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Nigerian BEC Scammers Use Malware to Up the Ante

Nigerian email scammers have come a long way from the days of asking for money to help a member of the country's royal family.
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SilverTerrier cybergang evolving new techniques for BEC scams

actors have been attributed to more than 51,000 malware samples and 1.1 million cyber attacks over the last four years as they are gaining experience quickly as they adopt new technologies, techniques, and malware to advance their schemes, according to a May 9 blog post.
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Nigerian Cybercrime 'Group' Has 400 Malicious Actors

SilverTerrier is not a traditional cybercrime group. It is the collective name Unit 42 of Palo Alto Networks gives to Nigerian cybercriminals. SilverTerrier continues to grow (over 400 individual actors) and evolve (from advance fee and 419 scams to business email compromise (BEC) and malware distribution).
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Nigerian BEC Scammers Shifting to RATs As Tool of Choice

Scammers running business email compromise (BEC) fraud have grown in number, attack more often, and turn to remote access trojans as the preferred malware type to accompany their raids.
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Cybersecurity Jobs Abound. No Experience Required.

Companies like IBM and Palo Alto Networks scramble to hire hundreds of thousands of corporate hackers to defend networks and data
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Despite Doxing, OilRig APT Group Remains a Threat

Despite a doxing of its targets and tools in March, the advanced persistent threat group known as OilRig remains a significant threat to governments and businesses, researchers at Palo Alto Network's Unit 42 report.
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Attackers actively exploiting Atlassian Confluence and Oracle WebLogic flaws

Attackers are actively exploiting recently fixed vulnerabilities in Oracle WebLogic and the Widget Connector macro in Atlassian Confluence to deliver ransomware, mine cryptocurrency and make the compromised machines participate in DDoS attacks.
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Muhstik Botnet Variant Targets Just-Patched Oracle WebLogic Flaw

Researchers are urging Oracle WebLogic users to update quickly – after new Muhstik botnet samples started targeting a critical flaw in the servers.
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Muhstik Botnet Exploits Recent Oracle WebLogic Vulnerability

A recently observed variant of the Muhstik botnet is exploiting a recently disclosed Oracle WebLogic server vulnerability for cryptomining and distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks.
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Palo Alto Networks Is Putting AI To Work To Help Fight Cyberattacks

Hackers are increasingly automating their attacks, enabling them to exploit vulnerabilities more quickly.
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Leak Reveals Iran’s Wildest Hacker Crew Stole 13,000 Passwords From 98 Organizations

Earlier this month, a prolific hacking group said to be sponsored by Iran had its cyber arsenal leaked. A bundle of tools and target information belonging to the crew, dubbed OilRig, were thrown up on the web for all and sundry to see, marking the most significant leak of Iran's cyber weaponry to date.
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GoDaddy takes down 15,000 subdomains used for online scams

GoDaddy resets passwords for several hundred compromised accounts.
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GoDaddy Takes Down 15,000 Spammy ‘Snake Oil’ Subdomains

YOU’VE SEEN THE ads in your email or online: Celebrities supposedly hawking miracle weight-loss cures or galaxy brain supplements.
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GoDaddy removes a massive network of bogus sales sites

GoDaddy removed a cluster of more than 15,000 fraudulent website subdomains discovered by a researcher at Palo Alto Networks' Unit 42 threat intelligence team.
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New variants of Mirai botnet detected, targeting more IoT devices

Palo Alto Networks researchers spot versions for 5 more processors in the wild.
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How nation-state hacking groups are changing their TTPs

Jen Miller-Osborn, Deputy Director of Threat Intelligence for Palo Alto Networks’ Unit 42, breaks down all of the research their unit has issued with regard to nation-state-linked APTs.
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mwc19-pov--evolution-of-5g-security

With changing security landscape and increasing compute power and threat vectors, 5G security needs to embrace a holistic protection approach that includes not just the networks, but the end user and IoT devices. Learn about Palo Alto Networks' approach to 5G security with Scott Stevens, CTO for service providers at Palo Alto Networks.
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New Mirai malware variant targets enterprise devices

Cyber attacks attempts to deploy the keylogging, screenshot-taking, password-stealing Cardinal RAT malware.
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This updated trojan malware campaign targets fintech and cryptocurrency trading companies

Cyber attacks attempts to deploy the keylogging, screenshot-taking, password-stealing Cardinal RAT malware.
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Brace yourselves: New variant of Mirai takes aim at a new crop of IoT devices

Virulent malware updated to add 11 new exploits.
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Attack scale dictates ‘zero-trust’ cybersecurity approach for Palo Alto Networks

Just how significant is the threat activity by malicious actors against the global cybercommunity? One major cybersecurity company offers a hint of the current level of attacks.
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How Palo Alto Networks Realigned Its Partner Program

Most businesses standardize on couple of server, network and storage vendors but are forced to use dozens of security vendors. Palo Alto Networks uses its platform security approach to enable partners to add their IP under the umbrella of a single provider.
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How Superforecasting Can Help Improve Cyber-Security Risk Assessment

Understanding and evaluating risk is always a hot top for security professionals.
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#RSAC: 99 Security Products and You Still Got Breached

Despite a proliferation of security tools, breaches continue to happen.
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Cyber Security Today: What to expect from RSA Conference with Palo Alto Networks

The annual RSA Security Conference officially kicked off Tuesday morning with keynotes from host RSA, Cisco Systems and the FBI.
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Palo Alto Networks Accelerates Security in PAN-OS 9.0 Update

New release of Palo Alto Network's core operating system platform adds multiple new features including a DNS security service and a Policy Optimizer capability.
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Europe, data and diversity — and HR’s own changing role

Human resources experts identify top priorities for the profession in 2019
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Palo Alto Networks and Girl Scouts of the U.S.A.

Palo Alto Networks and Girl Scouts of the U.S.A.
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Palo Alto Networks Revamps Partner Program, Brings MSP Program to Fore

The latest partner-program update comes on the heels of significant C-level change.
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Palo Alto Networks: Mac malware steals your cryptocurrency exchange cookies

Palo Alto Networks’ Unit 42 security division recently discovered malware that targets the Mac platform and enables hackers to steal browser cookies, or login credentials, associated with mainstream cryptocurrency exchanges and wallet service websites.
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