfly hacking group have emerged and executed a wave of cyber-attacks against energy facilities in Europe and North America such as nuclear, energy, aviation, water and critical manufacturing industries. Read more…