ExCobalt Cyber Gang Targets Russian Sectors with New GoRed Backdoor

Jun 22, 2024NewsroomCyber Espionage / Threat Intelligence Russian organizations have been targeted by a cybercrime gang called ExCobalt using a previously unknown Golang-based backdoor known as GoRed. “ExCobalt focuses on cyber espionage and includes several members active since at least 2016 and presumably once part of the notorious Cobalt Gang,” Positive Technologies researchers Vladislav Lunin […]

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Warning: New Adware Campaign Targets Meta Quest App Seekers

Jun 22, 2024NewsroomPhishing Attack / Adware A new campaign is tricking users searching for the Meta Quest (formerly Oculus) application for Windows into downloading a new adware family called AdsExhaust. “The adware is capable of exfiltrating screenshots from infected devices and interacting with browsers using simulated keystrokes,” cybersecurity firm eSentire said in an analysis, adding […]

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Best OTT Releases of the Week to Binge-Watch

he biggest OTT release this week has to be TVF’s Kota Factory Season 3 on Netflix. The feel-good show follows the main aspirants in their final year of preparation as they juggle between preparing for JEE and board exams. Meanwhile, their star teacher, Jeetu Bhaiya, is fighting his own battles. Next in line is the […]

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Chinese Hackers Deploy SpiceRAT and SugarGh0st in Global Espionage Campaign

Jun 21, 2024NewsroomMalware / Threat Intelligence A previously undocumented Chinese-speaking threat actor codenamed SneakyChef has been linked to an espionage campaign primarily targeting government entities across Asia and EMEA (Europe, Middle East, and Africa) with SugarGh0st malware since at least August 2023. “SneakyChef uses lures that are scanned documents of government agencies, most of which […]

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TCS Will Build a Generative AI-Powered Platform for Xerox

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), the multinational IT service provider, announced signing a new deal with US-based Xerox on Friday. This deal expands the strategic partnership between the two companies and will let TCS build a cloud-native and generative artificial intelligence (AI) led digital platform for Xerox. The Mumbai-based IT giant will also create a cloud-first […]

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Military-themed Email Scam Spreads Malware to Infect Pakistani Users

Jun 21, 2024NewsroomPhishing Attack / Email Security Cybersecurity researchers have shed light on a new phishing campaign that has been identified as targeting people in Pakistan using a custom backdoor. Dubbed PHANTOM#SPIKE by Securonix, the unknown threat actors behind the activity have leveraged military-related phishing documents to activate the infection sequence. “While there are many […]

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SolarWinds Serv-U Vulnerability Under Active Attack – Patch Immediately

Jun 21, 2024NewsroomVulnerability / Data Protection A recently patched high-severity flaw impacting SolarWinds Serv-U file transfer software is being actively exploited by malicious actors in the wild. The vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2024-28995 (CVSS score: 8.6), concerns a directory transversal bug that could allow attackers to read sensitive files on the host machine. Affecting all versions […]

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