Dropbox Sign customer data accessed in breach

Dropbox is reporting a recent “security incident” in which an attacker gained unauthorized access to the Dropbox Sign (formerly HelloSign) production environment. During this access, the attacker had access to Dropbox Sign customer information. Dropbox Sign is a platform that allows customers to digitally sign, edit, and track documents. The accessed customer information includes email […]

LayerX Security Raises $24M for Browser Security: Empowering Secure Remote Work

By Cyber Newswire Early adoption by Fortune 100 companies worldwide, LayerX already secures more users than any other browser security solution and enables unmatched security, performance and experience   This is a post from HackRead.com Read the original post: LayerX Security Raises $24M for Browser Security: Empowering Secure Remote Work

Muddling Meerkat Group Suspected of Espionage via Great Firewall of China

By Deeba Ahmed Uncover the “Muddling Meerkat,” a China-linked threat actor manipulating the DNS. Infoblox research reveals a sophisticated group with deep DNS expertise and potential ties to the Great Firewall. Learn their tactics and how to stay protected. This is a post from HackRead.com Read the original post: Muddling Meerkat Group Suspected of Espionage […]

Stories from the SOC – Combating “Security Alert” Scams

Executive Summary The “Security Alert” scam is a prevalent tech-support fraud that threatens both Windows and Apple users. It exploits the trust of users by masquerading as an official support site, using fake pop-up warnings to lure users into dialing scam phone numbers by conveying a sense of urgency. The ultimate goal is gaining remote […]

Volatile Data Acquisition from Live Linux Systems: Part I

The content of this post is solely the responsibility of the author.  AT&T does not adopt or endorse any of the views, positions, or information provided by the author in this article.  In the domain of digital forensics, volatile data assumes a paramount role, characterized by its ephemeral nature. Analogous to fleeting whispers in a […]

Sifting through the spines: identifying (potential) Cactus ransomware victims

Authored by Willem Zeeman and Yun Zheng Hu This blog is part of a series written by various Dutch cyber security firms that have collaborated on the Cactus ransomware group, which exploits Qlik Sense servers for initial access. To view all of them please check the central blog by Dutch special interest group Cyberveilig Nederland […]

Android Malware Vultur Expands Its Wingspan

Authored by Joshua Kamp Executive summary The authors behind Android banking malware Vultur have been spotted adding new technical features, which allow the malware operator to further remotely interact with the victim’s mobile device. Vultur has also started masquerading more of its malicious activity by encrypting its C2 communication, using multiple encrypted payloads that are […]

Applying the Tyson Principle to Cybersecurity: Why Attack Simulation is Key to Avoiding a KO

Picture a cybersecurity landscape where defenses are impenetrable, and threats are nothing more than mere disturbances deflected by a strong shield. Sadly, this image of fortitude remains a pipe dream despite its comforting nature. In the security world, preparedness is not just a luxury but a necessity. In this context, Mike Tyson’s famous adage, “Everyone […]

Cryptominers Targeting Misconfigured Apache Hadoop and Flink with Rootkit in New Attacks

Cybersecurity researchers have identified a new attack that exploits misconfigurations in Apache Hadoop and Flink to deploy cryptocurrency miners within targeted environments. “This attack is particularly intriguing due to the attacker’s use of packers and rootkits to conceal the malware,” Aqua security researchers Nitzan Yaakov and Assaf Morag said in an analysis published earlier

Act Now: CISA Flags Active Exploitation of Microsoft SharePoint Vulnerability

The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has added a critical security vulnerability impacting Microsoft SharePoint Server to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities (KEV) catalog, citing evidence of active exploitation. The issue, tracked as CVE-2023-29357 (CVSS score: 9.8), is a privilege escalation flaw that could be exploited by an attacker to gain