New Linux Cryptominining Malware Developed with Shc in the Wild

On January 4, 2023, Ahn Lab Security Response Center (ASEC) researchers reported the technical details of a new Linux malware written using Shc delivering a cryptocurrency miner. ASEC researchers assess that the campaign is primarily targeting unspecified systems in South Korea. According to ASEC researchers, the malware authenticates through a dictionary attack on Linux SSH…

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New Report Examines Holiday Season Cyber Threat Trends in Retail and Hospitality

Vienna, VA (November 7, 2022) – The Retail & Hospitality Information Sharing and Analysis Center (RH-ISAC) today released its Holiday Season Cyber Threat Trends report, which examines the threat landscape facing the retail and hospitality sector during the holiday season, typically the busiest time of year for these industries. According to the report, QakBot, Emotet, Agent…

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New Backdoor “Maggie” Targets Microsoft SQL Servers with Focus on APAC Region

Context On October 4, 2022, DCSO CyTec security researchers reported the technical details of a new backdoor malware targeting Microsoft SQL servers they dubbed “Maggie.” According to researchers, the Maggie backdoor can bruteforce logins to other MSSQL servers and add a new hardcoded backdoor user after bruteforcing administrator logins. Researchers did not investigate if and…

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New Intelligence Trends Report Analyzes Cyber Threats in the Retail, Hospitality, and Travel Sectors

Vienna, VA (September 29, 2022) – The Retail & Hospitality Information Sharing and Analysis Center (RH-ISAC) today released the first-ever public version of the Retail & Hospitality Intelligence Trends Summary, which analyzes trends in the cyberthreat landscape for the retail, hospitality, and travel sectors. The report sheds light on the top threats and malware families reported…

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Preventing Ransomware Attacks with Threat Intelligence Sharing

https://youtu.be/bgAbz3PQBAs In the last few years, ransomware planning has become a priority for cyber teams, with 85% of organizations in Fortinet’s 2021 Global Threat Landscape Report reporting ransomware as their biggest security concern. Similarly, ransomware resilience planning topped the list of CISO initiatives for 2022 in RH-ISAC’s recent Benchmark Report. Ransomware resilience planning tends to…

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