National CSIRT-CY | National Computer Security Incident Response Team of Cyprus

Η Εθνική Ομάδα Αντιμετώπισης Ηλεκτρονικών Επιθέσεων προβλέπει την αύξηση της ηλεκτρονικής ασφαλείας ενισχύοντας την προστασία του κυβερνοχώρου των Εθνικών Κρίσιμων Πληροφοριακών Υποδομών, των τραπεζών και των παροχών επικοινωνίας της Κυπριακής Δημοκρατίας.

06 Ιουλίου 2020

Two days after patches for critical F5 BIG-IP vulnerability were released, security researchers have started publicly posting proof-of-concept (PoC) exploits show how easy it is to exploit these devices.

02 Ιουλίου 2020

As soon as security researchers uncovered the activity of GoldenSpy backdoor, the actor behind it fell back and delivered an uninstall tool to remove all traces of the malware.

30 Ιουνίου 2020

Open systems, open data, and open-source software provide a means to promote greater transparency, public trust, and user participation. But what happens when adversaries can abuse the same systems?

29 Ιουνίου 2020

The Australian government released an advisory late last week about increased cyber activity from a state actor against networks belonging to its agencies and companies in the country.

26 Ιουνίου 2020

Microsoft’s Defender ATP Research Team today issued guidance on how to defend against attacks targeting Exchange servers by blocking malicious activity identified with the help of behavior-based detection.

26 Ιουνίου 2020

The dust is far from settled following the disclosure of the 19 vulnerabilities in the TCP/IP stack from Treck, collectively referred to as Ripple20, which could help attackers take full control of vulnerable devices on the network.

24 Ιουνίου 2020

The Russian cybercrime group known as Evil Corp has added a new ransomware to its arsenal called WastedLocker. This ransomware is used in targeted attacks against the enterprise.

23 Ιουνίου 2020

Researchers reported on Monday that hackers are now exploiting Google’s Analytics service to stealthily pilfer credit card information from infected e-commerce sites.

19 Ιουνίου 2020

In a series of data breach notifications, IT services giant Cognizant has stated that unencrypted data was most likely accessed and stolen during an April Maze Ransomware attack.

19 Ιουνίου 2020

Cisco today released security updates to address two high severity vulnerabilities found in the Cisco Webex Meetings Desktop App for Windows and macOS that could allow unprivileged attackers to run programs and code on vulnerable machines.

16 Ιουνίου 2020

Scammers are targeting website owners with blackmail messages asking them to pay ransoms between €1,500 and €3,000 in bitcoins to avoid having their sites’ databases leaked and their reputation destroyed.

14 Ιουνίου 2020

New tools attributed to the Russia-linked Gamaredon hacker group include a module for Microsoft Outlook that creates custom emails with malicious documents and sends them to a victim’s contacts.

09 Ιουνίου 2020

A vulnerability in the Universal Plug and Play protocol implemented in billions of devices can be exploited to exfiltrate data, turn them into bots for distributed denial-of-service attacks (DDoS), and scan internal networks.

04 Ιουνίου 2020

The newly revealed USBCulprit malware is used by a group known as Cycldek, Conimes, or Goblin Panda and is designed for compromising air-gapped devices via USB.

03 Ιουνίου 2020

Joomla, one of the most popular Open-source content management systems (CMS), last week announced a new data breach impacting 2,700 users who have an account with its resources directory (JRD) website, i.e.,

03 Ιουνίου 2020

Apple recently paid Indian vulnerability researcher Bhavuk Jain a huge $100,000 bug bounty for reporting a highly critical vulnerability affecting its ‘Sign in with Apple‘ system.

02 Ιουνίου 2020

Classified initially as a malware loader, Valak has morphed into an information stealer that targets Microsoft Exchange servers to rob email login credentials and certificates from enterprises.

28 Μαΐου 2020

Chinese security firm Qihoo 360 Netlab said it partnered with tech giant Baidu to disrupt a malware botnet infecting over hundreds of thousands of systems.

26 Μαΐου 2020

Οι εκστρατείες Phishing εξακολουθούν να χρησιμοποιούν την πανδημία COVID-19 ώστε να ενθαρρύνουν πιθανά θύματα να ακολουθήσουν κακόβουλους συνδέσμους. Σκοπός  τους, η υποκλοπή των διαπιστευτηρίων του χρήστη (username/password) επιτρέποντάς τους να αποκτήσουν πρόσβαση σε λογαριασμούς και δίκτυα που ανήκουν σε άτομα ή/και επιχειρήσεις.

26 Μαΐου 2020

ESET security researchers have discovered a new version of the ComRAT backdoor controlled using the Gmail web interface and used by the state-backed Russian hacker group Turla for harvesting and stealing in attacks against governmental institutions.

ENISA: Cyber threats require heightened defences

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