Slingshot Malware Infects Network Routers, Kaspersky Lab Reveals
“Slingshot,” a form of router-based malware, surfaces in cyber-espionage attacks, Kaspersky Lab reports.
Applebee’s Security Breach: Malware Hits RMH’s Point of Sale Restaurant Systems
Applebee’s discovers & removes malware on point of sale (POS) systems across nearly 170 restaurant locations, according to RMH Franchise Holdings.
Malwarebytes: Mac Malware Threats Increased More Than 270% in 2017
Malware that targets Apple Mac operating systems more than doubled between 2016 and 2017, cybersecurity & anti-malware software company Malwarebytes indicates.
Comodo: Hackers Use SWIFT Financial Messages to Hide Malware Attacks
Hackers use Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications (SWIFT) messages to disguise malware attacks, the Comodo Threat Research Lab reports.
Meltdown, Spectre Malware Alive in the Wild, Fortinet Confirms
Malware that exploits the Meltdown & Spectre vulnerabilities is alive in the wild, Fortinet’s research of nearly 100 publicly available incidents indicates.
Zoho ManageEngine Patches Multiple MSP Software, Service Desk Vulnerabilities
Zoho ManageEngine patches several security vulnerabilities in its IT management platforms, including ServiceDesk Plus MSP. Digital Defense shares details.
ATM Jackpotting Cyber Heists Hit U.S. Cash Machines
Cyber gangsters launch ATM “jackpotting” attacks against U.S. cash machines, stealing more than $1 million so far, U.S. Secret Service source says.
AppRiver Report: 1,000% Increase in Phishing Attacks in 2017
Email & web-based spam & malware attacks impact global organizations in 2017, a cybersecurity study conducted by AppRiver shows.
Magento XSS Attacks: Helpdesk Widget Used to Target E-Commerce Shops
Hackers use a helpdesk widget to launch XSS attacks to take control of the backend of Magento e-commerce websites & infect them with card stealer malware.
FireEye: Schneider Triton Attackers Sought Infrastructure Damage Not Data or Money
How Triton attack targeted industrial control systems, in this case Schneider’s controllers, according to FireEye digital cybersecurity forensics.