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If I Were a Nation-State Hacker Looking to Conduct Supply Chain Attacks

10 Feb 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Matthew Rosenquist

Cyber threats are racing to find and exploit the next big Supply-Chain hack.  Compromises like that of SolarWinds represent a tectonic shift in the Cybersecurity world, where the compromise of a single software supplier can expose all their customer...

Access Devices and Webcams with ease | Dark Log

31 Jan 2021 2 minute read 0 comments Eniamza

Access WebCams , Traffic Lights and IOT Devices with ease What? Really? It may sound unbelievable but it is truth.Internet is now compulsory these days. Every device has been connecting constantly to internet [as a metter of fact internet is also m...

Cryptocurrency fraud declines but DeFi-related hacks soar in 2020

30 Jan 2021 3 minute read 0 comments fklivestolearn

Although Crypto crime declined 57% to $1.9B in 2020, Defi accounted for half of all thefts in 2020, totaling $129 million I would just start off from where I left in my recent piece about Global authorities taking down the most dangerous malware. As...

Disrupted but Not Dead – Law Enforcement Scores a Big Win Against EMOTET Botnet

30 Jan 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Matthew Rosenquist

Congrats to the multinational authorities who collaborated to defang the infrastructure of EMOTET, a hugely successful cybercriminal malware platform. Unfortunately, this win may be short-lived. The attackers behind EMOTET have shown great resilienc...

New U.S. Cybersecurity Leadership Needs More Experience Diversity

25 Jan 2021 1 minute read 2 comments Matthew Rosenquist

President Biden has been quick to name a number of cybersecurity leadership positions, to greatly strengthen the nations capabilities, but there are concerns with the diversity of experience.  Appointees are primarily longtime government workers and...

ElectroRAT malware targets Crypto users via fake Apps

7 Jan 2021 2 minute read 3 comments fklivestolearn

Hackers have been running this malware operation since the beginning of 2020, with the end goal of stealing victims’ funds Weare still reeling from the massive hack that was discovered last month in which the Russian hackers managed to hack into mult...

Warning - Metamask malicious Chrome extension

3 Dec 2020 1 minute read 5 comments Heruvim78

On November 28, Diegomazo.eth Twitter user found a suspicious Metamask Chrome extension (see tweet bellow): Despite tagging Metamask on their twitter account, there was no reply. Few days later CypherTrace alerted Metamask team and tried to take out...

Intel in Denial of the Latest SGX Secure Enclave Vulnerability

19 Nov 2020 1 minute read 8 comments Matthew Rosenquist

Another vulnerability and exploit named VoltPillager has been published for Intel Corporation's SGX security technology.  The attack itself is simply a hardware version of a previously discovered PlunderVolt software vulnerability where voltage to t...

Warning - Bitcoin SV vulnerability making your wallet prone to hacking

10 Nov 2020 1 minute read 3 comments Heruvim78

Bitcoin SV (BSV) is a fork from Bitcoin Cash (BCH), aiming to create a version of Bitcoin much faster, oriented towards online payments. But, in order to achieve the much needed speed, they eliminated some of the key features of the Bitcoin. In doin...

U.S. Dept of Justice seizes $1 billion in Bitcoin

9 Nov 2020 1 minute read 11 comments Matthew Rosenquist

Bad news for cryptocurrency criminals! Cryptocurrency watchers were stunned when they recently saw a billion dollars of Bitcoin being moved from a very old account that has been inactive for years. The mystery was solved as the U.S. Dept of Justice...