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OSX.CpuMeaner: New Cryptocurrency Mining Trojan Targets macOS

(Image source: Beware of traps, by Carmen) In this post, we analyze a new cryptocurrency mining trojan targeting macOS. The malware hides in the pledge to download pirated applications and secretly mines Monero crypto-currency with the user’s hardware. While the idea is similar to OSX.Pwnet, the means and method of implementation are closer to that […]

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Weekly Recap of Cybersecurity News 11/3

In case you missed it, here are some of the biggest stories in cybersecurity from the past week!   Data Breaches Rose By 164% in First Half Of 2017 Data protection systems were a sieve in the first half of this year, according to a study by Gemalto, a digital security firm based in Europe. […]

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Weekly Recap of Cybersecurity News 10/27

In case you missed it, here are some of the biggest stories in cybersecurity from the past week! U.S. warns public about attacks on energy, industrial firms The U.S government issued a rare public warning about hacking campaigns targeting energy and industrial firms, the latest evidence that cyber-attacks present an increasing threat to the power […]

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Weekly Recap of Cybersecurity News 10/20

In case you missed it, here are some of the biggest stories in cybersecurity from the past week! Update Every Device — This KRACK Hack Kills Your Wi-Fi Privacy It’s time to get patching again. Another widespread vulnerability affecting practically everyone and everything that uses Wi-Fi was revealed on Monday, allowing hackers to decrypt and […]

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Weekly Recap of Cybersecurity News 10/13

In case you missed it, here are some of the biggest stories in cybersecurity from the past week! Israel Caught Russian Hackers Scouring the World for U.S. Secrets It was a case of spies watching spies watching spies: Israeli intelligence officers looked on in real time as Russian government hackers searched computers around the world […]

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OSX.Pwnet.A – CS: GO Hack and Sneaky Miner

(Photo source: Pony Strike: Global Offense by FilipinoNinja95) We recently found a hack for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive on macOS that is also a trojan that could mine CryptoCurrencies without user consent. According to VirusTotal Retrohunt, the threat is in the wild since the beginning of July 2017. Warning: At the time of this writing, all […]

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Introducing: SentinelOne Enterprise Risk Index

SentinelOne’s new Enterprise Risk Index (ERI) provides new evidence of the proportion of attacks that simply cannot be stopped by traditional, static, file inspection security solutions. It’s further proof that attack methods have rendered AV redundant. The ERI is intended as a resource on the commonly encountered threat vectors seen in production environments, as well […]

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SentinelOne Detects Shadow Broker Binaries with DFI

Waves of panic were sent through the cybersecurity community as suspected NSA spying tools were released by the Shadow Broker group. What appeared to be potentially one of the most damaging releases of nation-state tool, zero-day exploits was quickly neutralized. Microsoft came forward to announce that although the files contained about 20 different Windows-based exploits, […]

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NSA Hackers Release Last Cache of Stolen Hacking Tools

APTs aren’t exactly a regimented bunch. They spring up, release a list of breached credentials, merge with other groups, disappear, and then return under suspicious circumstances. This is all par for the course, which is why it’s no surprise that the APT group known as “The Shadow Brokers” have announced that they’re going dark for […]

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