Last week, the Russian central bank revealed unknown hackers have stolen roughly $6 million from a Russian bank last year via SWIFT system.
Hackers continue to show a great interest in cryptocurrency.
Google Project Zero hackers disclosed details of an unpatched vulnerability in the Edge browser because Microsoft failed to address it within a 90-day deadline.
Google white hackers disclosed also critical vulnerabilities in uTorrent clients that could be easily exploited by the researchers to deliver a malware on the target computer or view the past downloads.
The former NSA hacker and malware researcher Patrick Wardle spotted a new remote access Trojan dubbed Coldroot RAT. The Coldroot RAT is a cross-platform malware that is targeting MacOS systems and the bad news is that AV software is not able to detect it.
Intel released a stable microcode update to address the Spectre vulnerability for its Skylake, Kaby Lake, and Coffee Lake processors in all their various variants.
State-sponsored hackers are often active and are expanding their horizons:
SamSam Ransomware hit the Colorado Department of Transportation Agency that shut Down 2,000 Computers after the infection.
FBI warns of spike in phishing campaigns to gather W-2 information.
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(Security Affairs – cybersecurity, cyberweek)