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Day: January 27, 2018

First ATM “jackpot” Attacks Hit U.S. ATMs – Cash Robbery

CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary on ATM “jackpot” krebsonsecurity.com highlights a surprising malicious new crime onATM machine called ATM “jackpot” – a sophisticated criminal act in which thieves install malware and/or hardware at ATMs and force machines to distribute large amounts of cash on request – have long been a threat to European and Asian banks but are

Over 2,000 WordPress Sites infected by 2nd Keylogger CoinHive Campaign

CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary on WordPress Sites Infections Threatpost.com educates a revealing occurrence that more than 2,000 WordPress sites are infected with a malicious script that provides both a keylogger and CoinHive, an encrypted currency miner in the browser. Researchers at Sucuri have found that more than 5,500 WordPress sites have been infected with recent activity and

NotPetya attack totally destroyed Maersk’s computer network: Chairman

CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary: A must-read story from scmagazine.com mentions how  Maersk company’s chairman told the Davos World Economic Forum that the shipping giant and NotPetya victim Maersk had to replace tens of thousands of servers and computers after a ransomware attack on June 17. Jim Hagemann Snabe, Chairman of Maersk Board of Directors, who

Cryptominers Halting Businesses Using Fileless Attacks

CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary Cryptominers with Fileless Attacks: A must-read story from scmagazine.com sheds light on the recent increase in cyber-attacks in organizations that use crypto-currency mining tools shows the tendency of cybercriminals to use cybercriminals for more damaging and destructive attacks. Researchers at CrowdStrike pointed out that in some cases, cryptomining software halted business

Monero Crypto-Currency Mining Operation impacted 30 Million users

CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary on Monero Crypto-Currency Mining Operation Today I came across this story from securityaffairs.co that says things we gleam over, but Security experts from Palo Alto Networks found a massive crypto-currency mining business involving about 30 million systems worldwide. Security experts from Palo Alto Networks have found a massive crypto-currency mining activity has been