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Black Basta Deploys PlugX Malware in USB Devices With New Technique
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Black Basta Deploys PlugX Malware in USB Devices With New Technique

An investigation into the deployment of a new PlugX malware variant that may automatically infect any attached removable USB media devices has identified the use of the Black Basta ransomware threat. The new PlugX variation is "wormable," according to Palo Alto Networks Unit 42, and it may infect USB devices in such a way as to disguise itself from the Windows Operating File System. This information was first shared with Infosecurity earlier today. According to a Unit 42 advisory regarding the new threat, "This PlugX virus also hides attacker files in a USB drive with a novel approach, making the harmful files only readable on a *nix OS or by mounting the USB device in a forensic tool." The PlugX malware can continue to proliferate read the complete article Black Basta Deploys Pl...
Record-Breaking Year for DDoS Attacks Targeting Russia
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Record-Breaking Year for DDoS Attacks Targeting Russia

According to the largest internet service provider in the nation, web and DDoS attacks were relentless against Russian enterprises last year in an effort to interfere with operations, sabotage websites, and "sow panic" (ISP). In a recent study, Rostelecom claimed to have observed "a record-breaking DDoS attack in terms of power and duration" in 2022. It stated that the strongest attack was 760Gb/s, roughly twice as powerful as the strongest attack in 2021. The research stated that the longest DDoS lasted 2000 hours or around three months. The ISP claimed to have examined data on around 600 businesses in a range of sectors read the complete article Record Breaking Year for DDoS Attacks Targeting Russia. Reconbee.com can help you learn about the most recent security services and p...
Chinese Hackers Utilize Golang Malware in DragonSpark Attacks to Evade Detection
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Chinese Hackers Utilize Golang Malware in DragonSpark Attacks to Evade Detection

A possible Chinese-speaking actor using under the name DragonSpark is targeting businesses in East Asia while using unusual methods to get past security measures. According to SentinelOne's investigation, which was released today, "the attacks are characterized by the usage of the little-known open-source SparkRAT and malware that tries to elude detection through Golang source code interpretation." The persistent usage of SparkRAT in the incursions to carry out various tasks, such as information theft, taking over an infected host, or executing further PowerShell commands, is a startling feature. Although the threat actor's ultimate objectives are still unknown, espionage or cybercrime read the complete article Chinese Hackers Utilize Golang Malware in DragonSpark Attacks to Evad...
Riot Games Halts Work After Cyber Attack
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Riot Games Halts Work After Cyber Attack

A well-known gaming company in California has acknowledged that a significant cyber-attack on its servers has stopped all upgrades. Riot Games, which is owned by Tencent and creates well-known games like League of Legends and Valorant, provided a concise explanation of what transpired on Friday in a series of tweets. Earlier this week, a social engineering attack led to the vulnerability of systems in our development environment. The statement read, "At this time, we don't have all the answers, but we wanted to reach out to you early to let you know that there is no evidence that player data or personal information was obtained. We regret that this has temporarily hampered our capacity to publish content. While our staff is putting great effort towards a fix read the complete art...