Recently, we’ve seen a noticeable surge in malware cases linked to a malicious payload delivery system known as Gootloader.
As technology continues to evolve, there is a growing concern about the potential for large language models (LLMs), like ChatGPT, to be used for criminal purposes. In this blog we will discuss two such LLM engines that were made available recently on underground forums, WormGPT and FraudGPT.
Trustwave SpiderLabs discovered a new version of the Rilide Stealer extension targeting Chromium-based browsers such as Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Brave, and Opera.
Since Redis is becoming increasingly popular around the world, we decided to investigate attacks on the Redis instance. We didn’t have to wait long for the first results of the Honeypot. The trap caught an activity about which the Western world does not hear too often while analyzing SkidMap. More importantly, this variant turned out to be a new, improved, dangerous variation of the malware. Its level of sophistication surprised us quite a bit.
The healthcare sector has been under constant threat from cybercriminals due to the sensitive nature of patient data and the valuable information held by healthcare providers. This blog analyzes the ransomware landscape for the healthcare sector for the years 2022-2023.
ModSecurity is an open-source Web Application Firewall (WAF) engine maintained by Trustwave. This blog post discusses an issue with four transformation actions that could enable a Denial of Service (DoS) attack by a malicious actor. The issue has been addressed with fixes in v3.0.10. ModSecurity v2 is not affected.
In their latest report titled "Cybersecurity in the Healthcare Industry: Actionable Intelligence for an Active Threat Landscape," the Trustwave SpiderLabs team reveals the data from a months-long investigation focusing on the cyber threats the healthcare industry is currently grappling with.
As they say, when it rains, it pours. Recently, we observed more than 3,000 phishing emails containing phishing URLs abusing services at workers.dev and pages.dev domains.
To obtain a better perspective of attacks worldwide, Trustwave has implemented a network of honeypots located in multiple countries across the globe. By distributing honeypots in such a manner, we can gather a reliable set of information on the methods and techniques used by attackers and their botnets.
I’ve found a novel technique to detect both rogue and fake 802.11 wireless access points through fingerprinting Beacon Management Frames, and created a tool to do so, called snap.py (Snappy) – the blog post title doesn’t lie!
In this article, we'll reveal botnet behavior before and after a successful attack. These bots have one job: to install malicious software that can mine digital coins or create backdoors into systems.
Recently, I discovered two vulnerabilities in the ButterflyMX system which were responsibly disclosed to the vendor. The vendor has mitigated the highest-risk vulnerability, which enabled unauthorized attackers to gain access to buildings equipped with the ButterflyMX Access Control System.
Russian hacking collectives KillNet, Anonymous Sudan, and REvil have declared their intention to launch cyberattacks on the European financial system within the next 48 hours. KillNet and Anonymous Sudan are known for DDoS attacks which typically last only a short while; long enough for a screenshot to post on Telegram. REvil, however, has a history of more damaging attacks. While this may not result in any actual attacks, the inclusion of REvil to the KillNet/AnonSudan collective should raise some eyebrows.
In today's digital era, the importance of securing databases cannot be overstated. As more and more global businesses and organizations rely on DBMS systems to store tons of sensitive information, the risk of targeted attacks and data breaches continues to increase.
On May 19, 2023, Barracuda Networks identified a remote command injection vulnerability (CVE-2023-2868) present in the Barracuda Email Security Gateway (appliance form factor only) versions 5.1.3.001-9.2.0.006.
I've been pentesting applications for nearly two decades now and throughout that time you get to see trends.
On May 31, threat actors were discovered targeting a critical zero day in MOVEit Transfer software resulting in escalated privileges and unauthorized data access. The vulnerability being exploited is an SQL injection and has since been patched. Resources links, including one for the patch, are at the bottom of this post.
HTTP pipelining is a feature of HTTP/1.1 which allows multiple HTTP requests to be sent over a single TCP connection without waiting for the corresponding responses.
Information disclosed in the leaked NTC Vulkan papers allows us to investigate the high probability of cooperation between the Russian private software development company and the Russian Ministry of Defense, namely, the GRU (Sandworm), and possibly others
Over the past few days, we have seen phishing attacks that use a combination of compromised Microsoft 365 accounts and .rpmsg encrypted emails to deliver the phishing message.
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