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  1. Sticky Werewolf Sticky Werewolf Expands Cyber Attack Targets in Russia and Belarus - Jun 10, 2024NewsroomCyber Espionage / Malware Cybersecurity researchers have disclosed details of a threat actor known as Sticky Werewolf that has been linked to cyber attacks targeting entities in Russia and Belarus. The phishing attacks were aimed at a pharmaceutical company, a Russian research institute dealing with microbiology and vaccine development, and the aviation sector, expanding beyond their initial focus of government organizations, Morphisec said in a report last week. "In previous campaigns, the infection… Continue Reading
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  3. Muhstik Botnet Muhstik Botnet Exploiting Apache RocketMQ Flaw to Expand DDoS Attacks - Jun 06, 2024NewsroomBotnet / DDoS Attack The distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) botnet known as Muhstik has been observed leveraging a now-patched security flaw impacting Apache RocketMQ to co-opt susceptible servers and expand its scale. "Muhstik is a well-known threat targeting IoT devices and Linux-based servers, notorious for its ability to infect devices and utilize them for cryptocurrency mining and launching Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks," Cloud security firm Aqua said in a report published this… Continue Reading
  4. RansomHub Actors Exploit ZeroLogon Vuln in Recent Ransomware Attacks RansomHub Actors Exploit ZeroLogon Vuln in Recent Ransomware Attacks - In contemporary assaults involving the ominously rising RansomHub ransomware, attackers have exploited the so-called ZeroLogon flaw within the Home windows Netlogon Far flung Protocol from 2020 (CVE-2020-1472) to realize preliminary get right of entry to to a sufferer's order. Previous to deploying the ransomware, the attackers have old a number of dual-use gear, together with far flung get right of entry to merchandise from firms like Atera and Splashtop and community scanners from NetScan amongst others,… Continue Reading
  5. Celebrity TikTok Accounts Compromised Celebrity TikTok Accounts Compromised Using Zero-Click Attack via DMs - Jun 05, 2024NewsroomCyber Attack / Online Security Popular video-sharing platform TikTok has acknowledged a security issue that has been exploited by threat actors to take control of high-profile accounts on the platform. The development was first reported by Semafor and Forbes, which detailed a zero-click account takeover campaign that allows malware propagated via direct messages to compromise brand and celebrity accounts without having to click or interact with it. It's currently unclear how many users… Continue Reading
  6. Cyber Attackers are Targeting Companies Associated With Paris Games Cyber Attackers are Targeting Companies Associated With Paris Games - Organisations linked to the Paris Olympics 2024 have an increased risk of cyber attacks, including ransomware, credential leaks and phishing campaigns, a study has found. Insikt Group, the threat research division of security firm Recorded Future, has already observed posts advertising access to Games-related organisations in France and compromised credentials using “paris2024[dot]org” domains on the Dark Web. These findings were published in a new report highlighting high-priority threats to the Games, based on an assessment… Continue Reading
  7. Decoy Dog Trojan Russian Power Companies, IT Firms, and Govt Agencies Hit by Decoy Dog Trojan - Jun 04, 2024NewsroomCyber Attack / Malware Russian organizations are at the receiving end of cyber attacks that have been found to deliver a Windows version of a malware called Decoy Dog. Cybersecurity company Positive Technologies is tracking the activity cluster under the name Operation Lahat, attributing it to an advanced persistent threat (APT) group called HellHounds. "The Hellhounds group compromises organizations they select and gain a foothold on their networks, remaining undetected for years," security… Continue Reading
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  9. AI Company Hugging Face Detects Unauthorized Access to Its Spaces Platform - Jun 01, 2024NewsroomAI-as-a-Service / Data Breach Artificial Intelligence (AI) company Hugging Face on Friday disclosed that it detected unauthorized access to its Spaces platform earlier this week. "We have suspicions that a subset of Spaces' secrets could have been accessed without authorization," it said in an advisory. Spaces offers a way for users to create, host, and share AI and machine learning (ML) applications. It also functions as a discovery service to look up AI… Continue Reading
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What are cybersecurity threats?

A cybersecurity threat is any malicious attack by an individual or organization to gain access to another individual’s or organization’s network to corrupt data or steal confidential information. Sometimes, the attacks destroy computer systems.
No company is immune from cyber attacks and the resulting data breaches. As cyber threats become increasingly sophisticated, businesses must ensure they implement the security necessary to safeguard their data and their networks.
However, before they can do that, organizations need to understand the types of threats they’ll be facing almost daily, including:

  • Trojan: A type of malicious software (malware) or code that acts as a legitimate application or file to trick a user into loading and executing the malware on his device. A Trojan’s goal is to damage or steal an organization’s data or otherwise inflict some harmful action on its network.
  • Virus: A malicious program aimed at infecting a company’s systems, destroying data and bringing its network to a standstill. A virus attaches itself to a program, file, or document and lies dormant until some event triggers the device to execute its code.
  • Phishing attacks: A type of social engineering that attempts to trick users into bypassing normal cybersecurity practices and giving up sensitive data, such as user names and passwords, bank account information, Social Security numbers, and credit card data. Typically, hackers send out phishing scam emails that appear to come from trusted senders, such as PayPal, eBay, financial institutions, as well as friends and co-workers. The cybercriminals try to get users to click on links in the emails that will redirect them to fraudulent websites that ask for personal information or install malware on their devices. Opening attachments sent with phishing emails can also install malware on users’ devices, or allow the hackers to control their devices remotely.
  • Ransomware is malicious software that infects your computer and displays messages demanding a fee to be paid in order for your system to work again. … It has the ability to lock a computer screen or encrypt important, predetermined files with a password.
  • Distributed denial of service (DDoS): A DDoS attack aims to take down a company’s website by overwhelming its servers with requests. In this attack, requests come from hundreds or thousands of IP addresses that have probably also been compromised and tricked into continuously requesting a company’s website. A DDoS attack overloads an organization’s servers, slows them down significantly or temporarily takes them offline. This prevents customers from accessing the website and completing orders.

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