Flubot Malware Targets Androids With Fake Security Updates and App Installations
Flubot Malware Targets Androids With Fake Security Updates and App Installations
  • Alert & Advisory
  • October 19, 2021

A newly discovered Android malware, dubbed FluBot, impersonates Android mobile banking applications to draw fake webview on targeted applications. The malware primarily focuses on stealing credit card details or online banking credentials, apart from personal data.

Google Warn Users of Government-Sponsored Attacks
Google Warn Users of Government-Sponsored Attacks
  • Alert & Advisory
  • October 16, 2021

Google's Threat Analysis Group (TAG) has revealed that it is monitoring over 270 government-backed threat actors from over 50 countries. Since the beginning of 2021, the tech giant has sent approximately 50,000 alerts to customers about state-sponsored phishing or malware attempts.

OpenOffice and LibreOffice Digital Signature Spoofing Vulnerabilities
OpenOffice and LibreOffice Digital Signature Spoofing Vulnerabilities
  • Alert & Advisory
  • October 12, 2021

Three flaws has been uncovered in OpenOffice and LibreOffice that if successfully exploited could permit an attacker to manipulate the timestamp of signed ODF documents, and worse, alter the contents of a document or self-sign a document with an untrusted signature, which is then tweaked to change the signature algorithm to an invalid or unknown algorithm.

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp global outage
Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp global outage
  • Alert & Advisory
  • October 4, 2021

Some social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are currently experiencing technical downtime due to unknown causes resulting to a major global outage with many users unable to use the platforms. The outage is affecting every Facebook owned platforms according to data on Downdetector and Twitter. These Facebook owned Platforms are Instagram, Facebook, WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger. The outages appear to have started around 16:40pm and all services on the affected platforms remain inaccessible. The outages generated trends on Twitter as users flocked to the competing social network to see if other users were affected by the downtime. Humorously, the hashtag “#DeleteFacebook” is also trending on Twitter as Facebook battles negative reactions to its current challenge.

Browser’s DNS Rebinding Attacks
Browser’s DNS Rebinding Attacks
  • Alert & Advisory
  • September 22, 2021

Cybercriminals have been discovered to be using a technique known as DNS rebinding to compromise internal networks by abusing web-based consoles. This method exposes the attack surface of internal web applications to malicious websites after being launched on victims' browsers. The DNS rebinding attack can use victims' browsers as a proxy to expand the attack surface to private networks.

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