May 17, 2024NewsroomLinux / Malware The Kimsuky (aka Springtail) advanced persistent threat (APT) group, which is linked to North Korea’s Reconnaissance General Bureau (RGB), has been observed deploying a Linux version of its GoBear backdoor as part of a campaign targeting South Korean organizations. The backdoor, codenamed Gomir, is “structurally almost identical to GoBear, with
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OpenAI has effectively dissolved a team focused on ensuring the safety of possible future ultra-capable artificial intelligence systems, following the departure of the group’s two leaders, including OpenAI co-founder and chief scientist, Ilya Sutskever. Rather than maintain the so-called superalignment team as a standalone entity, OpenAI is now integrating the group more deeply across its
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Cybersecurity researchers have shed more light on a remote access trojan (RAT) known as Deuterbear used by the China-linked BlackTech hacking group as part of a cyber espionage campaign targeting the Asia-Pacific region this year. “Deuterbear, while similar to Waterbear in many ways, shows advancements in capabilities such as including support for shellcode plugins, avoiding
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Moto G85 5G has surfaced on a benchmarking website, which means the company’s next midrange G-series smartphone could debut soon. The Lenovo-owned smartphone maker launched the Moto G84 5G in September 2023 and the handset’s successor could arrive with an upgraded Snapdragon chip built using Qualcomm’s 4nm technology. The Moto G85 5G will run on Android
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ChatGPT is getting a new Connect Apps feature that will allow users to integrate their Google Drive and Microsoft OneDrive with the artificial intelligence (AI) platform. This feature will enable users to eliminate the hassle of downloading documents to their devices and then manually uploading them to the AI platform. However, this feature is only
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May 17, 2024NewsroomCryptojacking / Malware The cryptojacking group known as Kinsing has demonstrated its ability to continuously evolve and adapt, proving to be a persistent threat by swiftly integrating newly disclosed vulnerabilities to exploit arsenal and expand its botnet. The findings come from cloud security firm Aqua, which described the threat actor as actively orchestrating
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iPhone 16 and iPhone 16 Pro are expected to launch in the second half of 2024 and production of components for Apple’s next generation of smartphones is likely to start in the coming weeks, according to details shared by Display Supply Chain Consultants (DSCC) CEO and Co-Founder Ross Young. Meanwhile, TF Securities International analyst Ming-Chi Kuo
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May 16, 2024NewsroomMalware / Cyber Espionage The North Korea-linked Kimsuky hacking group has been attributed to a new social engineering attack that employs fictitious Facebook accounts to targets via Messenger and ultimately delivers malware. “The threat actor created a Facebook account with a fake identity disguised as a public official working in the North Korean
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May 16, 2024NewsroomVulnerability / Network Security Researchers have discovered a new security vulnerability stemming from a design flaw in the IEEE 802.11 Wi-Fi standard that tricks victims into connecting to a less secure wireless network and eavesdrop on their network traffic. The SSID Confusion attack, tracked as CVE-2023-52424, impacts all operating systems and Wi-Fi clients,
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Security researchers have disclosed almost a dozen security flaws impacting the GE HealthCare Vivid Ultrasound product family that could be exploited by malicious actors to tamper with patient data and even install ransomware under certain circumstances. “The impacts enabled by these flaws are manifold: from the implant of ransomware on the ultrasound machine to the
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Apple announced several new accessibility-focused features for its iPhone and iPad devices on Wednesday. The company regularly introduces new accessibility features to make the devices easier to use for those who suffer from physical disabilities. This year, the tech giant is bringing a new Eye Tracking feature that will allow users to control their device
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