AdaptiveMobile Security researchers say they’ve discovered a new vulnerability, nicknamed Simjacker, that’s being used to surveil people’s devices by an unnamed surveillance company. The technique sends SMS messages containing instructions for an old S@T Browser app supported on some carriers’ SIM cards.
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This one had a twist, though, this malware was not an attack in itself, it was an enabler, hiding on infected computers, establishing a proxy that other malware can then use to manage traffic to the PC and carry out their threats.
Hackers looking for a quick buck will go for the low-hanging fruit – and if that can be achieved by locking down a small business with ransomware, or breaching their network to steal credit card information and other personal data, that’s what they’ll do.
The TrickBot authors continue to target various financial institutions across the world, using MS17-010 exploits in an attempt to successfully laterally move throughout a victim’s network…
From a security standpoint, there’s a clear lesson here. Security and privacy go hand in hand, and Facebook will have to figure out how to balance the need for privacy and how their business model depends on access to as much data as possible.
Most attacks against routers leverage vulnerabilities or mis-configurations of the firmware. Routers are crucial pieces of hardware that act as gateways between private networks from the public internet, and yet security patches and firmware updates are rarely issued by vendors or deployed by end users due to the complexity of the operation.
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