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Pro-Hamas Hacktivists Targeting Israeli Entities with Wiper Malware
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Pro-Hamas Hacktivists Targeting Israeli Entities with Wiper Malware

In the midst of the ongoing Israeli-Hamas conflict, a pro-Hamas hacktivist organization has been seen utilizing a new Linux-based wiper malware called BiBi-Linux Wiper to target Israeli entities. "This malware is an executable in x64 ELF format, without any obfuscation or security features," according to a recent Security Joes report released today. "It allows attackers to specify target folders and can potentially destroy an entire operating system if run with root permissions." Other features include overwriting files, renaming them with an extension containing the hard-coded string "BiBi" (in the format "[RANDOM_NAME].BiBi[NUMBER]"), and preventing certain file types from being corrupted. Multithreading allows it to corrupt files concurrently read more Pro-Hamas Hacktivists Targe...
Palestine crypto donation scams emerge amid Israel-Hamas war
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Palestine crypto donation scams emerge amid Israel-Hamas war

Scammers are using the horrible events of the Israel-Hamas war, in which thousands of civilians are dying, to their advantage by posing as a reputable charities and soliciting money. BleepingComputer has discovered a number of posts on X (formerly Twitter), Telegram, and Instagram where con artists post shady cryptocurrency wallet URLs in an attempt to trick gullible people into transferring their money. Additionally, more than 500 "fundraising" emails from organizations posing as charities have been discovered by researchers. People are being encouraged to donate to humanitarian causes in order to aid the victims of the continuing Middle East crisis read more about Palestine crypto donation scams emerge amid Israel Hamas war. Stay informed with the best cybersecurity news and ra...