Some WhatsApp mods, which are unofficial versions of the app, have been found to contain hidden spyware. This spyware is designed to steal personal information from your device. It’s alarming because it could put your privacy at risk. What are WhatsApp Mods? WhatsApp mods are unofficial, altered versions of the popular messaging app WhatsApp. There… Continue reading Malicious WhatsApp Mods Spread Through Telegram
IoT malware has been a major concern over the last decade. However, trends show that things are turning even worse – recent ZScaler research shows a 400% growth in IoT malware attacks in 2023 only. And most likely, it will become worse. Massive jump in attacks on IoT infrastructure According to the study, the number… Continue reading IoT Malware Attacks Grow by 400% in 2023
Over the past few years, DarkGate has been relatively inactive. However, several campaign deployments have been detected this year across the Americas, Asia, the Middle East, and Africa. They started to aim at Microsoft apps, such as Skype and Teams, for spreading to target systems. What is DarkGate Loader? DarkGate Loader is a type of… Continue reading Skype & Microsoft Teams Spam Spreads DarkGate Loader
Computer viruses really resemble real ones. They can infect thousands of computers in a matter of minutes, which is why we call their outbreak an epidemic. It’s hard to imagine how we could live without antivirus software now, but once it was a reality. But which virus was the most dangerous? I’ve compiled a list… Continue reading TOP 10 Most Dangerous Computer Viruses In History
On Tuesday, the US authorities announced that as a result of the international law enforcement operation “Duck Hunt,” the infamous Qakbot malware platform, which is linked to Russia, was destroyed. Cybercriminals actively use it to commit various financial crimes. Though, cybersecurity experts are not sure how deadly this operation was to the botnet. They predict… Continue reading QakBot Botnet Dismantled, But Can It Return?
A new DarkGate malware deployment campaign has caught the attention of cybersecurity researchers. This was fueled by the developer’s decision to lease its product to a limited number of affiliates. DarkGate Malware Activity Spikes as Developer Rents Out It According to cybersecurity researchers, a new DarkGate malware campaign made a fuss. It spreads through phishing… Continue reading DarkGate Loader Expands Activity, Delivers Ransomware
Cybercriminals used stealthy malware to create a botnet of 400,000 proxy servers. Although the company providing the proxy services claims that users voluntarily provided their devices, experts believe otherwise. A botnet of 400,000 proxy servers Cybersecurity researchers recently discovered a botnet with more than 400,000 existing proxy nodes. At first glance, the attackers appear as… Continue reading Botnet of 400,000 Devices Used as Proxy Nodes Uncovered
The Malware world evolves constantly, and it would be reckless to ignore newcomers and their potential. Meduza Stealer appears to be a pretty potent stealer variant with its unique features and marketing model. Additionally, this malware may be considered a firstling of a new malware generation – one which breaks old geolocation filtering rules. What… Continue reading Meduza Stealer: What Is It & How Does It Work?
Hackers actively use driver signature spoofing, which originates from a loophole in Windows kernel-mode drivers handling mechanism. They heavily bear on open-source utilities that were primarily designed for temporal circumvention of drivers signing, which is a far too big delay when it comes to evaluations. Cybercriminals though do not do any tests, and do hit… Continue reading Forged Driver Signatures Exploited In The Wild
Scammers are using a misleading GitHub page to distribute Legion Stealer to fans of rogue PUBG games. Under the guise of cheats, users download malware. Legion Stealer Attacks PUBG Players Cyble Research and Intelligence Labs (CRIL) recently uncovered a fraudulent GitHub page pretending to be a PUBG bypass hack project. However, instead of providing game… Continue reading Legion Stealer targeting PUBG players