Tag Archives: Malware

Siloscape malware targets Windows containers in Kubernetes clusters

[German]Security researchers from Palo Alto Networks are sounding the alarm, having encountered malware called Siloscape. The malware attempts to compromise Windows containers running in Kubernetes clusters in the cloud. It then attempts to infiltrate all containers in the Kubernetes cluster. … Continue reading

Posted in Security | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Advertising

Malware infection of Gigaset Android phones and the WhatsApp/SIM problem

[German]After the (supply chain) malware attack on various Gigaset Android smartphones, WhatsApp access was blocked for many users. There is an option to have the access unlocked again. Since several people have asked whether it is safe to continue using … Continue reading

Posted in devices, Security | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Gigaset: Roadblocks in cleaning up the malware attack (April 12, 2021)

[German]Older models of Gigaset smartphones have been attacked by malware via the manufacturer’s update servers from March 26, 2021 – and increasingly from April 1, 2021. The manufacturer, Gigaset, has issued the information Lösung Malware-Angriff Smartphones with instructions on how … Continue reading

Posted in devices, Security | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Malware infection of Gigaset Android devices: Analyses and options for action (April 8/9. 2021) – Part 2

[German]In Part 1 I had analyzed the information Lösung Malware-Angriff Smartphones released by the company Gigaset on April 8, 2021 with regard to the automatic deletion of the malware infection of various Android devices. This works, according to previous feedback, … Continue reading

Posted in devices, Security | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Malware infection of Gigaset Android devices: Analyses and options for action (April 8/9. 2021) – Part 1

[German]Smartphone vendor Gigaset published a document names Lösung Malware-Angriff Smartphones on April 8, 2021, that should help to cleas Android phones infected by malware since April 1, 2021. In the following text, I will compile and comment the information given … Continue reading

Posted in devices, Security | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Advertising

Preliminary analysis of Gigaset malware attack through auto-installer in firmware

[German]Let me summarize in advance some findings that security analysts from Malwarebytes have documented regarding the malware attack on Gigaset Android smartphones. I’ve blogged about that within my German blog, but I’m publishing here a translated version for my English … Continue reading

Posted in Android, Security | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Silver Sparrow malware infects around 30,000 Macs

[German]Security researchers have detected a malware dubbed “Silver Sparrow” that has infected around 30,000 Macs, including the new machines with M1 chip. Here are a few information about that. Advertising

Posted in macOS, Security | Tagged , | Leave a comment

PSA: Remove malicious browser extension Nano Adblocker /Defender etc.

[German]Users of the Google Chrome browser or its chromium derivatives (Google Chrome, Edge etc.), as well as Firefox and Safari, should check whether the extensions Nano Adblocker or Nano Defender and other components from the Nano project are installed. If … Continue reading

Posted in browser, Security, Software | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment
Advertising

MosaicRegressor: An UEFI malware

[German]Security researchers from Kaspersky have discovered malicious code in the UEFI installed on the motherboard of devices at customer sites. The malicious code was part of a larger malware framework called Kaspersky MosaicRegressor.  Advertising

Posted in devices, Security | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Android: Preinstalled malware found on subsidized US smartphones

[German]Security researchers from Malwarebytes have found Malware on state-subsidized Android smartphones. The malware was pre-installed on the state sponsored devices. Advertising

Posted in Android, Security | Tagged , , | 1 Comment