• Google removes 17 Joker -infected apps from the Play Store
    by Pierluigi Paganini on September 27, 2020 at 1:33 pm

    Google removed this week 17 Android apps from its Play Store because they were infected with the Joker (aka Bread) malware, Zscaler revealed. Security researchers from Zscaler spotter 17 apps in the Play Store that were infected with the Joker (Bread) malware. The Joker malware is a malicious code camouflaged as a system app and The post Google removes 17 Joker -infected apps from the Play Store appeared first on Security Affairs.

  • Security Affairs newsletter Round 283
    by Pierluigi Paganini on September 27, 2020 at 10:37 am

    A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived! Every week the best security articles from Security Affairs free for you in your email box. IPG Photonics high-performance laser developer hit with ransomware Mozi Botnet is responsible for most of the IoT Traffic Alleged Activision hack, 500,000 Call Of Duty players impacted DHS CISA orders The post Security Affairs newsletter Round 283 appeared first on Security Affairs.

  • Apple addresses four vulnerabilities in macOS
    by Pierluigi Paganini on September 27, 2020 at 9:48 am

    Apple this week released security updates to address a total of four vulnerabilities affecting macOS Catalina, High Sierra and Mojave. Apple on Thursday announced to have patched four vulnerabilities affecting macOS Catalina, High Sierra and Mojave. “This document describes the security content of macOS Catalina 10.15.7, Security Update 2020-005 High Sierra, Security Update 2020-005 Mojave.” The post Apple addresses four vulnerabilities in macOS appeared first on Security Affairs.

  • Microsoft took down 18 Azure AD apps used by Chinese Gadolinium APT
    by Pierluigi Paganini on September 27, 2020 at 9:28 am

    Microsoft removed 18 Azure Active Directory applications from its Azure portal that were created by a Chinese-linked APT group Gadolinium. Microsoft announced this week to have removed 18 Azure Active Directory applications from its Azure portal that were created by a China-linked cyber espionage group tracked as APT group Gadolinium (aka APT40, or Leviathan). The 18 The post Microsoft took down 18 Azure AD apps used by Chinese Gadolinium APT appeared first on Security Affairs.

  • A powerful DDoS attack hit Hungarian banks and telecoms services
    by Pierluigi Paganini on September 26, 2020 at 6:02 pm

    Hungarian financial institutions and telecommunications infrastructure were hit by a powerful DDoS attack originating from servers in Russia, China and Vietnam A powerful DDoS attack hit some Hungarian banking and telecommunication services that briefly disrupted them. According to telecoms firm Magyar Telekom, the attack took place on Thursday and was launched from servers in Russia, The post A powerful DDoS attack hit Hungarian banks and telecoms services appeared first on Security Affairs.

  • Victims of ThunderX ransomware can recover their files for free
    by Pierluigi Paganini on September 26, 2020 at 4:06 pm

    Good news for the victims of the ThunderX ransomware, cybersecurity firm Tesorion has released a decryptor to recover their files for free. Cybersecurity firm Tesorion has released a free decryptor for the ThunderX ransomware that allows victims to recover their files. ThunderX is ransomware that appeared in the threat landscape recently, infections were discovered at the The post Victims of ThunderX ransomware can recover their files for free appeared first on Security Affairs.

  • Hackers stole more than $150 million from KuCoin cryptocurrency exchange
    by Pierluigi Paganini on September 26, 2020 at 10:20 am

    Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange KuCoin disclosed a security breach, hackers stole $150 million from its hot wallets. Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange KuCoin disclosed a major security incident, the hackers breached its hot wallets and stole all the funds, around $150 million. Deposits and withdrawals have been temporarily suspended while the company is investigating the security incident. “We The post Hackers stole more than $150 million from KuCoin cryptocurrency exchange appeared first on Security Affairs.

  • Source Code of Windows XP, Server 2003 leaked
    by Pierluigi Paganini on September 25, 2020 at 9:57 pm

    The source code for Microsoft’s Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 operating systems was published as a torrent file on bulletin board website 4chan. The source code for Microsoft’s Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 operating systems was published as a torrent file on the bulletin board website 4chan. This is the first time that The post Source Code of Windows XP, Server 2003 leaked appeared first on Security Affairs.

  • Texas Software Provider Reports Cyber-attack
    on September 25, 2020 at 7:50 pm

    Texas provider of software services to American schools reports cyber-attack

  • Twitter warns developers of possible API keys leak
    by Pierluigi Paganini on September 25, 2020 at 7:02 pm

    Twitter is warning developers that their API keys, access tokens, and access token secrets may have been exposed in a browser’s cache. Twitter is sending emails to developers to warn them that their API keys, access tokens, and access token secrets may have been exposed in a browser’s cache. According to the social media firm, The post Twitter warns developers of possible API keys leak appeared first on Security Affairs.