Cyber Threat Report

Chinese Hackers Target Routers in IP Theft Campaign
A customized firmware backdoor tailored for Cisco routers allows hackers to maintain backdoor access without their connections showing up in logs. Read More

Azure Storage Compromised in the Latest BlackCat Ransomware Attack
This version introduces new functionalities and has been employed to encrypt Azure Storage accounts and evade detection efficiently. Read More

Maker Of ‘Smart’ Chastity Cage Left Users’ Emails, Passwords, And Locations Exposed
A company that makes a chastity device that can be controlled by a partner over the internet exposed users’ email addresses, plaintext passwords, home addresses and IP addresses, and — in some cases — GPS coordinates, due to several flaws in its servers, according to a security researcher. Read More

Danish Hosting Firms Lose All Customer Data in Ransomware Attack
CloudNordic reported a breach in their systems, affecting customer websites, and causing complete paralysis. Recovery efforts failed, resulting in major data loss for most customers. Read More

Possible Chinese Malware in US Systems a ‘Ticking Time Bomb’: Report
China has implanted malware in key US power and communications networks in a “ticking time bomb” that could disrupt the military in the event of a conflict. Read More

Weekly Cyber Attacks Reach Two-Year High Amid Ransomware Resurgence
Organizations globally are facing an average of 1,258 attacks each week. Read More

CISA Warns Samsung Handset Bugs and D-Link Router Flaws are Being Exploited in Wild
The most severe Samsung bug is a vulnerability (CVE-2021-25487) classified as an out-of-bounds read error impacting the handset modem interface driver. The flaw can lead to arbitrary code execution by an adversary. Both Samsung and NIST classified the bug as “high severity”. Read More

US Military Personnel Receiving Unsolicited, Suspicious Smartwatches
The US Army says soldiers say unsolicited, suspicious smartwatches are being sent to soldiers, exposing them to malware attacks. Read More

Chatgpt Creates Mutating Malware That Evades Detection By Edr
Mutating, or polymorphic, malware can be built using the ChatGPT API at runtime to effect advanced attacks that can evade endpoint detections and response (EDR) applications. Read More

Studies Show Ransomware Has Already Caused Patient Deaths
No patient deaths have been definitively attributed to cyber attacks on hospitals, but some infosec experts say that statistical evidence shows a different, grim reality. Read More