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.

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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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

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: 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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Security Affairs newsletter Round 326

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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: 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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Kali Project Encryption and Isolation Using Vagrant and BitLocker


Then, the script performs some data mining to determine the ID of the virtual storage image associated with our Kali VM. Imagine that you work on different engagements or projects in which Kali Linux is one of your primary tools. Furthermore, maybe you also have the need to keep the data for each of those projects isolated from the others – in other words, you need to avoid cross-contamination between your projects.

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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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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.”

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.

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.

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

The Security Ledger

residents that it can mine for intelligence.

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.

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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Security Affairs newsletter Round 264

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A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived! Every week the best security articles from Security Affairs free for you in your email box.

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.

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.

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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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 ?

Part 1: OMG! Not another digital transformation article! Is it about understanding the business drivers?

ARMA International

DRM is used by publishers, manufacturers and IP owners for digital content and device monitoring” (Techopedia 2021). DT is creating real-time data that can be “mined” to uncover information about products, customers, market trends, and financial risks. Abstract.

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.

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.

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.

The Hacker Mind Podcast: Car Hacking 0x05


You can do what's called a replay attack by capturing the codes and replaying them, or you can use a previously successful rollover sequence to calculate the key fob code of the next car from the same manufacturer. Leale: It just depends on what the goal is of the manufacturer.

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.

IoT Unravelled Part 3: Security

Troy Hunt

Yeah, me either, because most of mine are probably like yours: the simplest electrical devices in the house. There's no consistency across manufacturers or devices either in terms of defaulting to auto-updates or even where to find updates.

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Common file format initiatives – an industry model for scientific archiving?


Looking at the different focuses when x = Clinical, Manufacturing, Laboratory, Pharma CoVigilance, or Drug Safety, how to develop risk based approach to records management, how to get senior management buy-in to improve RM/Archiving Service and, how business value is projected from archived material. They also constitute an opportunity for mining as the often raw experimental data from, the past to be used in the present.

Group-IB presented latest cybercrime and nation-state hacking trends in Asia

Security Affairs

The threats that are notable for the Asian region are represented by a significant number of attacks aimed at manufacturing of chips, microprocessors and system control boards of different IT vendors, whose principal manufacturing operations are located in Asia. In 2018 Group-IB detected five successful “51% attacks”, when attackers take control over at least 51% of mining power.

Leaders need the technical detail

MIKE 2.0

Good examples of changes that are coming with more that is unknown than known include cyber currencies, blockchain, quantum computing, artificial intelligence, smart cities, augmented reality and additive manufacturing. Left on their own, research teams working on initiatives like quantum technologies, blockchain and the next generations of manufacturing technologies are often missing the opportunity to commercialise aspects of their solutions early.