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Keep it, Tweak it, Trash it – What to do with Aging Tech in an Era of Consolidation

Keep it, Tweak it, Trash it – What to do with Aging Tech in an Era of Consolidation

Security vendor consolidation is picking up steam with good reason. Everyone wants to improve security efficiency and effectiveness while paying for less.

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New Mystic Stealer Malware Targets 40 Web Browsers and 70 Browser Extensions

New Mystic Stealer Malware Targets 40 Web Browsers and 70 Browser Extensions

A new information-stealing malware called Mystic Stealer has been found to steal data from about 40 different web browsers and over 70 web browser extensions.
First advertised on April 25, 2023, for $150 per month, the malware also targets cryptocurrency wallets, Steam, and Telegram, and employs extensive mechanisms to resist analysis.
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Chinese UNC4841 Group Exploits Zero-Day Flaw in Barracuda Email Security Gateway

Chinese UNC4841 Group Exploits Zero-Day Flaw in Barracuda Email Security Gateway

A suspected China-nexus threat actor dubbed UNC4841 has been linked to the exploitation of a recently patched zero-day flaw in Barracuda Email Security Gateway (ESG) appliances since October 2022.
"UNC4841 is an espionage actor behind this wide-ranging campaign in support of the People’s Republic of China," Google-owned Mandiant said in a new report published today, describing the group as "   Read More 

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Recent developments in the cyber underworld. Recent Russian cyberespionage against Ukraine and its sympathizers.

Recent developments in the cyber underworld. Recent Russian cyberespionage against Ukraine and its sympathizers.

Chinese threat actor exploits Barracuda vulnerability. Upgraded Android GravityRAT can exfiltrate WhatsApp messages from an infected device. Cybercriminals pose as security researchers. The Vidar threat operation. New Romanian hacking group described. Shuckworm collects intelligence (and may support targeting). The GRU’s Cadet Blizzard operation.   Read More 

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Ransomware Hackers and Scammers Utilizing Cloud Mining to Launder Cryptocurrency

Ransomware Hackers and Scammers Utilizing Cloud Mining to Launder Cryptocurrency

Ransomware actors and cryptocurrency scammers have joined nation-state actors in abusing cloud mining services to launder digital assets, new findings reveal.
"Cryptocurrency mining is a crucial part of our industry, but it also holds special appeal to bad actors, as it provides a means to acquire money with a totally clean on-chain original source," blockchain analytics firm Chainalysis said in   Read More 

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CISA Alert AA23-165A – Understanding Ransomware Threat Actors: LockBit.

CISA Alert AA23-165A – Understanding Ransomware Threat Actors: LockBit.

CISA, FBI, the MS-ISAC, and international partners are releasing this Cybersecurity Advisory to detail LockBit ransomware incidents and provide recommended mitigations to enable network defenders to proactively improve their organization’s defenses against this ransomware operation.   Read More 

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