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Steal Data From Air-Gapped Industrial Networks via PLCs!! [source: securityweek]

Researchers have discovered a method that hackers could use to stealthily exfiltrate data from air-gapped industrial networks by manipulating the radio frequency (RF) signal emitted by programmable logic controllers (PLCs). Attackers may be able to plant a piece of malware on an isolated network, including via compromised update mechanisms or...

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WordPress Malware Spreads via Nulled WordPress Themes[src: bleepingcomputer]

A WordPress malware campaign that recently picked up steam last month is now using nulled (pirated) premium themes to infect new victims. According to Sucuri security researcher Denis Sinegubko, the wp-vcd malware is now preinstalled inside pirated WordPress premium themes offered for download for free on some sites known for...

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Microsoft releases an emergency update to fix a flaw for Malware[source: securityaffairs]

Microsoft issued an emergency Windows Security Update to address a critical flaw, tracked as CVE-2017-11937, that affects the Malware Protection Engine. Microsoft issued an emergency Windows Security Update to address a critical vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2017-11937, that affects the Malware Protection Engine (MPE). The emergency fix comes a few days before Microsoft is scheduled to roll...

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Conficker: The Worm That Won’t Die [source: darkreading]

More than nine years after it infected millions of systems worldwide, the malware continues to be highly active, according to a Trend Micro report. The Conficker worm has become the malware that just won’t die. More than nine years after it was first spotted in 2008, the worm continues to...

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A new variant of Shadow BTCware Ransomware discovered [source: securityaffairs]

The security expert Michael Gillespie discovered a new variant of the Shadow BTCware Ransomware which is manually installed on unsecured systems. The security expert Michael Gillespie discovered a new variant of the BTCWare ransomware, the malicious code was spread by hacking into poorly protected remote desktop services and manually installed by crooks. The new Shadow BTCware Ransomware variant appends...

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