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Chinese-affiliated APT31 reportedly copied and reuse the NSA hacking code

  • The new Check Point research confirms previous findings.
  • It also gives more details on some undocumented exploits.
  • The malware used – dubbed ‘Jian’ – resembles the 2017 spyware, but it is more sophisticated.
February 28, 2021 by Thuranira John Kobia

Taiwanese electronics leader Foxconn becomes a victim of ransomware; attackers demand $34 million

Foxconn is one of the largest electronics manufacturers globally. The company has contracts with tech giants like Apple, Microsoft, Sony, Amazon, Nintendo, Huawei, Nokia, Cisco, Intel, Dell, HP, and many more. The multinational electronics deity has recently gone through a colossal ransomware attack at its North American Foxconn CTBG MX…
December 8, 2020 by Tiziana Piatos

After Chrome and Firefox; fake add-ons turn up to Microsoft’s Edge

Microsoft is highly known for Windows, computer software, and cloud services. The company also entered into the web browsing network coming up against the leading browsers like Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. With that, Microsoft is also up against a big battle in keeping away the abusive add-ons. Google and…
November 26, 2020 by Samuel Walker

New malware dubbed ModPipe identified; targets Oracle PoS systems

The ESET researchers have warned against a new malware working as a modular backdoor. It functions to give intruders access to the sensitive information of Point-of-Sale (PoS) systems. The malicious software is dubbed ModPipe. Primarily, cybersecurity researchers have warned both the hotel and hospital sectors to be wary of ModPipe.
December 24, 2020 by Samuel Walker

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