Security researchers at Netlab have spotted a new Android mining botnet, dubbed ADB.miner, that targets devices with ADB interface open.
An international operation conducted by law enforcement allowed to dismantle the crime ring behind the Luminosity RAT. US authorities also announced to took down the global cyber theft ring known as Infraud Organization.
Good news for the Popular British hacktivist Lauri Love that will not be extradited to US, UK Court Ruled. The list of victims of the hacker includes the FBI, the Federal Reserve Bank NASA and the US Missile Defence Agency..
For the second time, CISCO issues a security patch to fix a critical vulnerability in CISCO Adaptive Security Appliance. The company confirmed that threat actors are already attempting to exploit itare already attempting to exploit itin the wild .
Crooks and experts devised new methods to exfiltrate data from compromised systems. Researchers at Forcepoint discovered a new piece of malware dubbed UDPOS that exfiltrates credit card data DNS queries.
The week ended with the discovery of an unpatchable flaw in Nintendo Switch bootROM by fail0verflow hacker group that exploited it to runs Linux OS on the console.
Pierluigi Paganini is member of the ENISA (European Union Agency for Network and Information Security) Threat Landscape Stakeholder Group and Cyber G7 Group, he is also a Security Evangelist, Security Analyst and Freelance Writer.
Editor-in-Chief at "Cyber Defense Magazine", Pierluigi is a cyber security expert with over 20 years experience in the field, he is Certified Ethical Hacker at EC Council in London. The passion for writing and a strong belief that security is founded on sharing and awareness led Pierluigi to find the security blog "Security Affairs" recently named a Top National Security Resource for US.
Pierluigi is a member of the "The Hacker News" team and he is a writer for some major publications in the field such as Cyber War Zone, ICTTF, Infosec Island, Infosec Institute, The Hacker News Magazine and for many other Security magazines.
Author of the Books "The Deep Dark Web" and “Digital Virtual Currency and Bitcoin”.