Stantinko Botnet Now Targeting Linux Servers to Hide Behind Proxies

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An adware and coin-miner botnet targeting Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, and Kazakhstan at least since 2012 has now set its sights on Linux servers to fly under the radar. According to a new analysis published by Intezer today and shared with The Hacker News, the trojan masquerades as HTTPd, a commonly used program on Linux servers, and is a… Read more »

VMware discloses critical zero-day vulnerability in Workspace One

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VMware has released a workaround to address a critical zero-day in multiple VMware Workspace One components that allows attackers to execute commands on the host Linux and Windows operating systems using escalated privileges. Zero-days are publicly disclosed vulnerabilities not yet patched by the vendor. In some cases, zero-days are also actively exploited in the wild… Read more »

Facebook Messenger Bug Lets Hackers Listen to You Before You Pick Up the Call

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Facebook has patched a bug in its widely installed Messenger app for Android that could have allowed a remote attacker to call unsuspecting targets and listen to them before even they picked up the audio call. The flaw was discovered and reported to Facebook by Natalie Silvanovich of Google’s Project Zero bug-hunting team last month on October… Read more »

Cisco fixes WebEx bugs allowing ‘ghost’ attackers in meetings

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Cisco has fixed today three Webex Meetings security vulnerabilities that would have allowed unauthenticated remote attackers to join ongoing meetings as ghost participants. Cisco Webex is an online meeting and video conferencing software that can be used to schedule and join meetings. It also provides users with presentation, screen sharing, and recording capabilities. Cisco’s remote meetings… Read more »

New TroubleGrabber Discord malware steals passwords, system info

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TroubleGrabber, a new credential stealer discovered by Netskope security researchers, spreads via Discord attachments and uses Discord webhooks to deliver stolen information to its operators. Several threat actors use the new info stealer to target gamers on Discord servers and to steal their passwords and other sensitive information. Its capabilities are similar to another malware strain… Read more »