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Rainbow Six Siege Cheats Installs Bitcoin Mining Malware in Cheaters' PCs – TalkEsport

Recently leaked messages from a Discord server of a Rainbow 6 Siege cheat have revealed the presence of bitcoin miners inside the free R6 cheat. The leaked Discord message that was shared to Twitter by the Anti-Cheat Police Department shows a bot confirming the presence of the miner inside the …

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Bot 'FreakOut' leverages three critical vulnerabilities to attack Linux systems | SC Media – SC Magazine

Oracle Co-Founder Larry Ellison delivers a keynote address at the Oracle OpenWorld conference in 2006. Researchers discovered a new Internet Relay Chat (IRC) bot Tuesday that exploited three vulnerabilities to launch distributed denial of service attacks, cryptomining and other security lapses on Linux systems. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Researchers discovered a …

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CursedGrabber strikes again: Sonatype spots new malware campaign against Software Supply Chains – Security Boulevard

On January 16th, Sonatype became aware of 3 malicious packages that were published to npm, and leveraged brandjacking and typosquatting techniques that we  previously warned about. The names of the packages are:   Sonatype’s Security Research Team has also determined the actor(s) who authored these packages are the authors of …

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FireEye releases tool for auditing networks for techniques used by SolarWinds hackers – ZDNet

Image: Getty Images/iStockphoto Cybersecurity firm FireEye has released today a report detailing the techniques used by the SolarWinds hackers inside the networks of companies they breached. Together with the report, FireEye researchers have also released a free tool on GitHub named Azure AD Investigator that they say can help companies determine if the …

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Microsoft Defender will now default to automatically "remediating" malware – MSPoweruser – MSPoweruser

On the Microsoft Security and Compliance blog, Microsoft has just announced that they are switching Microsoft Defender for Endpoint from Require approval for any remediation (semi) to Remediate threats automatically (full), starting with the Public Preview version. When set to Full – Remediate threats automatically, after a security alert Microsoft …

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Malware incidents on remote devices increase – Help Net Security

52% of organizations experienced a malware incident on remote devices in 2020, up from 37% in 2019, a Wandera report reveals. Of devices compromised by malware in 2020, 37% continued accessing corporate emails after being compromised and 11% continued accessing cloud storage, highlighting a need for organizations to better determine …

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HELP! IOBit forum hacked? "Free 1 year license" malware link sent to hundreds. – Ransomware Help & Tech Support – BleepingComputer

A few weeks ago, I registered to the IOBit Software Support Forums to report a bug in their software. Yesterday, I received an email (appearing to be) from them awarding forum members “a free 1-year license” with download link.   I’m usually a tech savvy guy and know better to …

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Macs Do Get Malware And This Nasty Cryptomining Payload Has Been In Hiding For 5 Years – Hot Hardware

Apple products were once praised as the most secure ecosystem, either by design of Apple’s walled garden, excellent marketing tactics, or otherwise.  However, in mid-2020, Apple accidentally approved widespread Mac malware, breaking this reality for many people. Now, another Mac-exclusive malware has been uncovered in Asia, silently mining Monero in …

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Microsoft fixes Windows Defender flaw which would execute instead of deleting malware – MSPoweruser – MSPoweruser

Microsoft has fixed a flaw in Windows Defender which was being actively exploited in the wild. The Microsoft Defender Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2021-1647) would see Windows Defender turn into the attacker, triggering the execution of malware when the malware was scanned, instead of quarantining and deleting it. This means …

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San Antonio professor explains why Joe Biden can't bring Peloton to White House – San Antonio Express-News

On the COVID-19 era campaign trail, Joe Biden rose early at his Delaware home for a workout in a gym that boasted a Peloton bike, weights and a treadmill. The President-elect might have to make do without his sleek bike at the White House, according to Max Kilger, director of …

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