A Toshiba unit said it was hacked by the DarkSide ransomware group, overshadowing an announcement of a strategic review for the Japanese conglomerate under pressure from activist shareholders to seek out suitors.
Colonial Pipeline Co. paid nearly $5 million to Eastern European hackers on Friday, contradicting reports earlier this week that the company had no intention of paying an extortion fee to help restore the country’s largest fuel pipeline, according to two people familiar with the transaction.
PHP Object Injection is an application level vulnerability that could allow an attacker to perform different kinds of malicious attacks, such as Code Injection, SQL Injection, Path Traversal and Application Denial of Service, depending on the context.
Bleeping Computer has recently shared details of a Lorenz ransomware that has recently appeared on the radar. The ransomware is active for about a month and has since targeted numerous firms. In brief, ransomware, just like all others, aims at extracting money from businesses by taking over their networks. After infection, Lorenz spreads laterally on the target network to reach Windows domain admin credentials.
A highly sophisticated Crypter-as-a-Service (CaaS) has been discovered delivering various RAT families onto targeted systems. Researchers from Morphisec named this service Snip3 based on the common denominator username discovered inside the PDB indicator of an earlier variant.
One more Android banking trojan TeaBot has surfaced online that does not belong to any of the existing trojan families. This malware is currently running active campaigns against banks in different European countries.
The next version of Windows is called the May 2021 Update and will be a minor service pack style with a strong focus on quality improvements for enterprise customers. Later this year, Microsoft will release the first major update of the year codenamed “Windows 10 version 21H2.” In addition to a new start menu, we are also expecting a number of improvements to existing features, such as the Windows Settings app.