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The hackers of the HardBit ransomware attempt to convince its victims to pay a ransom payment that will be covered by their insurance company

It is in their interest to disclose all insurance details so that they can adjust their requirements so that the insurer covers all costs. Unlike most ransomware operations, HardBit does not include a data leak site, although its operators claim to steal victims’ data and threaten to leak it unless a ransom is paid. The…
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Samsung has developed a new security system called Samsung Message Guard to help Galaxy users maintain protection against the so-called “zero-click”

The system will be able to detect threats when they reach the device as a message and stop them before they cause any damage. Typically, attacks that rely on a “zero-click” exploit involve sending a message or file to the victim with malicious code to trigger a vulnerability on the device that gives the attacker…
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Security researchers have uncovered two new vulnerabilities affecting Schneider Electric Modicon programmable logic controllers (PLCs) that could allow authentication bypass and remote code execution

The flaws, listed as CVE-2022-45788 (CVSS score: 7.5) and CVE-2022-45789 (CVSS score: 8.1). Successful exploitation of the bugs could allow a hacker to execute unauthorized code, cause a denial of service, or expose sensitive information. Details of updates: • ClearSCADA – all versions • EcoStruxure Geo SCADA Expert 2019, 2020 and 2021 – versions prior…
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Researchers found a DarkBit link to LockBit

Days after DarkBit, a new hacker group with an avowed anti-Israel agenda, attacked the Technion University, CRIL researchers discovered that it was a modified version of the well-known LockBit ransomware. For example, encrypted files are given the extension “.DECODE_”, and the ransom note includes a unique URL to communicate and negotiate with The hackers. It…
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