Information security company Trend Micro said it had found a new family of malware, nicknamed by researchers as BlackSquid. It infects web servers, network drives and removable drives by installing mining software through many different exploits.
GoldBrute is a Brute-Force campaign which involves more than 1.6 million RDP servers spread all over the world and publicly accessible via the Internet. It exploits BlueKeep vulnerability, a critical remote code execution vulnerability in Remote Desktop Services (RDS) identified by CVE-2019-0708.
ESET researchers have discovered LightNeuron , a backdoor that affects Microsoft Exchange mail servers. It can read, modify or block any email that passes on the server. It can even write new emails and send them under the guise of a legitimate user, chosen by an attacker.
LockerGoga Ransomware is responsible for complete halt of work on one of the largest aluminum producers in the world, Norsk Hydro. Although it has made multiple victims, it gained public attention in January in an attack against Altran Technologies, an engineering consulting firm operating at a global level.