A first of its kind malware dubbed Denonia has been targeting Amazon Web Services (AWS) Lambda, an event-driven, serverless computing platform.
Security researchers have identified the source of a SQL Server malware “MrbMiner” attacks allegedly tied to an Iranian software firm.
Security experts have uncovered an incident that involved the Watchbog cryptomining botnet. Attackers exploited CVE-2018-1000861 to establish a foothold on the victim’s network and install Watchbog malware on unpatched systems.
A malicious cryptomining campaign has been targeting hundreds of websites running outdated Drupal content management systems. The new cyber attacks exploit recently revealed vulnerabilities on the Drupal platform, patched for over a month.
Palo Alto Unit 42 security researchers have been tracking a cryptocurrency mining malware dubbed ‘Rarog’ that has been sold in underground cybercriminal forums since June of 2017.
Security firms have recently seen numerous attacks whose main objective is to infect systems with crypto-mining software in an effort to profit off the rise of cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin, Ethereum and Monero.
FortiGuard Labs recently discovered that cybercriminals behind VenusLocker ransomware attacks from last year have switched their tactics to now target the cryptocurrency market.