Hacked MicroTik Routers Serve Cryptocurrency-Mining Malware

Data Breach Today

Researchers: Attackers Have Compromised More Than 209,000 Routers Attackers have targeted a patched vulnerability to exploit more than 209,000 carrier-grade routers made by Latvian manufacturer MicroTik and infect them with two types of malware - Coinhive and Crypto-Loot - designed to mine for cryptocurrency, security researchers say

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Microsoft Defender uses Intel TDT technology against crypto-mining malware

Security Affairs

Cryptojacking malware allows threat actors to secretly mine for cryptocurrency abusing computational resources of the infected devices. This partnership is part of Microsoft’s investment into collaborations with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and technology partners.”


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7 ways OpenText empowers software companies to enable digital transformation

OpenText Information Management

Companies today expect a single provider to solve multiple challenges. They expect their vendors to digitally transform themselves and their products to support their own business transformations.

Achieve perfect product chemistry

OpenText Information Management

Partnering with OpenText™ to develop your OEM solutions offers many benefits, but the one I hear about most is how we eliminate the time, money and effort associated with designing, building and maintaining the components that support your vision. While many of these components are critical, they may only play a small role in enabling … The post Achieve perfect product chemistry appeared first on OpenText Blogs.

Susan Sherrouse AIIM18 Speaker Interview


The onslaught of information is burying us - we need to learn how to dig out - and mine the gold - more effectively! Here’s your chance to get to know our AIIM18 speakers a little better before you get to San Antonio and see them live. We can’t wait to see you April 11-13th. Name Susan Sherrouse Email susan.sherrouse@fluor.com. LinkedIn Profile [link]. Job Title Principal Project Information Manager. Company Fluor. Please provide one or two points that you will mention during your session.

Your Garage Opener Is More Secure Than Industrial Remotes

Data Breach Today

Trend Micro Says It Moved Cranes Using RF Software Flaws Radio controllers used in the construction, mining and shipping industries are dangerously vulnerable to hackers, Trend Micro says in a new report. To address the issue, manufacturers need to move away from proprietary communication protocols and embrace secure standards, such as Bluetooth Low Energy

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New Report on IoT Security

Schneier on Security

Note: One of the authors of this report was a student of mine at Harvard Kennedy School, and did this work with the Atlantic Council under my supervision.

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A malware paralyzed TSMC plants where also Apple produces its devices

Security Affairs

A virus has infected systems at several Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. A malware has infected systems at several Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. TSMC is the world’s biggest contract manufacturer of chips for tech giants, including Apple and Qualcomm Inc. Securi ty Affairs – Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co, Apple). Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware Apple Pierluigi Paganini Security Affairs Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co TSMC

Artificial Intelligence: 6 Step Solution Decomposition Process

Bill Schmarzo - Dell EMC

Note: throughout this blog, when I use the term “artificial intelligence,” I mean that to include other advanced analytics such as deep learning, machine learning (supervised, unsupervised, reinforcement), data mining, predictive analytics, and statistics (see Figure 1). Bounty of potential data sources to be mined for actionable insights in support of the business initiative. It’s simple.

#ModernDataMasters: Mike Evans, Chief Technology Officer


A passion of mine is imparting the knowledge and experience that the data leaders of today possess to the next generation of data professionals. Uncategorized B Compliance & GDPR B Consumer 360 B Customer 360 B Digital Transformation B Financial Services & Insurance B Healthcare B High-Tech & Manufacturing B IT B Business B Life Sciences B Machine Learning B Patient & Member 360 B Retail & CPGKate Tickner, Reltio.

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EVRAZ operations in North America disrupted by Ryuk ransomware

Security Affairs

Computer systems at EVRAZ, a multinational vertically integrated steel making and mining company, have been hit by Ryuk ransomware. EVRAZ is one of the world’s largest multinational vertically integrated steel making and mining companies with headquarters in London.

#ModernDataMasters: Steve Whiting, Chief Operations Officer


There are several other business book favourites of mine including “The Lean Startup” , “Shoe Dog” , “The Upstarts” , and “The Pumpkin Plan” I take inspiration from them all as they have helped me to develop Agile Solutions into the company it is today. Kate Tickner, Reltio. Steve Whiting is the COO of Agile Solutions (GB) Ltd, a specialist data management and analytics consultancy that focuses on tangible business benefits.

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Anonymous is working on a huge data dump that will blow Russia away

Security Affairs

The dump includes nearly 140,000 emails from MashOil, which designs, manufactures and maintains equipment used in the drilling, mining and fracking industries.

Steelcase office furniture giant hit by Ryuk ransomware attack

Security Affairs

It is the largest office furniture manufacturer in the world. A few days before, EVRAZ , one of the world’s largest multinational vertically integrated steel making and mining companies, has been hit by the Ryuk ransomware.

Mozi infections will slightly decrease but it will stay alive for some time to come

Security Affairs

Earlier in August, Microsoft researchers reported that the Mozi botnet was improved by implementing news capabilities to target network gateways manufactured by Netgear, Huawei, and ZTE.

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The City of Durham shut down its network after Ryuk Ransomware attack

Security Affairs

A few days ago EVRAZ , one of the world’s largest multinational vertically integrated steel making and mining companies, has been hit by the Ryuk ransomware. The City of Durham, North Carolina, was the last victim in order of time of the infamous Ryuk ransomware that infected its systems.

FritzFrog P2P Botnet is back and targets Healthcare, Education and Government Sectors

Security Affairs

Experts discovered infected machines in a European television channel network, a Russian manufacturer of healthcare equipment, and multiple universities in East Asia.

Anonymous and its affiliates continue to cause damage to Russia

Security Affairs

The group also hacked the Russian tool manufacturer NPKTAIR, which works with designing TVs and broadcasting radios in Russia, and flyrf[.]ru, NPKTAIR, a Russian tool manufacturer, has been breached.

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Data of Indian defence contractor Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML) available online

Security Affairs

The company manufactures a variety of heavy equipment (bulldozers, dump trucks, hydraulic excavators, wheel loaders, rope shovels, walking draglines, motor graders and scrapers), such as that used for earthmoving, transport and mining.

The Scammers’ Playbook: How Cybercriminals Get Ahold of Your Data

eSecurity Planet

According to the 2021 IBM Threat Force Intelligence Index , Manufacturing was the industry most likely to be attacked last year, comprising 23.2% Cybercrime is a growth industry like no other.

How ‘digital transformation’ gave birth to a new breed of criminal: ‘machine-identity thieves’

The Last Watchdog

However, these fraudsters don’t really care about snatching up your credentials or mine. By now, your personal information and mine has been hacked multiple times and is readily on sale in the Dark Web. He then altered manufacturing production codes and pilfered copies of sensitive business data. There’s a new breed of identity thief at work plundering consumers and companies.

Sopra Steria hit by the Ryuk ransomware gang

Security Affairs

A few days before, EVRAZ , one of the world’s largest multinational vertically integrated steel making and mining companies, has been hit by the Ryuk ransomware. French IT outsourcer Sopra Steria hit by ‘cyberattack’, Ryuk ransomware suspected.

MY TAKE: Why DDoS weapons will proliferate with the expansion of IoT and the coming of 5G

The Last Watchdog

This attacker easily located IoT devices that used the manufacturers’ default security setting. They are also extending their malicious activities beyond DDoS attacks to also spread ransomware, crypto mine and burrow deep into large enterprises. A couple of high-profile distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks will surely go down in history as watershed events – each for different reasons. Related: IoT botnets now available for economical DDoS blasts.

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Malvertising Campaign Targets IoT Devices: GeoEdge

eSecurity Planet

Too often manufacturers prioritize releasing their products to market and interface connectivity rather than effective controls, all of which is made more difficult by the weak implementation of IoT standards, frameworks and basic security in designs.

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Android Botnet leverages ADB ports and SSH to spread

Security Affairs

Trend Micro recently discovered an Android crypto-currency mining botnet that can spread via open ADB (Android Debug Bridge) ports and Secure Shell (SSH). Security researchers at Trend Micro have discovered an new Android crypto-currency mining botnet that spreads via open ADB ( Android Debug Bridge ) ports and Secure Shell (SSH). “We observed a new cryptocurrency-mining botnet malware that arrives via open ADB (Android Debug Bridge) ports and can spread via SSH.

Experts hacked 28,000 unsecured printers to raise awareness of printer security issues

Security Affairs

Our selection was based on: Device location (to cover the entire globe) Device manufacturer Protocols used to access the printers. Or they can simply use these printers to mine cryptocurrency, ramping up their victims’ electricity bills in the process.

Prometei botnet is targeting ProxyLogon Microsoft Exchange flaws

Security Affairs

The crypto-mining has a modular structure and employes multiple techniques to infect systems and evade detection. Prometei has been observed to be active in systems across a variety of industries, including: Finance, Insurance, Retail, Manufacturing, Utilities, Travel, and Construction.”

Best Fraud Management Systems & Detection Tools in 2022

eSecurity Planet

In its 2021 Threat Force Intelligence Index , IBM reported that manufacturing and financial services were the two industries most at risk for attack, making up 23.2% They’re also useful for background checks, data analytics, and data mining.

Episode 204: Josh Corman of CISA on securing the Vaccine Supply Chain

The Security Ledger

residents that it can mine for intelligence.

Security Affairs newsletter Round 264

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5 IoT Security Predictions for 2019

Security Affairs

We believe this will only grow in 2019 and, because this will increase awareness of threats with IoT users, it will, in turn, accelerate the regulation process, and put more pressure on manufacturers to raise the security bar for their products. not located behind routers or firewalls) to conduct future DDoS attacks on data centers and cloud services or for crypto currency mining purposes. For certain, IoT device manufacturers cannot leave IoT cyber security behind much longer.

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Procurement Goals: We Don’t Need Any Toner

Ascent Innovations

A former coworker and good buddy of mine is a Purchasing Manager for a mid-size manufacturing company. Procurement Goals: We Don’t Need Any Toner.

Vietnam-linked Bismuth APT leverages coin miners to stay under the radar

Security Affairs

Since at least 2014, experts at FireEye have observed APT32 targeting foreign corporations with an interest in Vietnam’s manufacturing, consumer products, and hospitality sectors.

Digital Transformation: Exploring AI

Archives Blogs

Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing) Plant Showing an Employee Working on one of the Products. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing) Plant Showing an Employee Working with one of the Machines. Have you seen the administration’s 2020 Federal Data Strategy ?

ARES ADB IOT Botnet targets Android Set Top Boxes (STB) and TVs

Security Affairs

Experts noticed that most of the devices targeted by the bot are Android set-top boxes manufactured by HiSilicon , Cubetek , and QezyMedia. In June, Trend Micro discovered an Android crypto-currency mining botnet that can spread via open ADB (Android Debug Bridge) ports and Secure Shell (SSH). . Researchers from WootCloud Labs have uncovered a new IoT botnet named Ares that is targeting Android-based devices.

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MY TAKE: How blockchain technology came to seed the next great techno-industrial revolution

The Last Watchdog

Bitcoin mining, for instance, is a contest to solve a difficult cryptographic puzzle in order to earn the right to add the next block of validated ledger entries to the historical chain of ledger blocks. This queuing is most notably taking place within Hyperledger , a consortium hosted by the Linux Foundation whose founding members happen to be 30 corporate giants in banking, supply chains, manufacturing, finance, IoT, and technology, led by IBM and Intel.

Data monetization: driving the new competitive edge in retail


Retailers have the opportunity to learn from the expertise of organizations that have built much of their success on data mining. Data monetization: driving the new competitive edge in retail. ravi.kumarv@cgi.com. Mon, 12/09/2019 - 04:28.

Outlaw is Back, a New Crypto-Botnet Targets European Organizations

Security Affairs

This directory contains the crypto mining module named kswapd0. This component has two main functions: Install a cryptoMiner worker: The main purpose of this elf file is the instantiation of a crypto-mining worker.

Cranes, drills and other industrial machines exposed to hack by RF protocols

Security Affairs

Machines used in transportation, manufacturing, construction, and mining sectors often use radio frequency (RF) protocols. Researchers from Trend Micro have analyzed the communication protocols used by cranes and other industrial machines and discovered several flaws. Security experts from Trend Micro have discovered several vulnerabilities in the communication protocols used by cranes, hoists, drills and other industrial machines.