Tag Archives: Malware

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

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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

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How to find weak passwords in Active Directory and eliminate them with PowerShell

[Sponsored Post]Weak or compromised passwords are a known gateway for attackers. If you are able to identify which users in Active Directory (AD) are threatened by this, then PowerShell can help to remedy it. However, PowerShell scripts cannot eliminate basic AD deficits, other tools are needed for this. More ...

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

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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

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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

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New Windows Kernel Data Protection (KDP)

[German]Microsoft  is currently testing a new Kernel Data Protection Technology (KDP) with Windows 10 insiders. According to Microsoft, this is intended to prevent malware or attackers from modifying (damaging) the memory of the operating system. Advertising

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New Malware steals Discord Passwords

[German]Small information for blog readers who use Discord service. Cyber criminals modify the AnarchyGrabber malware so that it can be used to harvest passwords in Discord. A new feature can also infect other friends of the victim. Advertising

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Android Privacy Vault Apps steals Data and Photos

[German]Security researchers from CyberNews warn about the use of Android Privacy Vault apps from the Google Play Store, which are promise to protect private data. But an analysis has shown that 30 so-called Privacy Vault apps misuse the entrusted data … Continue reading

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Over 3.6 million users install Fleeceware in iOS

[German]Now it's the turn of Apple users with iOS who download apps from the Apple Store. These were contaminated with so-called fleeceware, as Sophos security researchers have found out. Advertising

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Malware attack on facility management service provider ISS

[German]The Danish service company in the field of facility management has been victim of a cyber attack on its IT systems. The company confirmed the malware attack and shut down all IT systems. Advertising

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