The Rise of “Bulletproof” Residential Networks

Cybercrooks increasingly are anonymizing their malicious traffic by routing it through residential broadband and wireless data connections. Most often, those connections are hacked computers, mobile phones, or home routers. But this is the story of a sprawling “bulletproof residential VPN” [ … ]

Microsoft Warns Of New BlueKeep‑like Flaws

Microsoft issued fixes for four critical vulnerabilities in Remote Desktop Services (RDS) this week, likening two of them to ‘BlueKeep’, another critical flaw in the same Windows component. All four Remote Code Execution (RCE) flaws – tracked as CVE‑2019‑1181, CVE‑2019‑1182, CVE‑2019‑1222 and CVE‑2019‑1226 – can be [ … ]

ECB Confirms Hacker Attack And Shuts Down One Of Its Websites

The European Central Bank (ECB) confirmed it suffered a breach that involved attackers injecting malware which led to a potential loss of data, and forced ECB to close down its Banks’ Integrated Reporting Dictionary (BIRD) website until further notice. https://twitter.com/LukaMilinkovi1/status/1163341582151671808 The ISBuzz Post: This [ … ]

Ransomware Hits Texas Local Governments

A ransomware attack hit 23 local government entities in Texas last week, the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) has revealed. read more http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Securityweek/~3/C4AlpNfw_rM/ransomware-hits-texas-local-governments

Organizations Expose Sensitive Data via Malware Analysis Sandboxes

Researchers at UK-based threat intelligence firm Cyjax have studied files submitted to three popular online malware analysis sandboxes and found that many of the publicly accessible files contain sensitive information. read more http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Securityweek/~3/F78iF47Yd7Q/organizations-expose-sensitive-data-malware-analysis-sandboxes

Webmin Backdoored for Over a Year

Webmin, the open source web-based interface for managing Linux and UNIX systems, contained a remote code execution vulnerability for more than a year and it’s believed to be an intentional backdoor. read more http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Securityweek/~3/a6f_7qLU_So/webmin-backdoored-over-year