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September 26, 2019

Next Generation of Insider Threats

Overview Sophisticated cybercrimes are not originating from the outside world alone. There are threat actors within your environment too, who are also becoming tech savvy. After […]
August 27, 2019

Moving Ahead of Single-Step Password Authentication

Overview Why are most Phishing campaigns designed to steal user credentials? Because credentials are the easiest key to entering an organization’s virtual premises, unnoticed. However, most […]
August 20, 2019

Why do Most Organizations Fail at Cyber Security?

Overview In a recent Capital One data breach, approximately 100 million individuals in the United States and approximately 6 million customers from Canada were affected. Capital […]
August 9, 2019

Rewterz Informative Update – Best Practices for Internet Safety

Overview Internet is a jungle mania where everybody is striving for survival and whoever is weak and vulnerable is getting attacked. To secure your information from […]
July 19, 2019

How to Avoid Cyber Threats by Disgruntled Employees

Overview Disgruntled employees can prove to be the biggest threat for the cyber security of an organization as they have access to confidential information as well […]
July 15, 2019

Rise in Attacks on DNS Infrastructure and Web Applications

Severity Medium Overview While organizations strive to keep their internal environments safe, it is also crucial to counter the internet-based threats. FBI’s Internet Crime Report 2018 […]
July 11, 2019

Negligent Employees And Their Vulnerability to Social Engineering

Overview Cybersecurity professionals have reported for years, that most security breaches that they have to fix usually originate from negligence of one of the employees. Weak, […]
November 26, 2018

Expected cyber-crime techniques for 2019

Sophos Lab has released a threat report covering expected modes of cyber-attacks in 2019.     Release Date: 26th November 2018     Cyber attackers are […]
November 20, 2018

Rewterz Threat Advisory – FASTCASH ATM CYBER ESPIONAGE INTRODUCES A NEW AIX TROJAN

A new Trojan has been discovered in the on-going FASTCash cyber espionage campaign funded by North Korean government.     Release Date: November 20th, 2018   […]
October 28, 2018

BankIslami hit by Cyber Attack, $6 Million Stolen

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on 28th October 2018 and is being continuously updated with latest information.   Hackers have waged a sophisticated cyber-attack […]
October 24, 2018

The Worst Data Breaches of 2018

In 2017, the world witnessed more data breaches than any year prior. There were total of 1,293 data breaches, compromising more than 174 million records. As […]
October 24, 2018

A Cybersecurity Fiasco: Chinese Spies Plant a Microchip to Tamper US Tech-Giants’ Server

    Bloomberg Businessweek reported earlier this month that Chinese spies allegedly exploited the technical supply chain of 30 major US companies, including Apple and Amazon […]

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September 26, 2019

Rewterz Threat Alert – PowerShell Ransomware

Severity High Analysis Summary PowerShell has gained popularity recently as a method for both installing malware and embedding malicious functionality within the script. Infection Vector The […]
September 26, 2019

Rewterz Threat Alert – AgentTesla Total Oil Themed Campaign

Severity Medium Analysis Summary A recent Total Oil themed campaign being used to distribute the AgentTesla malware. The campaign begins with a phishing email masquerading as […]
September 26, 2019

Rewterz Threat Alert – Dridex Banking Trojan Active Again

Severity Medium Analysis Summary Dridex is a well-known trojan which specializes in the theft of online banking credentials. First spotted in 2014, the malware’s developers appear […]
September 26, 2019

Rewterz Threat Alert – Phishing Attack Uses Google Redirects to Evade Detection

Severity Medium Analysis Summary A new phishing campaign uses Google search query redirects to send potential victims to a phishing landing page designed to collect Microsoft […]
September 25, 2019

Rewterz Threat Alert – Malspam pushing Quasar RAT

Severity Medium Analysis Summary Quasar is a publicly-available Remote Access Tool (RAT) for Windows hosts. This RAT is being distributed as malware through malicious spam (malspam). […]
September 25, 2019

Rewterz Threat Alert – Formbook Harvests Financial Data using Phishing

Severity High Analysis Summary Formbook is an information stealer acting as a form grabber which harvests credentials, passwords, banking details, key strokes and network requests, by […]
September 25, 2019

Rewterz Threat Alert – Zebrocy Infects Targets with Backdoor hosted on Dropbox

Severity Medium Analysis Summary Zebrocy APT operators recently launched campaign using a backdoor to maintain access to victim hosts and extract profiling information. The operators used […]
September 25, 2019

Rewterz Threat Alert – MegaCortex Ransomware V.2

Severity High Analysis Summary The file RAND_NAME.exe, is an updated version (V.2) of the ransomware MegaCortex. Similar to version 1 (V.1), this new version (V.2) of […]
September 25, 2019

Rewterz Threat Advisory – Multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe ColdFusion

Severity High Analysis Summary CVE-2019-8072 The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to potentially sensitive information. The vulnerability exists due to unspecified error. A […]