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Day: February 14, 2018

New Twists In ‘Olympic Destroyer’ Malware – Found Credential Theft and Erase Files

CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary on more Olympic Destroyer This story from threatpost.com talks about how researchers found new wrinkles in the “Olympic Destroyer” malware attack on the PyeongChang Winter Olympics in South Korea. Cisco Talos researchers now believe the Olympic Destroyer malware will also erase files on shared network drives. Initially, researchers thought malware was only for

DoubleDoor, a new IoT Botnet bypasses firewall using two backdoor exploits

CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary on IoT Botnet Bypasses Firewall Today I came across this story from securityaffairs.co that looks to Security researchers that have discovered a new type of IoT botnet bypass firewall known as DoubleDoor, which can bypass firewalls and modem security using two backdoor vulnerabilities. IoT devices remain the privileged target of cybercriminals and cyber attackers

Deciphering the Confucius’ Cyberespionage Operations Online Chat and Dating Unveiled

CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary on Confucius’ Cyberespionage Operations A must-read story from blog.trendmicro.com opens up a surprise in today’s online chatting and dating scene, romantic fraud is not uncommon, with Elvis Presley and West African cybercriminals using the emotion of the victim forced the bank account cashed in. It’s weird (maybe underreporting), but seeing it used

Shock horror! Telegram Messaging App Proves Insecure Yet Again!

CyberWisdom Safe Harbor Commentary on Telegram messaging app: theregister.co.uk and securityaffair.co lays out how Telegram has fixed a security hole in its desktop application that hackers spent months crafting vulnerabilities to install remote-control malware and cryptocurrency mines on vulnerable Windows PCs. Kaspersky researcher, Alexey Firsh at Kaspersky Lab last discovered a zero-day vulnerability in the desktop