Ah, the case of the missing Wi-Fi password. It’s been a situation that many people have dealt with since the creation of WEPs and WPAs. We all likely have different reasons behind wanting to hack a Wi-Fi password. Whether you’ve just forgotten it, or you want to share someone else’s network without them knowing, learning how to hack a Continue reading
Adjusting our settings is typically the first thing we do after unboxing a new computer. With the media spreading more stories on cyber-theft and fraud, most of us concerned with our privacy will head over to the security center and enter a strong password to prevent unauthorized access to our PC, laptop, or mobile device.
While choosing a random access password to protect your data seems like a reasonable idea, there are those times when you might forget or misplace your Continue reading
XHelper, a new variation of malware that re-installs itself on affected devices after its deleted or hard reset wiping all data and programs.
XHelper is a malware that was detected in October 2019 by Symantec experts; it’s a persistent and stubborn piece of malware automatically re-installs despite numerous actions of un-installing it.
Within just six months, the malware had infected more than 45,000 Android-based devices, and it continued spreading at an alarming rate. At the time, according to Symantec estimates, the unkillable malware was infecting at least 2,400 devices monthly, mainly in Russia, India, and the United States.
Security experts at Kaspersky provided deeper insights shedding more light on its persistence mechanism and capabilities used by destructive malware. The experts provided Continue reading
Its first ever appearance involving the trojan horse known as “Mahoi” occurred on March 2022, aimed at a Japanese hosting company.
The detection from Avast arrives a week after U.S. cybersecurity and intelligence agencies issued an advisory about the use of the spyware developed by Awaken Cybers hackers to target the healthcare sector since at least April 2022.
Most of the data about their modus operational came from incident response actions and industry analysis of a Mahoi sample that revealed a lack of some key features specially associated with malware-as-a-service (RaaS) records.
Because Mahoi is designed to be automatically executed by a remote actor via a command-line GUI, it’s also notable for not having a ransom action to provide its recovery system back.
Therefor, the Justice Department published the seizure of Continue reading
The infamous Ursnif malware is back at it again, according to ZLab Yoroi-Cybaze researchers who report that there was another wave of attacks from this virus recently. The malware made its first appearance in 2014 during the original Gozi source code leak, hence the malware is commonly known as Gozi ISFB.
According to reports, the Ursnif threat is one of the most active malwares with a presence that spans over a decade. It mostly operates in Italy, where it presents itself as something else in order to infiltrate several organizations. Most of the time, it’s presented as a Continue reading
The security of mobile devices is the top priority of many companies right now. It’s been building to this for some time now since many corporate workers handle sensitive data on their smartphones at all moments. Keeping this information from falling on the wrong hands is a must and the figures that get dragged down after a significant data leak always leave a company in the red. Just in 2018, the average cost of any form of corporate data breach represented a loss of $3.9 million for any corporation given the size of the leak, according to Continue reading
If you’re looking for ways to dissect an Office Dropper, you’ve come to the right place. A number of users have been dealing with an Office Payload threat in the past week or so, so it’s only fitting that we provide you with a step-by-step process. This threat is often disguised in the form of an innocent-looking Microsoft Office document that’s part of a professionally-written MalSpam email.
This document usually comes with a neat “autoopen()” Macro which represents stage 1 of the delivery process. Dropper writers know the “autoopen()” Macro trick very well because it’s very common.
As soon as you open the document, your system will run Microsoft Office as usual, while the “autoopen()” function runs at the final stage as the first act of implementation. This is nothing new to malware specialists and as you’ll see below, the autopen() content trick is quite straightforward.
The “autoopen()” function jumpstarts a complicated “Resume Error” technique. This allows the script to avoid errors it comes across so that the execution can run uninterrupted. Basically, this means Continue reading