This Week in Security News – January 28th, 2022

Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days. This week, read the third installment of Trend Micro’s Codex series. Also, read about the White House’s latest zero-trust approach to its cybersecurity strategy. Read More HERE…

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Defending the Supply Chain: Why the DDS Protocol is Critical in Industrial and Software Systems

In 2021, a team of researchers from Trend Micro Research, TXOne, ADLINK, Alias Robotics, and ZDI looked into the Data Distribution Service (DDS) standard and its implementations from a security angle. The full findings of this research will be presented in the S4X22 Conference in April 2022. Read More HERE…

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TianySpy Malware Uses Smishing Disguised as Message From Telco

Trend Micro confirmed a new mobile malware infection chain targeting both Android and iPhone devices. The malware might have been designed to steal credentials associated with membership websites of major Japanese telecommunication services. Read More HERE…

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Investigating APT36 or Earth Karkaddan’s Attack Chain and Malware Arsenal

We investigated the most recent activities of APT36, also known as Earth Karkaddan, a politically motivated advanced persistent threat (APT) group, and discuss its use of CapraRAT, an Android RAT with clear similarities in design to the group’s favored Windows malware, Crimson RAT. Read More HERE…

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Codex Exposed: Task Automation and Response Consistency

Being able to automate tasks or programmatically execute them unsupervised is an essential part of both regular and malicious computer usage, so we wondered if a tool like Codex was reliable enough to be scripted and left to run unsupervised, generating the required code. Read More HERE…

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This Week in Security News – January 21, 2022

 This week, read about various cybersecurity threats that affect industrial control and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)’s latest cyberattack warnings. Read More HERE…

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Defending Users’ NAS Devices From Evolving Threats

In our latest research, we analyze the threats targeting well-known brands of network-attached storage (NAS) devices. Read More HERE…

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Cybersecurity for Industrial Control Systems: Part 2

To cap off the series, we’ll discuss malware detection and distribution in various countries. Our team also rounds up several insights to help strengthen ICS cybersecurity and mitigate malware attacks. Read More HERE…

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